Sasha SonSasha Song will represent Lithuania in the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest in Moscow. The Lithuanian artist has received many prizes and is responsible for many chart-busters in the country!
Sasha Song or Sasha Son?
While in Lithuania, Sasha Song (Birth name Dmitry Shavrov - Dima Savrovas and in Russian Sasha Son) has established himself as a young solo artist and at the age of twelve had consequently released a solo album, Svajoniu Laivas (The Ship of Dreams).
His legendary song Mamai (To Mother), which was written for Sasha by very respected Lithuanian musicians Ovidijus Vysniauskas and Gintaras Zdebskis, made him known all around Lithuania and has become one of the most significant and influential songs in Lithuanian music history.
In 1995, Sasha received a Bravo award for Metu Atradimas" (New-comer of the year).
He won numerous international competitions throughout Europe and received a letter of gratitude from the President of the Republic of Lithuania for his achievements for the country.
After a period of eight years in London where he had studied music Sasha has returned home and together with his music partner Hywel Sam received a Grand Prize at the international music contest - Palanga 2005.
His first single in twelve years Ne Uletaj featuring SEL reached number one in the Baltic Russian Radio Top 10 songs list and remained in the Top 5 for 13 weeks and in the top 10 for 14 weeks.
In 2008, he was in the top three in the Lithuanian national selection with the song Miss Kiss and was one of the favorites to win to contest. That same year Sasha took part in the LNK Muzikos Akademija TV talent show and was also in the top 3.
In 2009, Sasha finaly gained public recognition. His song Pasiklydęs Žmogus or Love was voted as the best song in Lithuania and had consequently received the right to represent his country in the Eurovision Song Contest in Moscow.