Ukraine national broadcaster presented the second semi final tonight to determine last three finalists for great final on 21st February. Just like last week, Ruslana, Konstantin Meladze and Andrei Danilko interpreted after each live performances. The second semifinal was hosted by Dimitri Tankovich and Aleksander Pedan as the first one. Also Spanish participant performed her song “Say Yay”, before announcement of results.
Eurovision.tv introduced the participants before the semifinal as the following clauses:
A band SanSay was founded in 2007. Andrei Zaporozhets (Sun) is a lead vocal. SunSay performs funk, reggae, soul and folk style. Since 2007 the band released five albums.
Pur:Pur was founded in 2008 in the city of Kharkiv and became popular through Internet. Pur:Pur consists of three members: Nata Smirina (lead vocal), Evgeni Zhebko (guitar), Gregori Oleynik (drums). The band performs indie-rock, jazz and bossa nova. Pur:Pur sang at various festivals like Gogol-Fest, Stereoleto and others. For the Ukrainian national semi-final the band prepared the song We Do Change.
Peaks of Kings is a newly founded rock band from the city of Mukacheve from Western Ukraine. The band consists of Valentin Madyar (lead vocal), Tomasz Mikitin (guitar), Mikhailo Koshtura (bass guitar), Danilo Zvenyhorodski (drums) and Lyubov Lukina (keyboards). The Eurovsion song Last Hope is the band’s first entry. “This song is about human feelings, about love between a female and a male. The Eurovision Song Contest is not an experiment but a huge chance for us”, said musicians.
A band Pringlez comes from Kharkiv. The band consists of Anna Korsun (vocals), Andrey Gustey (guitar, back vocal), Anatoly Bulash (guitar, back vocal), Vitaly Inutochkin (drums) and Evgeny Chernobrovkin (bass). Pringlez perfoms pop-rock, euro-pop and electoronic. The band’s song Easy To Love was written by their lead vocalist Anna Korsun. The song is about love at first glance.
Victoria Petryk participated in the 2008 Junior Eurovision Song Contest where she reached second place with her song Matrosy. In 2010, at age 13, Victoria was a contestant on the TV show Ukraine’s Got Talent 2 where she made it to the semi-final stage singing with her eight-year-old sister, Anastasiya Petryk. Victoria was a finalist in the Ukrainian national final in 2014 and came second with her song Love Is Lord behind only Mariya Yaremchuk.Victoria will participate in this year’s Ukrainian national selection with the songOverload.
Arkadi Voityuk is from a small town of Kovel in Western Ukraine. In 2011 the musician was one of the finalists in the TV talent show X-Factor. In the same year he released his first single Let Me Free. In 2013, Arkadi was among finalists in the contest New Wave. His debut album is called G7. In the Ukrainian semi-final Arkadi will sing Vse V Tobi.
ALLOISE’s real name is Alla Moskovka. In 2004 the singer was a band member of Tomato Jaws, and in 2007 a lead vocal in the band Gorchitza. Since 2012 ALLOISE began her career as a solo singer. Besides singing Alla Moskovka is also a stage actor. About her Eurovision entry Crown the singer says: “It is very energetic, uncompromising with a power of fight.”
The iconic pop duo from Ukraine is famous for its outstanding powerful voices and striking charisma of its vocalists. NuAngels are two female singers Victoria and Slava. The duo was created by Yuri Nikitin. A song Higher for this year’s national Ukrainian selection was written by Alexander Bard, Andreas Öhrn and Chris Wahle.
Japanda is a trio consisting of the sisters Ksenia and Alina Kosmos and Daria Karkhanova. The band performs j-pop, the Japanese pop music. In the Ukrainian natona semi-final the trio will sing Anime. “For Japanda the participation in the contest is more important than the victory”, said the trio.
- SunSay – Love Manifest
- Pur:Pur – We Do Change
- Peaks of Kings – Last Hope
- Pringlez – Easy To Love
- Victoria Petryk – Overload
- Arkadij Vojtjuk – Vse V Tobi
- ALLOISE – Crown
- NeAngely (Nuangels) – Higher
- Japanda – Anime
After the all performances and long ads, the hosts announced the top three who were determined by a combine tele and jury voting. As you know this three names will perform at final night.
SMS and Juries
According to the votes the last finalists are Pur:Pur, NeAngely and SunSay.
According to semifinals results, the all finalists are clear now.
Brunettes Shoot Blondes
for first semifinal performances, visit this link.