Eva Rivas in Oslo, May 2010
|Birth name||Valeriya Reshetnikova-Tsaturyan|
13 July 1987 |
Rostov-on-Don, Russian SFSR, USSR (now Russia)
|Associated acts||Ruben Matevosyan, Armenia Production|
Rivas was born and raised in Rostov-on-Don to an Armenian mother and a father of Russian and Greek descent. She took the stage name Eva Rivas from her Greek great-grandmother. Growing up in Rostov, she sang in the Armenian "Arevik" ensemble.
Eurovision Song Contest 2010
On 14 February 2010, Rivas won the Armenian National Final and went on to represent Armenia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 with the song "Apricot Stone." She was placed sixth in the semi-final and advanced to the final where she performed 21st in the line-up and placed seventh with a total of 141 points.
To promote her song that year, Rivas visited, prior to the contest, some European countries. Rivas plans to continue to travel around Europe, promoting her song and making new ones. She had wished to represent Armenia again in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012; however, ultimately Armenia did not participate that year.
Eva is a judge in The Voice of Armenia.
- Eva Rivas Biography.
- Brey, Marco (2010-02-14). "Eva Rivas to represent Armenia!". EBU. Retrieved 2010-02-14.
- "Scoreboard: Eurovision Song Contest 2010 Final". Eurovision.tv. Retrieved 2011-05-22.
- "Pick me again: Eva Rivas reveals Eurovision 2012 ambition - Arts and Culture". ArmeniaNow.com. Retrieved 2012-08-12.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Eva Rivas.|
- Official Website
- Official Page on Facebook
- Official Page on Twitter
- Official Page on Google+
- Official Page on Instagram
- Official Page on Youtube
|Awards and achievements|
Inga and Anush Arshakyan
with Jan Jan
|Armenia in the Eurovision Song Contest
with Boom Boom
|This article on a pop singer is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This article about an Armenian singer is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|