The leader of the list of favorites of the international music contest "Eurovision-2017" was the song "Karma of Western man" (Occidentali''s Karma) performed by Francesco Gabbani, representing Italy. This is evidenced by the betting companies, reports RIA Novosti on Friday, April 21.
Second place in the list of favorites got the song Beautiful Mess performed by 17-year-old native of Russia, Kristian Kostov, who was in favor of Bulgaria. On the third line — I Can't Go On, the Swedish singer Robin Bengtsson.
The top five also includes songs performed by the representatives of Portugal and Belgium.
"Eurovision-2017" will be held in Kiev in may. Russia will not participate in the competition due to the fact that the security Service of Ukraine has banned the declared party of Yulia Samoilova to enter the territory of the country. The first channel and "Russia-1" refused to broadcast the competition.
The Ministry of culture of Russia and the Patriarchal Council for culture will create the project "Pushkin's Union", one of the main purposes of which is to return the young generation interest to the Russian classics. The project will combine funds and unions in all areas of the arts: the Society of Russian literature, artists 'Union, composers' Union and others.
Residents of Yalta resented the way on the promenade parked trucks, where the team of singer Philip Kirkorov carrying touring equipment. Citizens claim that the trucks drove on the pedestrian area, blocked access to the benches and damage to the road surface.
The Moscow Prosecutor's office found signs of violation of the Criminal code of Russia in the actions of the opponents of the film "Matilda" directed by Alexei Uchitel. In January, the members of the organization "the Christian state of Holy Russia" was sent to the Directors of the theaters of the letter with threats and demands to refuse the release of the film.
Deputy Chairman of Russian government Dmitry Rogozin is ready to arrive in Moldova by helicopter or motorbike. "The Prime Minister of Moldova considers that "Rogozin is expected to fly on military aircraft". Well. Then on the Moldovan authorities: a helicopter or motorbike?" — the politician wrote.
Armed Palestinians broke into a house in the Jewish settlement of Halamish in the West Bank of the Jordan river and attacked were people in the room, killing two men and one woman. Another woman with serious injuries was taken to hospital. It is reported by The Times of Israel.
Russian high jumper height Maria Laecken won the stage of the Diamond League in Monaco. 24-year-old Russian excelled with a score of 2 meters. Second place went to Ukrainian Yulia Levchenko, she obeyed, the height of 1.97 meters. Third place went to American Vashti Cunningham (1,97 m), it took her more attempts.