Sasha Son

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Sasha Son
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Sasha Son (2009)
Background information
Birth name Dmitry Shavrov
Also known as Sasha Song, Sasha Son
Born (1983-09-18) September 18, 1983 (age 30)
Vilnius, Lithuania
Origin Lithuania
Genres Pop,
Occupations Singer,
Years active 1993 –present
Associated acts Dima Bilan
Website Official Myspace

Sasha Son (Russian: Dmitry Shavrov, Lithuanian: Dmitrijus Šavrovas, also known as Sasha Song[1], born 18 September 1983 in Vilnius, Lithuania) is a Lithuanian singer who represented Lithuania in the Eurovision Song Contest 2009. His nickname Sasha Son means "Sasha Dream" in Russian, with Sasha being a Russian diminutive form of the name Alexander.[2]

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

At 12 years old, Dima Šavrovas was huge in the music scene of Lithuania. His major hit to date is Mama which is still very popular. He currently is the youngest person to have won the "Bravo" music award for the song of the year with his song Mama. At the age of 15 he moved to the United Kingdom; he completed secondary education there and acquired musical education.[2]

Professional life[edit]

He represented Lithuania at the Eurovision Song Contest 2009[3] in the second Semi-Final and advanced to the Final where he finished in 23rd place. Dmitry has earlier worked with Eurovision Song Contest 2008 winner Dima Bilan.[4] At Eurovision pre-selection final he received full points from all the juries. He participated again in Lithuania's national selection for Eurovision 2010 along with Nora with the song "Say Yes to Life."[5]

Dubbing[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2014 Žaidimų Blogis Akashi, Prateek/Lucifer, singing voice Lithuanian voice-dub

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Problemos dėl sceninio vardo: Sasha Son ar Sasha Song? (FOTO)". Klubas.lt. Retrieved 2012-10-07. 
  2. ^ a b Floras, Stella (14 February 2009). "Lithuania has chosen for Eurovision 2009". esctoday.com. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 
  3. ^ 22:31 (2009-02-14). "Lithuanian trophy goes to Sasha Son | News | Eurovision Song Contest - Malmö 2013". Eurovision.tv. Retrieved 2012-10-07. 
  4. ^ Floras, Stella (31 January 08). "The Sasha son interview". Retrieved 2009-02-17. 
  5. ^ Klier, Marcus (2010-02-13). "Tonight: First semi final in Lithuania". ESCToday. Retrieved 4 March 2010. 
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Jeronimas Milius
with "Nomads in the Night"
Lithuania in the Eurovision Song Contest
2009
Succeeded by
Inculto
with "East European Funk"