The participants

Valeria GRIBUSOVA

20 years

Belarus

Valeria was born in Mogilev on February 12th, 1995.

From 2000 to 2005, she attended the National Music Ensemble “Yarica” under L. Zhukova at the Regional Centre of Creativity.

In 2010 and 2011, Valeria attended the Fashion Studio of Sergey Nagorny (under T.Polozkova).

In 2013, she finished with honours the choral music and art studies at the Mogilev State Art Gymnasium-College.

She was the soloist of pop-art studio at the Minsk State College of Arts (under E.Levchenko).

In 2013, Valeria entered the “Pop Art” department at the Belarusian State University of Culture and Arts.

She took part in the semi-final round of the Musical Project “Singing Cities” (Minsk, Belarus, 2012) and the International Contest of Young Pop Singers “New Wave-2013”.

Valeria won the 1st Prizes at the International Contest “Magical World of Backstage” (Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2011), and the “Golden Bee” (Klimovichi, Belarus, 2011).

The singer is the Grand Prix winner of the national and international festivals and contests “Christmas Star” (Moscow, Russia, 2012), “New Movement-2012” (Minsk, Belarus), “Hali-Halo” (Novopolotsk, Belarus, 2012), “Le ciel de Paris” (Paris, France) and “Molodechno-2013” (Molodechno, Belarus).

Since August, 2013, Valeria has been the vocalist of the National Academic Concert Orchestra of Symphonic and Popular Music of the Republic of Belarus under Mikhail Finberg.