The participants

Daria PYSHNAYA

11 years

Ukraine

Daria was born on October 8th, 2003. She has been singing and dancing since her early childhood.

The girl has been mastering her vocal skills and playing the piano professionally since September 2012.

That year she joined “Smile” trio and as its member won the 1st Prize at the Contest “A Step To The Stars”.

In 2013, she won the Grand Prix of the International Contest “TV-START”, the 1st Prize at the Contest “The Planet of Stars” (Artek, Russia), the 1st Prize at the International Contest of Zhanna Kalmagorova “Two Cats” (Moscow, Russia):

In 2014, the trio “Smile” came second in the National selections for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Ukraine;

In 2015, as a soloist she won a special prize in the International Vocal Contest “Sanremo Junior” (Italy). This year with the band “Smile” Daria will participate in the “New Wave Junior” Contest.

Daria attends “Paradiz” producing centre. She loves drawing cartoons and comics using crayons, pens, paints, pencils and markers.

She’s also fond of dancing. Her favorite genres are hip-hop, funk, contemporary, pop, rap and r'n'b. Daria would like to sing together with Adele, Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez.