The Tolmachevy Twins in ESC
17/03/2009 – Anastaysia and Maria Tolmachevy (The Tolmachevy Twins) will be appearing on the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 held in Moscow, Russia. The twins won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2006 with their song Vesenniy jazz (Spring Jaz), beating out Andrey Kunets from Belarus by a large margin. Since JESC they have appeared in a Russian movie, and released a CD in 2007 called Polovinki. They have also performed in numerous concerts around Russia, however have not gained much fame outside Eastern Europe.
The twins will perform the opening act for Semi Final 1 to an audience of over 600 million people watching via television and online.