Lerika

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Valeriya Engalycheva
Valeriya Engalycheva (Russia, JESC 2012).jpg
Lerika in 2012
Background information
Birth name Valeriya Engalycheva
Born (1999-04-07) 7 April 1999 (age 15)
Olomouc, Czech Republic
Origin Moscow, Russia
Genres Pop
Occupations singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2004 - present
Website www.lerika.ru

Valeriya "Lerika" Engalycheva (Russian: Валерия Енгалычева; born 7 April 1999) is a Moldovan-Russian teen singer who represented Moldova in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2011 with the song "No-No", and Russia in the 2012 contest with "Sensatsiya" (Sensation).

Life and work[edit]

Valeriya Engalycheva was born on 7 April 1999 in Olomouc, Czech Republic. Engalycheva started to sing at the age of 4. She participated in many singing competitions all over Europe, and ended up almost always first place, including Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk, Orpheus in Italy, New Wave Junior, Kinotavrik, etc.

2011-2012: The first young star to represent more than one country.[edit]

At age 12, she represented Moldova at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2011 with her song "No-No," placing 6th with 78 points.

Engalycheva and her family moved to Russia in January 2012, where they became nationals. On 1 December 2012, she represented Russia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2012 with her song "Sensatsiya" (Sensational), which came in 4th place with a total of 88 points.[1]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Title English Translation Album
2009 "Pogoda Razgulialasy" Weather cleared up Non-album singles
"Enigma Lumini" Enigma lights
2011 "No-No"
2012 "Sensatsiya" Sensation
2013 "Lyubov" Love
"Moy Okean" My ocean
2014 "Serdge znaet" "The heart knows"

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