|Posted by Eurovision On Top on May 1, 2018 at 9:10 AM|
1.No stranger to the Eurovision community, Julia was originally chosen to represent Russia in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Flame Is Burning. Russia finally withdraw from the contest after a big controversy with the hosts Ukraine.
2.Yulia has spinal muscular atrophy and uses a wheelchair since childhood. The singer claims that the manifestation of the disease could follow after an unsuccessful poliomyelitis vaccination although specialists deny such a connection.
3. She studied psychology at the Modern Humanitarian Academy until 2010, when she left without having graduated.
4.In 2013, Samoylova was the runner-up of season three of Faktor A, the Russian version of The X Factor. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DgmF8M8hpI
5.Julia performed during the opening ceremony of the Winter Paralympics in Sochi in 2014. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdHBFuvhpT4