Anastasiya Gladilina from Russia has been announced as the winner of the children’s contest at the 25th Slavianski Bazaar.

Anastasiya was one of twenty singers from across Europe and Central Asia to compete in this years contest in Vibetsk. The Russian singer finished first ahead of the second place singer Anastasiya Zhabko. Anastasiya has become only the second Russian singer to win the contest following in the footsteps of Roman Grechushnikov who won in 2004.

Source: Belta.by

The Slavianski Bazaar has been held annually since 1992 to showcase Slavic culture. As part of the Bazaar two contests are held, one for child singers and one for young pop performers. The pop performers contest is split over two days, the first day sees performers singing a song in their national language. The second day sees the performers covering a popular song from the Slavic nations. The winner if selected by a jury made up of past winners and well known performers.