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Junior Eurovision: Russian national final to be held in Sochi?

Apparently, the preparations for this year’s Russian national final for Junior Eurovision are in full swing. 

According to Lina Arifulina, show producer, the national selection show will take place in Sochi. However, the Russian broadcaster hasn’t made any official statements about about their plans for Junior Eurovision 2016 yet.

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Last year, Russia selected Misha Smirnov to perform at Junior Eurovision after an open national selection procedure. The young singer ended 6th at the international contest with the song “Mechta” (Dream).

About Belén García (Spain)

Belén García (Spain)
My name is Belén, I am a 25 year-old musician girl from Spain. I have been following Eurovision since I was only 11 and the Junior version since the beginning (expert of this contest).Before ESC+Plus, I have been part of very well-known websites about Eurovision. Apart from writing, I love taking professional photos!I have already travelled to Eurovision three times (Malmö 2013, Copenhagen 2014 and Vienna 2015) and to Junior Eurovision twice (Malta 2014 & Bulgaria 2015). Next stop -> Stockholm 2016