• Belarus's 2016 Eurovision entrant IVAN aka Alexandr Ivanov wants to perform naked onstage with live wolves. (Source: LifeNews.ru) (LifeNews.ru)Source: LifeNews.ru
Footage has emerged of Belarus's 2016 Eurovision entrant rehearsing in the nude, accompanied by live wolves. Will IVAN actually be allowed to get away with this at Eurovision though?
By
Genevieve Dwyer

2 Sep 2016 - 2:05 PM  UPDATED 28 Mar 2016 - 1:37 PM

A rumour has been circulating online that the 2016 Eurovision entrant for Belarus, IVAN (real name Alexander Ivanov) wants to perform his song 'Help you Fly' in the NUDE with a couple of live wolves by his side, onstage at Stockholm this year.

The rumour was initially dismissed by many as silly gossip. Eurovision's strict rules are pretty clear about no live animals being allowed onstage - and nudity would just be downright scandalous!

 

Now though, video footage has emerged via Russian website LifeNews.ru that show the young star making good on this suggestion (at least at the rehearsal phase) as he is shown singing his track 'Help You Fly' onstage to a pair of actual live wolves, wearing nothing but his birthday suit!  

 

Check it out below. Be warned though  - it's NSFW!

 

 

 

21-year-old IVAN won his spot in Stockholm at the Belarusian national final this year and his song was written by Victor Drobysh, the Russian composer and producer, famous for penning lyrics to 'Party For Everybody', the catchy dance tune sung by the Russian grannies Buranovskiye Babushki in 2012.

The Buranovskiye Babushk perform 'Party for Everybody' at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest

 

IVAN's official video submission was considerably more modest than what he allegedly has planned for onstage at Stockholm. Watch below.

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