Press Release: Regarding Kristian Kostov’s Performance in Crimea
In regard to media reports on the day of the Second Semifinal of Eurovision Song Contest 2017, regarding the Bulgarian representative having participated in an event on the territory of Crimea, the Bulgarian delegation to the song contest wishes to make the following clear:
On June 1 2014, Kristian Kostov visited Crimea for just a few hours, as part of a group of talented children taking part in “The Voice Kids” musical programme on Russian public television. The concert, organised by “The Voice Kids”, was dedicated to International Children’s Day. Kristian performed two songs, one in English, and the other, a Ukrainian song by famous performer Rozhden Anusi. At the time, Kristian Kostov was aged 14 and was not accompanied by his parents. They were informed afterwards that he had participated in the concert.
Stoute Kristian heeft ook opgetreden op de Krim