OREANDA-NEWS. The video of the singer Manizhi, who will represent Russia at the Eurovision Song Contest this year, was watched more than 900 thousand times on the official YouTube channel of the contest. Such data is provided by the video hosting itself.

Singer Manizha (Manizha) will represent Russia at Eurovision-2021 with the song Russian woman. A video of her performance was published on the official Eurovision YouTube channel on March 10.

On the same day, the channel also published clips of the representative of Austria Vincent Bueno and the artist Montaigne from Australia, whose videos gained more than 160 thousand views. The video of the Estonian representative Uku Suviste, published on the same day, was watched almost 60 thousand times, and the video of the contestants from Ukraine Go_A gained more than 470 thousand views.

Manizha (Manizha Sangin) is a Russian singer originally from Tajikistan, who gained fame after publishing music videos on social networks. In December 2020, the singer became the first UN Goodwill Ambassador for Refugees from Russia.

The Eurovision Song Contest, canceled last year due to the pandemic, will be held May 18-22 at the Ahoy Arena in Rotterdam with the participation of artists from 41 countries. The organizers announced that the competition will be held in an offline format, but the composition of the delegations, as well as the number of journalists, will be reduced; the decision on the public's presence at the show has not yet been made.