OREANDA-NEWS. After the second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest, which was held this Thursday at the Ahoy Arena in Rotterdam, Manija lost ground in the ranking of the bookmakers of the competition. Such data are provided on the Euroinvision.com website.

The performer from Russia, who was ranked tenth, dropped to 15th.

The leaders are still members of the rock group Måneskin from Italy, as well as Barbara Pravy from France. Bookmakers predict the first and second places for these performers.

The top five, according to the bookmakers' forecasts, also include representatives from Malta, Switzerland and Ukraine.

Meanwhile, the video of the Russian singer Manizha for the song "Russian Woman" scored 6.72 million views on the official channel of the Eurovision music contest on YouTube. The video of the Russian singer became the most popular among the recordings of songs nominated for the competition in 2021.

TV presenter and producer Yana Rudkovskaya predicted the 5th-8th place for the representative of Russia at Eurovision Manizhe, she expressed this opinion in a conversation with RIA Novosti. "I really like Manizha herself, and I really liked her number. But I don't like the song. And since the competition is still songs, it prevents Manizha from being in the top three. This is 5-8 place. The song is in Russian at the European competition. - I would not risk it, "- said Rudkovskaya.

The final of Eurovision-2021 will take place on May 22. Manizha will perform in it under the fifth number with the song "Russian Woman".