Dimitris Kontopoulos’s birthday was today and Philipp Kirkorov wished him on his Instagram page. Philipp Kirkorov in his post, confirmed that Dimitris Kontopoulos will be the composer of the Russian entry in Israel.
Dimitris Kontopoulos will be the composer of the Russian entry in Eurovision 2019
Only a few days ago Russia confirmed its participation, saying that as soon as they plan the New Year’s programmes, they will proceed to the preparations for their participation in next year’s Eurovision Song Contest.
For months there have been rumors that “Dream Team” will represent Russia in Eurovision 2019. Philipp Kirkorov in an unsuspecting time, from the USA, stated that Dream Team’s adventure for May had just begun, posting a photo of him, along with Dimitris Kontopoulos and Ilias Kokotos.
Today, these news have been confirmed, since Philipp Kirkorov, wishing to Dimitris Kontopoulos for his birthday, has cleared up any doubts we had.
Philipp Kirkorov, of course, does not mention the artist that will represent Russia, obviously with a song, composed by Dimitris Kontopoulos. His words, however, prove how famous is Dimitris Kontopoulos in the Russian star system, and it is certainly honored to be said by a legend such as Philipp Kirkorov.
The common Eurovision history between Dimitris Kontopoulos and Philipp Kirkorov
Philipp Kirkorov and Dimitris Kontopoulos have collaborated in six previous entries. They started in 2007 with Belarus and Work Your Magic. The following year, a breath from victory came with the Shady Lady for Ukraine. In 2013 they also took achieved a second place, with Azerbaijan this time and Hold Me. In 2014 they represent Russia for the first time, with Shine. In 2016, they won in televoting and ranked third in general, again with Russia and You’re the Only One. This year, they represented Moldova with My Lucky Day. It is worth noting that all their entries ended in the top 10 of the final score.
Will their seventh time be their lucky?