JESC – Artist Profile: Ukraine 2020 – Oleksandr Balabanov!

Photo By: Taia Nosykhina

This year, Ukraine is represented by Oleksandr Balabanov. Oleksandr was born on 5 July 2006, in Donetsk, Ukraine. He currently lives in the capital Kyiv.

Oleksandr started singing at the age of four. When he was eight he started becoming interested in pop music. In the past, he had tried to represent his country in the Junior Eurovision. He competed in the 2018 and 2019 editions of the Ukrainian national final.

His song “Vidkryvai” was composed by Mykhailo Klymenko and Oleksandr Balabanov. The song won the national final on 8 September.

What do you think about the song? Is it going to give the country its second win?