Poland will be represented by Lilit Minasyan at Slavianski Bazaar 2019, having won the Polish selection process in Warsaw.
Lilit Minasyan will be representing Poland at Slavianski Bazaar 2019 having won the nations selection process at the Slavic Soul Festival at the Capitol Theater in Warsaw. Lilit was one of eight singers compete in the Polish selection process.
The top three was as follows:
- Lilit Minasyan – First
- Julian Lesinsky – Second
- Maxim Lapinsky – Third
The winner of the Polish selection was selected by a jury formed of:
- Gleb Lebetsky – Chairman of Slavianski Bazaar
- Nikita Orlov
- Vlasta Trachik
- Tomas Confederak
- Mikhail Kachmarek
- Sarah Sargasyan
What is Slavianski Bazaar?
Slavianski Bazaar has been held annually in Vibetsk, Belarus since 1992. The event consists of two competitive contests, the International Pop Song Performers Contest for singers age 18 to 31, and the Children’s Contest for those age between 7 and 12. The competition is popular in the former Soviet Union, Baltic States and the Balkans. Winners include Ruslana, Zeljko Joksimovic, Donny Montell and Alyona Lanskaya. The Children’s Contest has been held since 2003 and former winners include singers who have gone on to compete in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. This includes former winner Ksenia Sitnik who won for Belarus in 2005.