Ruslana (Lyzhychko)( singer)
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Biography Ruslana (Lyzhychko)
Ruslana Lyzhychko born May 24, 1973 in Lviv. Music was from four years. She sang in the group of "Orion", a children's ensemble "Smile". In 1995 she graduated from the Lviv Conservatory im.M.Lysenko specialty "conductor, pianist.
She is one of the most famous and successful pop singers in Ukraine. Operates under the creative name of Ruslan. In 1995, worked as a sound engineer on "Radio" Suite ". In the same year co-founded the studio "Luxen". From 1996 - Deputy Director of the Studio recording suite.
First success came to Ruslana in 1996. Received the Grand Prix at the festival "Slavic Bazaar" in Vitebsk, she already understands that this victory - just start. Since Ruslana experimenting a lot and is in search of his own style. The singer holds concert rally in the ancient castles, organizes large-scale survey of films and music clips, and revives the traditions of their homeland.
Another great victory becomes 'Contest'. After such a milestone not only for Ruslana, but also for the events in Ukraine, the singer goes to a big European tour and achieves absolutely well-deserved popularity.
Fall of 2004 broke out in Ukraine's Orange Revolution. Ruslana makes a video for the song 'Dance with the Wolves', in the process of filming which is in a cage with a real wolf. Singer installs a new version of the clip using Hotshots revolutionary events. At the same time, Ruslana gives a great solo concert in Kyiv Sports Palace.
As part of the 'Eurovision 2005' in Kiev Ruslana gives big charity concert in Kiev entertainment center Arena City. Funds raised singer conveys Children's Hospital of Dnepropetrovsk.
Ruslana concert activity continues and gives a large number of concerts from Siberia to Canada and from Iceland to Israel. He appears in Oxford, at the Air Force, often on tour in Germany and Turkey. Relations with the latter became so friendly that the Turks have even suggested that Ruslana their nationality. In Greece during the Olympics one day instead of the national anthem performed the song 'Wild Dances'.
In 2006, Ruslana starts cooperation of the OSCE on combating trafficking. It takes a number of social commercials and with international organizations has a television awareness campaign on this theme in Ukraine. Was elected MP from the bloc "Our Ukraine". During the election campaign was among the "persons" block, was listed under? 5. She worked as head of the subcommittee on information support of the European and Euro-Atlantic integration of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on European Integration. Party affiliation.
. In spring 2007, Ruslana involved in a big charity concert tour in Germany, . initiated by the legendary German rock singer Peter Maffaem (Peter Maffay), . in which 14 artists from different continents of the world speak to raise funds to address pressing social problems in their countries,
. During a charity tour Ruslana collects over 100 thousand dollars and transmits them to Lviv infant resuscitation.
Following the resignation of the mandate of the people's elected again focused its efforts on creativity.
In the period 2007-2008 Ruslan working on a new project, album and show. In March 2008 the first start sales of the new album was "Amazon". Besides him, under the terms of the contract, the singer must be brought in collaboration with the "Warner" four more albums.
One of the new projects Ruslana - a duet with American blacks rapper T'Pain.
Titles and achievements.
In 1993, became the winner of the All-Ukrainian Festival of Contemporary and Popular Music "Chervona Ruta". A year later, won the Grand Prix Ukrainian TV festival of popular music "Melody". In 1996, Ruslana triumphed at the international festival "Slavic Bazaar" (Vitebsk).
In 1998-2001. - Laureate of "Man of the Year", "Singer of the Year", "Golden Firebird", "Crystal Lion. In 2003, received the "Platinum" for sales of the album "Wild Dances".
In 2004 she won the Eurovision in Istanbul, performing the song "Wild Dances". With this victory the next contest, in 2005, first held in Kyiv. Also in 2004 won "World Music Awards" in the nomination "The greatest number of discs sold Ukrainian artist in the world". In the same year awarded the title People's Artist of Ukraine.
From May 2004 to February 2005. - Advisor to Prime Minister Victor Yanukovich on a voluntary basis.
In 2005 - Goodwill Ambassador of Ukraine to UNICEF.
"Myt Spring" (1998)
"Kraschi п╨п╬п╫я├п╣я─я┌п╦ Dzvinkogo vitru" (1998)
"Wild Dances" (2003)
"Amazon" ( "Wild Energy", 2008)
The views and assessment.
In the days of "orange revolution" has actively supported the opposition presidential candidate Victor Yushchenko.
In recognition of Ruslana, today she is glad that now - not the people's deputy. She said in the parliament "simply degenerated".
Consider collaboration with the "Warner" as a ticket to the world of show business. I am sure that her new album will be popular both in Ukraine and in Eastern and Western Europe.
The main secret of its beauty calls her husband Alexander. The singer married to Alexander Ksenofontova.
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