Emmelie De Forest the 2013 Eurovision winner attended the 2013 Slavianski Bazaar Song Festival in Vitebsk, Belarus. She mesmerised the Belarusian audience with her Eurovision winning entry Only Teardrops at the opening ceremony of the festival last week.
Emmelie De Forest represented Denmark at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest and brought back the Eurovision trophy to Danish soil for the 3rd time with her melody Only Teardrops.
Emmelie at Vitebsk- Opening of Slavianski Bazaar
Many Eurovision stars graced the stage at the opening ceremony of the annual Belarusian Song Festival-The 2013 Slavonic Bazaar which was held last week in Vitebsk. Emmelie De Forest, Al Bano, Alyona Lanskaya, Tina Karol and Dima Bilan all attended the soiree.
The 22nd International Festival of Arts Slavonic Bazaar in Vitebsk was held from 11-15 July 2013. This year the Summer Amphitheater, the center stage of the festival, marked its 25th anniversary.
One of the key events of the festival was the solemn opening ceremony. The concert was structured into two parts. The first part was dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Summer Amphitheatre, whilst the the second was a special show feauturing welcome messages from various festivals held in other cities.
The solemn opening ceremony featured many international artists including many former Eurovision winners and participants: Edita Piekha, Kristina Orbakaite, Yelena Vayenga, Dima Bilan (Russia 2006- 2008), Alyona Lanskaya (Belarus 2013), Anatoly Yarmolenko, Inna Afanasieva (Belarus), Tina Karol (Ukraine 2006), Roza Rymbayeva,Al Bano (Italy 1976,1985), In-Grid, the Gipsy Kings and last and certainly not least the winner of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest Emmelie de Forest (Denmark 2013).
Stay tuned to esctoday.com for more news and information on the Eurovision Song Contest.