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Not All Who Wander Are Lost – A Kazakh icon tries out for Eurovision 2005

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision or the EBU. With talk of Kazakhstan potentially competing at Eurovision in the not-too-distant future after a debut appearance at the Junior version and awaiting word on a second attempt there, we go back to the …

Valters Frīdenbergs, one half of Walters and Kazha (Latvia 2005), dies aged 30

Some desperately sad news has emanated from over in Latvia today, as it has been confirmed that one of the performers for Latvia at Eurovision 2005, Valters Frīdenbergs, has died of cancer at the age of 30. The singer, who finished 5th as part of the duo Walters and Kazha in 2005, had been battling the disease since 2016. Having had …

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