Christabelle was born in 1992 and got in touch with music and singing at a very early age of three! She received vocal training and even hosted TV shows for children, being a child herself. She also tried her luck at the national final of the Junior Eurovision. Later on she went to the USA and studied singing and music at the Mounte Sainte Mary's College in Hollywood.
Another sad news has reached the colourful world of Eurovision: DJ Avici alias Tim Bergling has died in the age of 28 today. The famous Swedish DJ and composer has been found dead in Muscat, Oman today. Not long ago Avicci has announced to retire due to health problems. The further circumstance are not known yet. This news has shocked the entire world.
The singer Ieva Zasimauskaitė-Kiltinavičienė was born in Kaunas in 1993. Since her time in the Kindergarten she was involved in music. Ieva plays the piano and studied music, toured with a choir throughout Lithuania. In the age of 14 she even sang as a backing singer in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
Laura has been studying music at the Berklee College of music in Boston, she also graduated at the California Institute of Arts in Los Angeles and received master class at the Columbia University New York in 2017. Laura has been discovered, when she performed in a bar at the Copacabana. And soon she released her first album “Made in Rio”.
The Italian song “Non mi avete fatto niente” has a serious theme. It’s about the senseless terror attacks in the recent history. Too many innocent victims are to mourn about. The song will be sung in Italian, in the English translation the clear and hard facts will be named as well what happened in Nice, London, New York, etc.
The singer Netta Barzilai was born in Hod HaSharon, north of Tel Aviv in 1993. The Georgian family also moved to Nigeria for four years, but they have returned to the place Netta should grew up. Netta is specialized in singing, guitar and synthesizer. During her military service she was joining the navy band. Later on she was the house singer in the Giora Club in Tel Aviv.
In less than two weeks the rehearsals are going to start in Lisbon. As we all know time flies by and in less than four weeks we already know the next Eurovision winner. By now we have some fix dates we would like to share with you:
Ryan O’Shaughnessy is born in Skerries, north of Dublin in 1992. In the age of 8 he began to act in the Irish soap opera “Fair City” for almost nine years. Then Ryan has discovered that singing would be a good alternative. In 2012 he took part in The Voice Ireland and Britain’s Got Talent and reached the finals both.
The 19-years-old singer Ari Ólafsson was born in Reykjavik in 1988. He is a classically trained singer who was spotted by ESC singer Selma Björnsdorttir (1999, 2005) when he was 11 years old. Selma brought him on stage offered him the lead role in the musical “Oliver”. Ari has also taken part in “The Voice” in Iceland, so the Icelanders know him already. In autumn he is going to continue his music career in London at the Royal Academy of music.