The participants

Alyona LANSKAYA

Honored Artist of Belarus (2011)

Belarus

Grand Prix winner of the International Pop Song Performers Contest “Vitebsk-2011”

Finalist of the Eurovision Song Contest (2013),

Soloist of the “Spamash” producing centre.

Member of the Jury of the XIII International Children Music Contest “Vitebsk-2015”

Alyona was born on September 7, in Mogilev (Belarus). She began to perform at the age of six. The first audience was her family. She got a degree in economics, but decided to become a professional artist.

Alyona is a prize winner of such international contests as “Sarandev-2008” (Bulgaria); “European Cup-2009” (Russia); “Young Talents of Belarus” (I National Channel of the Belarusian radio), Youth Song Performers Contest of the V International Festival “Youth for the Union State” (Russia) and the Grand Prix winner of the International Pop Song Performers Contest “Atlantic Breeze-2010” (USA).

In March 2010, her first solo album “Labyrinths of Destiny” with songs in Russian, Belarusian and English was released.

In 2013, Alyona represented Belarus at the Eurovision Song Contest in Sweden with the composition “Solayoh” (by M. Paelink and M. King).

In December 2013, her second solo English album “Solayoh” was released.

In March 2015, her new video for “I Am Alive” by the Belarusian authors L. Shirin, Yu. Vashchuk and O. Ryzhikova was released. The author of the idea and the director was Anna Ghert, who cooperated with Alyona Lanskaya's team during the preparations for “Eurovision-2013”.

Alyona, together with Gleb Davydov, is the host of a weekly glossy TV show “XXL Woman TV” on “Belarus 1” TV channel.

She will take part in the Opening Ceremony of the Festival “Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk” (20.30, July 9, Summer Amphitheatre), the evening with Alexandra Pakhmutova “We Can’t Live Without Each Other” (18.00, July 10, Summer Amphitheatre) and the Gala Concert of the XII International Children Contest “Vitebsk 2015” (17.00, July 13, Concert Hall “Vitebsk”).