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Jurij Veklenko

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About

Quick Facts

Name
Jurijus Veklenko

Born
06 July 1990

Nationality
🇱🇹 Lithuanian

National Selection
Eurovizijos Atranka 2012
Eurovizijos Atranka 2014
Eurovizijos Atranka 2019

In Eurovision
2019 Tel Aviv

Song
Run with the lions (2019)

Biography

Jurijus Veklenko, also known as Jurij Veklenko or Jurijus, is a Lithuanian singer, born in Klaipėda. ​He’s got a bachelor’s degree in Recreation and Tourism. He currently lives in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius.
 
Jurijus initially worked as a call center operator and now as an IT specialist. Music is his hobby. He participated in Lithuanian national music projects such as Dainuoju Lietuvą, and Lietuvos talentai. Both in 2013 and 2015 he was a backing vocal for Lithuania at the Eurovision Song Contest. He participated in the national selection of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2012 and 2014.
 
In 2019 he represented his country in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Run with the lions”. In May 2019 he released a new single, “Mintys”. In the same year he released his debut album “Mano Sapnuose”, followed by the single and video “Bright lights”. In October and November of the same year he made his first entire tour throughout Lithuania.
 
In June 2020, the single “Apie ją” was released, followed by “Randai” in November. In January 2021, the song “Geltoni krantai” came out. All of the songs could be found on Veklenko’s new CD, “Randai”, which was released in April of the same year.

Entries

Run With The Lions

Country
🇱🇹 Lithuania

Year
2019

Language
English

Lyrics
Ashley Hicklin
Eric Lumiere
Pele Loriano

Music
Ashley Hicklin
Eric Lumiere
Pele Loriano

Backings
Silvija Pankėnaitė
Algė Matekėnaitė
Eglė Gadeikytė
Berta Timinskaitė
Justina Budaitė

Results Semi

Points: 93
Position: 11
Running order: 12

Results Finals

Points: –
Position: –
Running order: –

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