EUROVISION 2013 - MALMÖ - SVERIGE
INTERVIEW - BELARUS
Belarus - SOLAYOH
|With thanks to Douwe Reveler for this interview|
caught up with this years Belarussian contestant in the Eurovision Song
Contest, Alyona Lanskaya during her recent visit to
first of all welcome to
you very much for your warm words. Yes, this is the first time in
You won the Belarussian preselection with a different song ('Rhythm of
love') and now you have a song which a lot of people are finding a lot
stronger. What was the reason behind the change ?
You won the Belarussian preselection with a different song ('Rhythm of love') and now you have a song which a lot of people are finding a lot stronger. What was the reason behind the change ?
of all what about the different points of view. Like this song or who
doesn't like, it is very good because we appreciate every point of view.
When Marc Paelinck, the author of this song knew that I took part in this
years contest, he suggested to me, sent me just a couple of songs and all
these songs were very strong and 'Rhythm of love' also and that is why the
executive meeting, musical producers and they voted and choose the 'Solayoh'.
song, what is the meaning of 'Solayoh' ?
song 'Solayoh' is about one of the planets of the Solar System where all the
people are happy and they live without negative emotions and all is wonder
makes you happy in life ?
I am happy when I am with my family, with my sister and with my niece. I
love them very much and I am happy when I bring them presents and when I see
the happy eyes of my niece and also I am happy when I see the happy faces
and happy eyes of my family. I am also happy when I see that in my flat
there are a lot of flowers because I like to grow flowers in my old country
house. Also I am happy when I feel the support of my big fans because I live
and I sing for all these people.
whilst you are in the
first of all I visited the
you had contact with other Belarussian entrants from the Eurovision who have
maybe given you some tips ?
really appreciate experience of any person who can give me good advice, that
is why of course I keep in touch with everyone.
you heard the other songs that are competing this year and do you have a
like a lot of songs and first of all I would like to underline that all
people, all singers who take part in Eurovision they are great
professionals. I like a lot countries,
You live in
You live in
are your expectations for the contest ? What do you hope for ? Obviously the
final but then afterwards ?
of all I would like to say you can never predict in Eurovision and that is
why I rely on my experience, on my fans, on the hard work I do every day and
I think I can reach the best result and I believe in success.
let us wish you success as well and we will see each other in Malmö and I
Great ! Thank you !