The running order for the semi-final of the International Pop Song Performers Contest at Slavianski Bazaar 2017 has been announced.

The twenty-one participants in the International Pop Song Performers Contest 2017 at Slavianski Bazaar have drawn the order that they will perform in tomorrow’s semi-final. The draw saw the participants picking envelopes at random, with each envelope containing a number between one and twenty-one.

The running order is as follows:

  1. Uzbekistan – Rishat Kamal
  2. Russia – Lucien Sur
  3. Ukraine – Vlad Sytnik
  4. Estonia – Nika
  5. Poland – Uliasha
  6. Moldova – Daniel Schwetz
  7. Macedonia – Stefan Manasievic
  8. Kazakhstan – Ayree
  9. Netherlands – Dennis Smit
  10. Armenia – Arman Mesropyan
  11. Serbia – Nevena Bozović
  12. Lithuania – Paulina Paulauskaite
  13. Croatia – Nina Kraljić
  14. Belarus – Egor Sharankov
  15. Malta – Janice Mangion
  16. Colombia – Asael Cuesta
  17. Latvia – Sabina Berezina
  18. Mexico – Donatella Pelayo Rodriguez
  19. Georgia – Keta Tsverava
  20. Bulgaria – Nikola Chochev
  21. Italy – Walter Ricci

The competition tomorrow will decide the fifteen singers who will take part in the final of the competition which is spread over two days. The finalists will be announced after the semi-final has been taken place. The competition will not be broadcast live on television, however, Belarus 3 will broadcast the competition on delay on Saturday evening.


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Source: 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.