Russia in the Eurovision Dance Contest

Russia took part in the first Eurovision Dance Contest in 2007. The couple chosen to represent the country were Vladislav Borodinov and Maria Sittel. The dances they performed at the contest were Rumba and Paso Doble. Russia came seventh after receiving 72 points from 11 countries. In 2008 they were represented by Tatiana Navka and Alexander Litvinenko who danced a fusion of Cha-Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble and Russian Folk Dance. They placed 2nd, receiving 121 points from all other countries (including maximum 12 points from Finland, Greece and Ukraine) except hosts the United Kingdom. The Third Eurovision Dance Contest has been cancelled indefinitely.[1]

Member stationRTR, C1R
National selection eventsNational Selection
Participation summary
First appearance2007
Best result2nd, 2008
Worst result7th, 2007
External links
"Russia at Eurovision Dance Contest 2008".
Russia's page at


Table key
Second place
Year Couple Dances Place Points
2007 Vladislav Borodinov and Maria Sittel Rumba and Paso Doble 7 72
2008 Tatiana Navka and Alexander Litvinenko Cha-Cha/Samba/Rumba/Paso Doble/Russian Folk Dance 2 121
Third Sergey Konovaltsev and Olga Konovaltseva TBD Cancelled

Voting historyEdit

Russia has given the most points to:

Rank Country Points
1   Ukraine 24
2   Ireland 17
3   Poland 16
4   Portugal 12
5   Azerbaijan 10

Commentators and spokespersonsEdit

Year(s) Television commentator Dual television commentator Spokesperson
2007 Anastasia Zavorotnyuk Stanislav Popov Like Kremer
2008 Yana Churikova Larisa Verbitskaya

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Granger, Anthony (29 May 2011). "What caused the death of the Eurovision Dance Contest?". Eurovoix.xom. Retrieved 22 June 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)