Sunday, April 9, 2017

Belarus - Historyja majho žyccia - NaviBand

New digital release image
17 - 83 pts /9 - 110 pts in semi 2
Naviband (a.k.a NAVI) from Minsk represented Belarus in Kyiv with their song Historyja Majho Žyccia (Гісторыя майго жыцця, Story of my life).
NAVI are Artem Lukyanenko and Ksenia Zhuk. (Артём Лукьяненко i Ксения Жук)
They wrote the song themselves.
It's the first time a song sung in the Belorussian language is entered for Eurovision.

The original version of the song was released on the album Illuminacija (see below).

A new edit is recorded for Eurovision, Listen here at Navibands Youtube.
The new version has been released as a digital single along with its karaoke version.
The new version has the subtitle Story Of My Life but you can rest assured, it's still in Belorussian.

A remix was released on March 28 and is available through your favorite digital outlet.
A live version recorded in 2017 was digitally released in 2022 (see versions below)

A promo cd in booklet is issued. It includes the Eurovision, instrumental and remix versions.

Watch the videoclip here

Naviband have also released their second album Illiuminacija (Иллюминация, Illumination) which includes their Eurovision entry.
You can listen to 7 (of the 8) tracks of the album at the duo's Soundcloud.
The band have also shared the instrumental version of the Eurovision entry.
A CD version of the album is available at the bands concerts and also here at
I bought my copy at Symbal, it was delivered in a week and it's a bargain (€ 10 incl. postage).

Pic from Navibands Soundcloud
Navi already entered the Belorussian selection in 2016 when they ended 4th with Heta Zyamly (Гэта зямля, This land)

Historyja majho žyccia/Story of my life - Final version
digital release, Kyiv 2CD
Historyja majho žyccia/Story of my life - Final v. karaoke
- digital release
Historyja majho žyccia - Album version
- on album Illiuminacija
Historyja majho žyccia/Story of my life - Vitalio official remix
- digital release
Historyja majho žyccia - instrumental (of album version)
- Shared through Navibands facebook
Historyja majho žyccia (live at Laima Rendez-vous 2017
- digital, released in 2022.

album Illiuminacija
Links and sources
Thanks to Nigel!
Naviband: FacebookVKontakte, Soundcloud, Youtube
BT(TVR) Eurovision page, Youtube channel, ESC Facebook
More Belarus Eurovision entries are here: 20162015 - 20142013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009
You can still watch the 13 entrants of the 2017 National Final in this Youtube playlist.

1 comment:

  1. The final version officially released the hit single with two tracks, which also includes the karaoke version of the new processing. The change is mainly in the last minute of the song.