RUSSIA 2013: DINA GARIPOVA CHOSEN
Vasil Dimitrov (Bulgaria)
Dina Garipova, the winner of The Voice Russia won the ticket to represent the country in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013. Channel One also announced that the Russian representative will sing the song “What If” penned by Gabriel Alares and Joakim Bjornberg, in collaboration with Russian musician Leonid Gutkin.
Channel One’s Yurij Aksyuta said that the choice of Dina Garipova was a reasonable choice and in fact it’s a public choice since Dina was voted by the public in The Voice Russia.