GEORGIA – Russia just declared the winner of the 15th edition of Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Congratulations! Polina Bogusevich represented Russia at the 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Tbilisi with the song Wings. Once again Junior Europredcition proven to predict the winner as Russia was the top favourite of the jury votes and also second in the overall and web users voting. This is the second time Russia wins Junior Eurovision. The first one was in 2006 with the Tlmachecy Sisters who alter on (in 2014) represented Russia in the senior Eurovision Song Contest edition. Later on we will analyse the show and voting patterns.
Bogusevich was born in Moscow on 4 July 2003. She is a student at the Academy of Popular Music. Bogusevich began her professional singing career in 2012, while taking part in an international arts festival in Macedonia, and later appeared on the television programs Okno v Parizh and Shkola muzyki.
Bogusevich began her singing career after being selected to compete in season one of Golos deti. After her blind audition, she joined Team Dima Bilan. She progressed to the battle rounds, where she was eliminated from the competition. Following Golos deti, Bogusevich took part in New Wave Junior 2014, as one of the two Russian representatives. She went on to place second in the competition.
In April 2017, Bogusevich was confirmed to be taking part in the Russian national selection for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017 with the song “Krylya”. She later went on to win the national selection, and was awarded the right to represent Russia in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Tbilisi. The song was later given an English language title for Junior Eurovision, “Wings”. At the final on 26 November 2017, Bogusevich was declared the winner of the competition, becoming only the second Russian entrant to win and the first since the Tolmachevy Sisters won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2006.
JUNIOR EUROVISION 2017 🇬🇪
|🇦🇱 Albania||Ana Kodra||Don't Touch My Tree||67|
|🇦🇺 Australia||Isabella Clarke||Speak Up||172|
|🇧🇾 Belarus||Helena Meraai||I am the One||149|
|🇨🇾 Cyprus||Nicole Nicolaou||I Wanna Be a Star||45|
|🇬🇪 Georgia||Grigol Kipshidze||Voice of the Heart||185|
|🇮🇪 Ireland||Muireann McDonnell||Súile Glasa||54|
|🇮🇹 Italy||Maria Iside Fiore||Scelgo (My Choice)||86|
|🇲🇰 FYR Macedonia||Mina Blažev||Dancing Through Life||69|
|🇲🇹 Malta||Gianluca Cilia||Dawra Tond||107|
|🇳🇱 The Netherlands||Fource||Love Me||156|
|🇵🇱 Poland||Alicja Rega||Mój Dom||138|
|🇵🇹 Portugal||Mariana Venâncio||Youtuber||54|
|🇷🇺 Russia||Polina Bogusevich||Krylya||188|
|🇷🇸 Serbia||Irina Brodić & Jana Paunović||Ceo svet je naš||92|
|🇺🇦 Ukraine||Anastasiya Baginska||Ne zupyniay||147|