Belarus 2015: Uzari & Maimuna to Vienna
Fotis Konstantopoulos (Greece)
MINSK, BELARUS – Belarusian national broadcaster concluded the national selection for Vienna tonight with 15 acts presented to the public vote by the jury and the viewers. Uzari and Maimuna won the amazing national selection tonight with a great song indeed. The song penned by J. Navrotski, the kyrics – by S. Geraskova was considered a favourite according to our poll despite the desperate voting attempts by Rybak’s fans.
76 pts Uzari & Maimuna — “Time”
66 pts Anastasia Malashkevich — “Don’t Save My Name”
62 pts Gunesh — “I Believe in a Miracle”
47 pts MILKI — “Accent”
45 pts Aleksey Gross — “Stand as One”
36 pts Napoli — “My Dreams”
30 pts Yana & Muzzart — “Only Dance”
28 pts Valeria Sadovskaya — “Summer Love”
19 pts Lis — “Angel
16 pts Beatrys — “Fighter”
14 pts Daria — “Love Is My Colour”
10 pts Tasha ODI — “Giving Up Your Love”
09 pts Rostany — “Electric Toys”
05 pts Janette — “Supernova”
01 pt Vitaly Voronko —”Drive”
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE SHOW
Teo (2014) and Alyona Lanskaya (2013) performed in the show which was indeed a spectacular effort of BTRC full of great songs. The show was hosted by Olga Ryzhikova and Denis Dudinskiy while 1/8 of the voting came up from the jury made of: G. Davydko, E. Zaritski, M. Drabovich, A. Mikheev, S. Andrianov, E. Treshchinskya, D. Novik. For the first time in years the Belarusian national selection had great quality songs.
Many surprised Rybak lost but then again they forget his 4th place in 2013 Norwegian national final! Uzari who was completely out of the blue in the 2012 national selection, finally made it with an impressive song and a great duet with Maimuna. Overall BTRC proved once again they can make a spectacular show. In special Belarusian Europrediction Gunesh won the oikotimes.com voting with Milki second and Uzari & Maimuna third.
INFORMATION ON UZARI & MAIMUNA
Yuri Navrotsky, better known by his stage name Uzari, is a Belarusian singer and songwriter who will represent Belarus in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 along with Maimuna with the song “Time”.