Russia

La Russie

Debut – 1994

Current Broadcaster – Channel 1 / Rossiya 1

Best Result – Winner (2008)

Highest Score (pre-2016) – 303 points (2015)

Highest Score (post-2016) – 491 points (2016)

Worst Result – 17th (1995 – 17 points)

Qualification rate

Since 2004: 9 in 9 attempts (100%)
Since 2008: 8 in 8 attempts (100%)

Scoreboard stats (final only)

Top 5 results: 9
Top 10 results: 12
Last place results: 0

Performer stats

Male solo: 5
Female solo: 8
Female duo: 2
Male group: 3
Female group: 2

Language stats

Russian language: 4
English language: 14
Bi/multi-lingual: 2

Known for…

  • A 3D dress
  • Sending a controversial pop act, who got booed during results
  • A ballerina emerging from a piano
  • Getting Olympic champion figure skater Evgeni Plushenko in their stage act. We’re not kidding.
  • A bunch of grannies baking cookies
  • Twins on a see-saw
  • A climbable projection screen
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