In just a few days we will know officially whether Sergey Lazarev will return to the Eurovision Song Contest for the second time. Today he spoke for the first time through his social networks, referring to the issue, confirming that he is one of the candidates, but expects the official announcement of the Russian Broadcaster.
In response to a fan’s question, Sergey Lazarev commented:
Still it is not clear who will go! I am only one of the candidates!
Under the post, the only winner of the contest so far for Russia, Dima Bilan, did not hesitate to wish him good luck and to be always first in his life.
As we have already informed you, in our previous article, the announcement of the artist who will represent Russia in Tel Aviv will be on 10th of February. Russian entry in Tel Aviv will be a song composed by Philip Kirkorov and Dimitris Kontopoulos, with project producer Elias Kokotos. It is also reported that Fokas Evangelinos returns as a choreographer. It is also reported that the song will be a ballad.
Sergey Lazarev represented Russia in 2016 and despite his great victory in televoting, he came third. Russia counts one victory in Eurovision 2008 with Dima Bilan and Believe.