Tolmachevy Sisters

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The Tolmachevy Sisters
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Tomalchevy Sisters (2014)
Background information
Birth name Anastasiya Andreyevna Tolmacheva
Maria Andreyevna Tolmacheva
Born (1997-01-14) 14 January 1997 (age 17)
Kursk, Russia
Genres Pop
Occupations Singers, actresses

Anastasiya and Maria Tolmachevy (Анастасия и Мария Толмачёвы, born 14 January 1997) are twins, singers, actresses, and former child singers from the Russian city of Kursk. Aged nine, they won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2006 in Bucharest, Romania, with their song Vesenniy jazz (Literal: Spring Jazz, Cyrillic: Весенний Джаз).[1] In the national final held on 4 June 2006 they were chosen from 20 acts to represent their country in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, which they won by a clear margin.[1] They received 154 points, beating Belarus who received 129 points.[2] Eight years later, they were chosen internally to represent Russia at Eurovision 2014.[3]

The twins released an album called Polovinki in 2007, and have appeared in a made-for-TV movie in Russia.

Eurovision 2014[edit]

The Tolmachevy Sisters represented Russia with the song Shine in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark after being internally selected by Russian television.[4] They came 7th overall with 89 points [5]

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Preceded by
Kseniya Sitnik
Winner of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest
2006
Succeeded by
Alexey Zhigalkovich
Preceded by
Dina Garipova with What If
Russia in the Eurovision Song Contest
2014
Succeeded by
Incumbent