Dima up for Dream Guy award

by Richard West-Soley 70 views

Dima Bilan, Russian singing star and runner-up of the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest, is one of several names put forward for the title of Dream Guy in the Elle Style Awards.

Elle Magazine invites readers to select their favourite candidate for the award, and Dimagoes against fellow countrymen Fedor Bondarchuk, Vladimir Mashkov, Yevgeny Plyushchenko, Marat Safin andIvan Urgant in the race to be Russia's Dream Guy. Should Dima be the ultimate victor, the award will be conferred in a special televised ceremony on channel STS this December.

As well as being nominated for national awards, Dima has been busy meeting his growing fan base around Russia and its neighbouring countries lately, including trips to St Petersburg and Riga last week. Click here to visit his official website (in English), where you can view the latest pictures from his tours and promotional dates.

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Richard's ESC history began way back in 1992, when he discovered the contest could fuel his passion for music and languages. Since then, it's been there at every corner for him in some way or another. He joined the esctoday.com team back in 2006, and quickly developed a love for writing about the contest. In his other life, he heads the development team at the learning resources company Linguascope, and writes about all aspects of language learning on the site Polyglossic.com.