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Lydia and her angelic song

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Organisers of the national selection in Minsk worked hard by making a great stage and gorgeous carnival. But that's not surprising: it's not only a song competition - the show is very important too!

9 best young singers and one duet performed their songs live during the national selection in Minsk for the 2011 Junior Eurovision Song Contest.

The Belorussian winner was picked by a professional jury and the TV audience. The voting results were announced for each area of the country which was updated constantly on a big screen. But in the end, there were ten candidates but only one winner - Lydiya Zabolotskaya with the song Angely Dobra!

Who is she?

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Lidiya Zablotskaya is 13 years old. She was born in the ancient Belarusian town of Mogilev. When the girl was only 4 she appeared on big stage for the first time and immediately won audience's love. "The Golden Voice," "charming girl" – these are her first titles.

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Step by step, contest by contest and in 2010 she decided to take part in the Belarusian national selection for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest and took the 4th place. But in a year she reached for the top position.

Read her full biography!

She will take the stage tenth in Yerevan, on the 3rd of December. Fingers crossed for her! 

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