Alexey Zhigalkovich

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Alexey Zhigalkovich
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Background information
Born (1996-04-18) 18 April 1996 (age 21)
Origin Minsk, Belarus
Instruments Vocals

Alexey Zhigalkovich (Belarusian: Аляксей Аляксандравіч Жыгалковіч; Russian: Алексей Александрович Жигалкович); born 18 April 1996 in Minsk) is a Belarusian singer. He participated in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2007 and won with one point more than the Armenian runner up. He sang the song "S druz'yami". It was a song with a fast tempo and energetic dancing. He wrote this song himself.[1]

He was the second winner of this contest from Belarus, after Ksenia Sitnik in 2005.[2]

Alexey is a prize-winner of several other international musical contests in Belarus, Italy and Bulgaria:

  • 2005: He sang Lo zio Bé (Дзе каза рогам) at the Italian song contest Zecchino d'Oro. The song won the Zecchino d'Argento prize for the best non-Italian song.[3]
  • 2006: II prize for children singers at the Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk [4]

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Andrey Kunets
with "Novyi den"
Belarus in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest
2007
Succeeded by
Dasha, Alina & Karyna
with "Serdtse Belarusi"
Preceded by
Russia Tolmachevy Twins
with "Vesenniy Jazz"
Winner of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest
2007
Succeeded by
Georgia (country) Bzikebi
with "Bzz.."