Khrystyna Soloviy

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Khrystyna Soloviy
Native name
Христина Іванівна Соловій
Birth nameKhrystyna Ivanivna Soloviy
Born (1993-01-17) 17 January 1993 (age 26)
Drohobych, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine
GenresFolk
Occupation(s)Singer

Khrystyna Ivanivna Soloviy (Ukrainian: Христина Іванівна Соловій; born 17 January 1993 in Drohobych, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine) is a Ukrainian-Lemko[1][2] folk singer.

Biography[edit]

Soloviy was born on 17 January 1993 in Drohobych in the family of choral conductors.

She moved with her family to Lviv and for three years sang Lemko's folk songs in the choir "Lemkovyna".[3] Khrystyna is a quarter Lemko by origin. She graduated from the philological faculty of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.[4][5]

Musical career[edit]

2013: Holos Krayiny[edit]

In 2013 Khrystyna participated in the Ukrainian version of The VoiceHolos Krayiny. She gets the team of Svyatoslav Vakarchuk and reaches the semi-finals of the competition. While attending, she sang mostly Ukrainian folk songs.[6]

2015: Zhyva voda[edit]

In 2015 Soloviy released her debut album "Zhyva voda" (Ukrainian: Жива вода; Living water) which included 12 songs (ten folk songs of Lemko and Ukrainian origin and two written by herself).[7][8]

2018–present: Liubyi Drug[edit]

On October, 24 Khrystyna releases her second studio album "Liubyi Drug" (Ukrainian: Любий друг; Dear Friend).

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Director Album
2015 Trymai Maksym Ksionda Zhyva voda
2015 Pod oblachkom Yana Altukhova Zhyva voda
2016 Khto, yak ne ty? Andriy Boyar Khto, yak ne ty?
2017 Fortepiano Anna Buryachkova Khto, yak ne ty?

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