The official broadcaster of Eurovision in Russia, VGTRK called the contractor, which will go in the famous competition.
Last year the competition was attended Portugal – then the victory was won by the flamboyant Israeli singer with the song “Toy”, so the future talent show will take place in Israel. A Grand show will take tel Aviv: the semi-finals of “Eurovision” will take place on 14 and 16 may, the final on 18 may.
Participant from Russia was again determined not by people’s selection and decision of the channel, which will broadcast the contest “Russia 1” has fallen on Sergey Lazarev.
He has already represented Russia at the “Eurovision 2016” and won in the voting countries, however, due to the imposition in that year of additional votes of a special jury, was in third place.
Recall that singer Dima Bilan also stormed the Eurovision song contest twice, and won in 2008.