With their song ‘A Time For Us', Tatyana Mezhentseva and Denberel Oorzhak will represent Russia. This is 'Going to Gliwice', our feature counting down to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019 on Sunday 24 November in Gliwice-Silesia, Poland.
Tatyana Mezhentseva and Denberel Oorzhak's song A Time For Us is about the present-day generation and its approach to life, as they say: "We are staying on top of everything that happens. We access to internet all the time, and we want to be aware on what is going on. But we should remember the important things. It is within our power to make the world a better place, and to save our planet! It doesn't matter whatever country you are from or family that raised you - it is all about us."
A Time For Us was written by Dmitry Nortman and Tatyana Mezhentseva and composed by Alexander Andreev and Dmitry Nortman.
Tatyana Mezhentseva was born in 2009 in Moscow. Singing from the age of 4, she spends her time on creative endeavours, such as playing the piano and flute and participating in aerial gymnastics and dance.
Denberel Oorzhak was born in 2006 in the Republic of Tuva, Ak-Dovurak. He is the winner of the super season of the show You are Super! on channel NTV in Russia and the winner of the contest Children's New Wave. In early 2019, Denberel moved to Kyzyl and began to study at a music studio.
Tatyana and Denberel's selection
Tatyana and Denberel met during the Children's New Wave contest. The two became fast friends and later decided to try their hand at the national selection for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019. They prepared for the national selection with great interest, taking an active role in the song and performance. Tatyana admits that she has dreamed of winning the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. As a songwriter, she participated in the writing of the lyrics of their song A Time For Us.