The participants

Marietta WAYS

Marietta was born on December 9, 1995, in Cherkassy. She’s currently a student of the vocal department of R.Glier Kyiv Institute of Music.

Aged ten, she recorded her first album “Children are gold”.

In 2007 and 2009, Marietta took part in the final qualifying round of the National Children “Eurovision”. The young singer is a prizewinner of national and international competitions, including “New Wave Junior”, “Black Sea Games”, “Open Europe”.

In 2009, her album “Dream - the road” was released, with the title song performed with A. Kravchuk.

In 2011, the album “My 16” included the songs “Ptashechka” (“A Bird”), “In Contact”, “Ship of Love”.

After participation in the international project “10 + 10. Ukraine – Georgia”, where she performed together with Otto Nemsadze, her creativity became known to a greater number of listeners.

In 2012 and 2013, she was the finalist of the “Eurovision” national selection round.

In 2013, she released the album “Your Taste”, was the presenter of the Ukrainian music channel “Music Box UA”, and presented the author's program “Movie Box” about movie premieres.

In 2015, the title track of the English album “Heartbeat” was among the ten finalists of the International Competition “Unsigned” (USA) and won the right to promote the album in 60 countries.

Marietta Ways is the winner of the Ukrainian selection round to participate in the International Pop Song Performers Contest at “Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk”.