Nude on stage with a wolf? Belarus to test Eurovision limits


BELARUSIAN singer Ivan plans to take next month's Eurovision Song Contest by storm - performing completely naked with a wolf at his side.

But his plan may prove too much even for a show known as an annual celebration of weirdness, held this year in Stockholm in May.

The act by the lanky 21-year-old with a mane of reddish blond hair was dreamt up by Viktor Drobysh, a well-known Russian producer with a strong Eurovision track record. "It's undoubtedly an experience, a great experience," Ivan, whose real name is Alexander Ivanov, told AFP at Mr Drobysh's Moscow studio. "Especially as I have never performed on stage before in my birthday suit and with wild animals."

The problem? It is not clear...

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