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Belarus sends Litesound – “We Are The Heroes”

The band that will be representing Belarus at the 57th Eurovision Song Contest in Baku, is already a familiar name from previous editions of “Eurofest”, the Belarusian selection for Eurovision. Litesound took part in four “EuroFest” projects before, taking the second prize twice and furthermore reaching the finals in 2008 and 2009. This year they finally won the honour to represent the country in the Contest. The title of their song is We Are The Heroes, and it’s written and composed by the band members Dmitry Kariakin and Vladimir Kariakin.

We Are The Heroes is Belarus’ 9th entry to the Eurovision Song Contest, and it will be performed in the 2nd semi-final on 24th May, at starting position #5.

Read more and check out the video clip…

The band that will be representing Belarus at the 57th Eurovision Song Contest in Baku, is already a familiar name from previous editions of “Eurofest”, the Belarusian selection for Eurovision. Litesound took part in four “EuroFest” projects before, taking the second prize twice and furthermore reaching the finals in 2008 and 2009. This year they finally won the honour to represent the country in the Contest. The title of their song is We Are The Heroes, and it’s written and composed by the band members Dmitry Kariakin and Vladimir Kariakin.

We Are The Heroes is Belarus’ 9th entry to the Eurovision Song Contest, and it will be performed in the 2nd semi-final on 24th May, at starting position #5.

Check out the video-clip:

About Litesound 

Litesound is a truly international band, bringing together musicians from Belarus, Russia and Italy. In their fifth attempt, they finally won the Belarusian national selection this year, and thus will represent their country in Baku with We Are The Heroes.

Litesound is one of the most successful bands in Belarus, bringing us music in several genres and styles from classical rock to pop music. Litesound has twice received the “Song of the Year” award, and one of their biggest hits, The Life, was awarded “Ringtone of the Year” at the 2008 CTV channel Music Awards.

Litesound was founded by the Kariakin brothers, Dmitry and Vladimir. Nowadays the band has become an international project after the Italian musician and singer Jacopo Massa joined. With the Russian guitarist Alex Kolchin and the Belarusian drummer Ignat Yakovich the band has played more than 130 gigs during the last year.

Litesound took part in four “EuroFest” projects (the Belarusian national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest), taking the second prize twice and furthermore reaching the finals of “Eurofest” in 2008 and 2009. Their album Going To Hollywood was the best selling album in Belarus in 2009. In 2010 Litesound represented Belarus in the “New Wave Stars” competition in Jurmala.

The list of Prizes and Awards given to Litesound features some impressive examples, including: Prizewinner of the MOVA Songwriters Competition, USA (2002), winner of Festivale Internazionale de Maiori, Italy (2006), The Song Of The Year award, Belarus (2008 and 2009), “Golden Ear” Radio award, Belarus (2009), TOP10 music videos of 2010 in Eastern Europe (2010), and not to forget the National Pop Music Award for The Best Music Video of the Year (2011) for their music video See You In Vegas. 

For more information on Litesound please visit www.eurovision.tv

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