Junior Eurovision 2017: Helena Meraai – I Am The One (Belarus)

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Artist:  Helena Meraai
Song:  I Am The One (Ya Samaya)
Composer(s):  Rita Dakota, Helena Meraai
Writer(s):  Rita Dakota, Helena Meraai
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/helenameraai
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YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnqqn0ZB815CPArGd7dqZOQ


Helena Meraai is 14 years old and she was born in Minsk in May 2003. Helena’s mother is Belarusian and her father is from Syria. When he finished Belarusian State University he met his love and decided to stay in Belarus. At the age of three, Helena appeared on stage for the first time. Helena gives all her attention to music but the same time she is a very good student with a keen interest in the Belarusian language, literature and the history of Belarus.

Helena has taken part in and won a lot of Belarusian and international contests and TV-projects. The most famous competitions include the national competition, Young talents of Belarus, The Voice Kids and New Wave Junior 2016 of which she won as a member of Russian pop group Ey’wa. Helena is also a student of Igor Krytoy‘s Academy of popular music. 

National Selection

Belarusian National Final for Junior Eurovision (August 25th, 2017)

  1. Helena Meraai – Ya Samaya (I am the one)
  2. Anastasiya Timofeevich – Volshebnyi Svet (Magic light)
  3. Ruslana Panchishina – Tantsuy So Mnoy (Dance with me)
  4. Elina Mataras – Ty Reshayesh Sam (You decide for yourself)
  5. Yaroslav Sokolikov – Okean (Ocean)
  6. Stefaniya Sokolova – Mama (Mum)
  7. Arina Pekhtereva & Anastasiya Dmitrachkova – Musyka Vselennaya (Music universe)
  8. The Quartet of the National V. Mulyavin Children’s Art Center – Prodolzhay Idti (Continue to go)
  9. Maria Zihilina – Vyshe (Higher)
  10. Anastasiya Zhabko – Letim k Mechtam (We fly to dreams)


 Official Music Video  Live at National Final  Acoustic English Version