Russian singer Manizha wins national selection for Eurovision-2021

Baku, March 9, AZERTAC

Singer Manizha with her song ‘Russian woman’ will represent Russia during the 2021 Eurovision song contest in Rotterdam in May 2021, according to the national selection's live broadcast by Channel One on Monday, TASS reports.

Manizha Sangin, 29, is a Russian signer of Tajik origin. She is an independent singer and songwriter, a music video director and a public activist fighting against domestic violence. She has been an ambassador of the Podari Zhizn charity foundation since 2019. In December 2020, Manizha was announced as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.

The 65th Eurovision song contest will be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on May 18-22. Its slogan is ‘Open Up.’ Due to the current pandemic, organizers plan to introduce strict security measures. All participants will have to observe social distancing and pass coronavirus tests. Performers were recommended to stay in quarantine five days before their departure to the Netherlands.

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