Polina Bogusevich

Polina Bogusevich
JESC 2017. Press conference of Polina Bohusevich.jpg
Background information
Birth namePolina Sergeyevna Bogusevich
Born (2003-07-04) 4 July 2003 (age 15)[1]
Moscow, Russia
Years active2012–present
Associated actsDima Bilan

Polina Sergeyevna Bogusevich (Russian: Полина Сергеевна Богусевич; born 4 July 2003)[1] is a Russian singer. She represented Russia in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017 with the song "Wings", and went on to win the competition. She is the second Russian entrant to win the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.

She previously competed in season onе of The Voice Kids Russia, where she progressed to the battle rounds.

Life and career[]

Early life and career[]

Bogusevich was born in Moscow on 4 July 2003 to parents Yulia and Sergey Bogusevich.[1][2] She is of mixed Russian and Korean ancestry, while her family originates in Omsk.[3] Bogusevich is a student at the Academy of Popular Music. She began her professional singing career in 2012, while taking part in an international arts festival in Macedonia, and later appeared on the television programs Okno v Parizh and Shkola muzyki.[4]

2014–present: Golos deti, New Wave Junior, and Junior Eurovision[]

In 2014, Bogusevich was selected to compete in season one of Golos deti. After her blind audition, she joined Team Dima Bilan. She progressed to the battle rounds, where she was eliminated from the competition. Following Golos deti, Bogusevich took part in New Wave Junior 2014, as one of the two Russian representatives. She went on to place second in the competition.[5][6]

In April 2017, Bogusevich was confirmed to be taking part in the Russian national selection for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017 with the song "Krylya".[7] She later went on to win the national selection, and was awarded the right to represent Russia in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Tbilisi.[8] The song was later given an English language title for Junior Eurovision, "Wings". At the final on 26 November 2017, Bogusevich was declared the winner of the competition, becoming only the second Russian entrant to win and the first since the Tolmachevy Sisters won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2006.[9][10]


Title Year Album
"Krylya" / "Wings" 2017 Non-album single
"Heavy On My Heart” 2018
"Ya ne odni"


  1. ^ a b c Herbert, Emily (13 October 2017). "Russia: Who Is Polina Bogusevich?". Eurovoix.
  2. ^ "Детское Евровидение 2017 Россия Полина Богусевич pre-party в Москве" (in Russian). DG News. 13 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Полина Богусевич: биография" (in Russian). Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Кто такая Полина Богусевич, которая представит РФ на детском "Евровидении"?" (in Russian). Аргументы и Факты.
  5. ^ "Детская Новая Волна 2014: Стали известны имена победителей" (in Russian). kidsmusic.info. 2014-08-19.
  6. ^ "10-yo Kazakh singer succeeds at Junior New Wave 2014". en.tengrinews.kz. Tengri News. 19 August 2014.
  7. ^ Granger, Anthony (21 April 2017). "Russia: Nineteen Singers Selected For Junior Eurovision Selection". Eurovoix.
  8. ^ Davies, Megan (3 June 2017). "Russia: JESC 2017 Representative Chosen". Eurovoix.
  9. ^ Herbert, Emily (26 November 2017). "Russia: Polina Bogusevich Wins The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017". Eurovoix.
  10. ^ Weaver, Jessica (26 November 2017). "Russia wins the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017!". ESCToday.

External links[]

Media related to Polina Bogusevich at Wikimedia Commons

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Water of Life Project
with "Water of Life"
Russia in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest
Succeeded by
Anna Filipchuk
with "Unbreakable"
Preceded by
Georgia (country) Mariam Mamadashvili
with "Mzeo"
Winner of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest
Succeeded by
Poland Roksana Węgiel
with "Anyone I Want to Be"