Natalia Gordienko

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Natalia Gordienko
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Natalia Gordienco with Arsenie Todiraş at Eurovision 2006 in Athens
Background information
Birth name Natalia Gordienko
Also known as Dj Tasha[1]
Natalie Toma[1]
Natașa Rostova[1]
Born (1987-12-11) December 11, 1987 (age 26)
Chişinău, Moldova
Genres Pop
Occupations Professional dancer, singer

Natalia Gordienko, sometimes spelled as Natalia Gordienco, (Ukrainian: Наталя Гордієнко born December 11, 1987 in Chişinău) is a professional dancer and singer of Ukrainian ancestry from Moldova.

Early life[edit]

Natalia Gordienco was born in 1987 to a family of architects in Chişinău. She attended high school through the 12th form, majoring in mathematics, biology and chemistry. She sang in her school choir. She also graduated from her piano studies at music school and danced in the school's dance ensemble for 10 years. At the age of 15, she began participating in song competitions. She won three national and six international contests.

Career[edit]

Since 2005, Natalia Gordienco has been the singer with the band Millennium. In 2005, in the national selection for the Calea Victoriei, Millennium came third. Millennium with Natalia Gordienco were invited to participate in the Golden Stag international competition in Romania in 2005

On May 20, 2006, she represented Moldova alongside Arsenium and Connect-R with the song Loca (Crazy) at the Eurovision Song Contest 2006. The song placed 20th in the field of 24 and scored 22 points.

Competitions[edit]

Natalia has taken part in many competitions and has won many awards:

  • National competition - The song on the national station Radio Moldova in 2003 - 2nd place
  • National competition – The Star Of Kishinev in 2003 - grand prize
  • National competition – Miss Teenager in 2004 - grand prize
  • International Festival – Rainbow Stars in Jūrmala, Latvia in 2003
  • International competition – Sevastopol-Ialta in Ukraine in 2004 - 1st place
  • International competition – Delfice Games in 2004 - 1st place
  • International competition – Heart Of Two Twins in 2004 - 1st place
  • International competition – Songs Of The World in 2005 - 1st place
  • International competition – Our Native Edge in 2005 - grand prize
  • Eurovision Song Contest 2006 - 20th place
  • New Wave 2007 (Jurmala) - 1st place[2]

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Zdob şi Zdub
with Boonika bate doba
Moldova in the Eurovision Song Contest
(with Arsenium and Connect-R)
2006
Succeeded by
Natalia Barbu
with Fight