Eurovision 2008: how fair is the game?
Dima Bilan, Russian pop singer. Represents Russia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2008
1981 - Born in Karachay-Cherkessia
2002 - Makes debut at the "New Wave" Russian/Latvian festival
2003 - Releases his debut album titled Nochnoy Huligan (Night Hooligan)
2004 - Graduates, Gnessins Russian Academy of Music, Moscow
2006 - Represents Russia at the Eurovision song contest with never let you go song, finishing second
2008 - Will represent Russia at the Eurovision song contest
Dima Bilan will once again represent Russia at the Eurovision Song Contest, having won the 2008 Russian national final with the song Believe. Dima is no stranger to the Eurovision Song Contest, having finished in second place in the 2006 final in Athens with his song Never Let You Go, losing out only to Lordi from Finland. Russia will participate in the first Semi-Final of the Eurovision Song Contest on Tuesday, May 20 in Belgrade. What will it take this time to come first and how fair is the competition? Dima Bilan is in our studio today to answer these questions.