Pauline Bogussevich and Igor Krutoy
Linden and Tina Kuznetsova
Igor Krutoy, Filipp Kirkorov
The official Russian pre-party of Eurovision song contest “Junior Eurovision-2017” was held on 15 November. To participant, 14-year-old Pauline Bogussevich, which will represent Russia in the finals on November 26 in Tbilisi, came friends, colleagues, and stellar mentors.
“Dear Valeriya, I sincerely wish you victory and appreciate your chances, because you are a very bright and talented, congratulated from the stage of the Russian participants of “Junior Eurovision-2017″ Philip. — When I stood on the stage of this competition, I remember your feelings, the excitement, the whole burden of responsibility that falls on the shoulders. It is a great honour to represent their country’s main musical contest of Europe. More than once I took part in the competition and as a songwriter, and as a mentor our contestants. I have a lot in common with the Eurovision, and I can say that I really love this competition. It’s a great experience that will stay with you for life. Go on stage and enjoy their moment, well, we’ll all be rooting and voting for you!”
Interestingly, a distinctive feature of the competition this year will be the opportunity for viewers to vote for contestants of their country. Voting will open on the official website from 24 to 26 November. About it guests are not again reminded the leading party of the Russian party “of the Junior Eurovision 2016” Misha Smirnov and leading the Children’s “New Wave” Tonya Volodin.
Singer Angelica Agurbash gave Pauline a mascot, which appeared in the competition in 2005. To support Pauline and wish her good luck came also her friends and colleagues at the Russian Academy of popular music of Igor Krutoy and personally known producer, singer Tina Kuznetsova, Angelica, Alina Grosu, the writer Oleg Roy, Vic, Sergey Prikazchikov from the group Pizza, the finalists of the show “Dancing” on TNT sisters Elena and Foam Basenko and sisters michalec, TV presenter Linden and many others.
Organizers of the party were made by the Academy of Popular Music of Igor Krutoy and the TV channel “Karusel”.