RUSSIA – Kirkorov disclosed to RIA Novosti that he is preparing an artist to represent a nation in Turin. But the Varna-born singer didn’t say which. He promised to give all facts in two weeks.
“The track is almost done,” he remarked. “The artist is ready — he or she. “I hope my option does not disappoint you and that it surprises you.”
Klava Koka, a prominent Russian singer, recently visited Greece. She also shared on Instagram Stories about recording a song at a nearby studio. The studio where the “окинулa ат” singer snapped a photo reminded Russian Eurovision fans of Dimitris Kontopoulos’ Athens studio. Klava’s selection would follow VGTRK’s trend of selecting the Russian entry every other year. Since 2014, the Dream Team has written and produced all of this broadcaster’s submissions. In 2020, she had a number one hit with Niletto’s “ра”. Klava also has over nine million followers on TikTok.
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Saro, an Armenian singer, won the eighteenth New Wave. Like DoReDos in 2017, the Eurovision 2019 backup vocalist was mentioned as a possible song contest entry after standing backstage with Kirkorov following his win. Saro told Armenian media that Kirkorov suggested he travel to Eurovision. Though less open to Dream Team submissions than its neighbours, Unlike Klava, Saro has not visited Dimitris Kontopoulos’ studio or met extensively with Kirkorov since the Sochi tournament. Nonetheless, Saro duetted with Kirkorov in September after his Yerevan tour.
Runner-up in 2015’s VotR Since the mid-2000s, Alexander Panayotov has aspired to represent Russia. He finished second behind Dima Bilan in 2008 and fourth behind LOBODA in the 2009 Ukrainian election. Panayotov published a photo of Mneskin on Instagram after Eurovision 2021 finished. “Viva Italia!” he captioned. “See ya in Turin.” Backstage at New Wave, Alexander was seen snapping photos with the Dream Team. Panayotov is frequent on VGTRK’s flagship channel Russia-1, therefore the broadcaster may miss him.
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