BELARUS – They played in festivals all summer, Xenia and Artem are simply amazing and they are making history with their performances as all Belarusians seem to love them. Now they are back to the international scene releasing their brand new video for the song Biažy. The song combines guitar tunes with ethnic sounds and it’s simply Ama`ing just like them. Lovely personalities, full of energy and many times around them they proven to me that music is their life style, the way they can express and the way they can enjoy life. Simply, amazing. Congrats guys
Naviband (also called NAVI) is a Belarusian married indie pop duo. The group is led by Arciom Lukjanienka (vocals, guitar) and Ksienija Žuk (vocals, keyboards). In-studio members also include Uladzislaŭ Čaščavik (bass), Aliaksandr Taboĺski (production), and Uladzimir Biehier (drums). They represented Belarus in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017, with the song “Historyja majho žyccia” finishing in 17th place.
Naviband were confirmed to have submitted an application for Belarus’s national final for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017, on 26 November 2016. On 30 November, they were confirmed to be one of the thirteen finalists with the song “Historyja majho žyccia”. During the final, held on 20 January 2017, Naviband went on to win, placing first with juries and fifth with televoters.
They represented Belarus in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. “Historyja majho žyccia” is the first ever Belarusian Eurovision entry to be sung in the Belarusian language, as the language had only previously been heard at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Belarus competed in the second half of the second semi-final at the Eurovision Song Contest and came 17th in the final. (source: wikipedia.org)