40 countries will be taking part in the 60th Eurovision Song Contest which will be held in Vienna on 19, 21 and 23 May. The next country to be introduced is Moldova. Singing for Moldova this year is Eduard Romanyuta.
Artist – Eduard Romanyuta
Song – I want your love
Composers – Erik Lewander, Hayley Aitken, Tom Andrews
Writers – Erik Lewander, Hayley Aitken, Tom Andrews
Event – Semi-final 1
Position – 1
Kicking off a week of 60th anniversary Eurovision Song Contest 2015 action will be 22 year old Eduard Romanyuta, who performs 1st in Semi-final 1. In the absence of his home country Ukraine, he is representing Moldova with I want your love, a song that was especially composed for him by top Swedish-based team The Kennel.
Born in Ternopil, Ukraine, in 1992, Eduard has participated in the national Ukrainian Eurovision selection shows in 2011, 2012 and 2013, accomplishing a top 10 finish on each occasion. The music video for Eduard’s 2012 entry, I’ll never let go (which finished in 5th place) can boast of over 1,000,000 YouTube views and also scooped an OE TV (Baltic broadcaster) award. Eduard has already gained an impressive total of 28 national and international awards.
Eduard has performed with previous Eurovision participants t.A.T.u (Russia 2003) and Sopho Gelovani (Georgia 2013). An independent artist, with his own label, Eduard recently released his debut album Conspiracy, which contains 13 tracks and 7 music videos.
A bachelor, Eduard combines his music career with his studies: Eduard is working on his PhD thesis in tax policy of Ukraine in the context of European integration.
Eduard Romanyuta is taking the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 slogan to heart – he is looking to build a musical bridge between Moldova and Ukraine to all of Europe.
I want your love is dedicated to a Moldovan girl with whom Eduard fell in love – will Europe fall in love with Eduard in May?