The Competition Begins

The Competition Begins

The first day of New Wave Junior 2015 gets underway in Artek, Crimea today with a total of 15 singers from across the CIS and Europe competing in the show.

The running order for today is as follows:

  1. Greece – Emma Khamza (12)
  2. Belarus – Yulia Levina (11)
  3. Lithuania – Kleopatra Vasilevskite (12)
  4. Russia – Vilena Khikmalullina (10)
  5. Bulgaria – Krisia Todorova (11)
  6. Moldova – Yeva Timush (12)
  7. Ukraine – Smile (11, 11, 11)
  8. Israel – Timoti Sannikov (11)
  9. Malta – Gaia Cauchi (12)
  10. Kazakhstan – Daneliya Tuleshova (9)
  11. Georgia – Nino Basilaya (10)
  12. Russia – Dikiye gitary (10)
  13. Armenia – Mary Kocharyan (12)
  14. Ukraine – Anna Trincher (12)
  15. Belarus – Aleksandr Minonok

Every day the jury made up of music professionals including Philipp Kirkorov who has been heavily involved in the Eurovision Song Contest having represented Russia in 1995. An award will also be given after the three days for the audience’s favourite performer, the voting is open and the results as of 22:10 BST (10 August) are as follows:

  1. Kazakhstan – Daneliya Tyleshova – 1562 votes
  2. Russia – Dikiye gitary – 762
  3. Russia – Vilena Khikmalullina – 617
  4. Georgia – Nino Basilaya – 301
  5. Bulgaria – Krisia Todorova – 244
  6. Ukraine – Anna Trincher – 225
  7. Moldova – Yeva Timish – 198
  8. Armenia – Mary Kocharyan – 182
  9. Belarus – Aleksandr Minonok – 181
  10. Malta – Gaia Cauchi – 159
  11. Greece – Emma Khamza – 111
  12. Israel – Timoti Sannikov – 92
  13. Ukraine – Trio Smile – 91
  14. Belarus – Yulia Levina – 57
  15. Lithuania – Kleopatra Vasilevskite – 54

Source: New Wave Junior