Eurovision 2009, to be held in Moscow on May 14, is now less than two months away. Throughout the countdown to the 2009 festivities, auspOp is continuing it’s look at some of the acts you may well be seeing in the final at Moscow’s Indoor Olympic Arena. Some of these performers have already recorded video clips for their entries, whereas some will just tempt you with their live performances.
POLAND : Lidia Kopania – I Don’t Wanna Leave
30 year old Polish songstress Lidia Kopania was chosen to represent Poland at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest at her country’s Piosenka dla Europy just over six weeks ago. A seasoned performer in her homeland, achieving varied chart successes since the late 1990s, Lidia is also part of German two-piece outfit Kind Of Blue. The track she’ll perform as part of this year’s competition, ‘I Don’t Wanna Leave’, is a beautiful Delta-esque ballad, co-written by her Kind Of Blue bandmate Bernd Klimpel.