Life after JESC: Tolmachevy Sisters
MOSCOW, RUSSIA – Through this series of posts oikotimes.com would like to present information about the Junior Eurovision Song Contest winners after-winning-life. What happened to the JESC winners after their triumph in the contest?
Anastasiya and Maria Tolmachevy are twins, singers, actresses, and former child singers from the Russian city of Kursk. Aged nine, they won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2006 in Bucharest, Romania, with their song Vesenniy Jazz.
In the national final held on 4 June 2006 they were chosen from 20 acts to represent their country in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, which they won by a clear margin. They received 154 points, beating Belarus who received 129 points. Eight years later, they were chosen internally to represent Russia at Eurovision 2014.
The twins released an album called Polovinki in 2007, and have appeared in a made-for-TV movie in Russia.
The Tolmachevy Sisters represented Russia with the song Shine in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark after being internally selected by Russian television. They came 7th overall with 89 points.
2006 “Vesenniy Jazz”