The 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, Lidia Baich & PAPILIO

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Austrian violinist Lidia Baich will perform at the opening show of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest  in the author's dress from «Papilio» Fashion House

Lidia Baich who was born in St. Petersburg won her first international competition aged only eight, and this was followed by many more first prizes. At the age of sixteen, her outstanding musical performance earned her first place in the 1998 Grand Prix d'Eurovision and the title „European Musician of the year".

Lidia Baich plays recitals as well as as a soloist with orchestra, performing in the world's leading concert halls. Concert-tours have taken her to Japan, China, Russia, USA, Korea, South Africa, Argentina, Brazil and Great Britain, where she played with the world's top orchestras under conductors such as Lorin Maazel, Vladimir Fedoseyev, and orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Tokyo Philharmonic, Symphony Orchestra, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Nationale de France.

In 2002 Lorin Maazel invited the young violinist to join star-tenor Andrea Bocelli on his world tour. The following year, she took part in the ten-year anniversary of „Pavarotti and Friends" in Modena. In 2008 she released her first CD on the Deutsche Grammophon label. In 2009 she was the official ambassador of the Haydn year. Lidia Baich also serves as a jury member at prestigious violin competitions such as the Eurovision contest or the Menuhin competition.

Lidia Baich will participate with a solo performance in the opening show of the 60th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest-2015 which is held in the capital of Austria, Vienna. The semi-finals will take place on 19 and 21 May, and a final held on 23 May 2015. Specially for stunning Lydia «Papilio» Fashion House has created a magnificent author's dress for the "main entrance", as well as some more exclusive outfits for events associated with the competition!

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