Ksenia Sitnik

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Ksenia Sitnik
Ksienija Sitnik.jpg
Ksenia Sitnik in 2005
Background information
Birth name Ксенія Міхайлаўна Сітнік
Born (1995-05-15) 15 May 1995 (age 21)
Mazyr, Belarus
Genres Teen pop, dance-pop
Occupation(s) singer
Years active 2005–present

Ksenia Mikhailovna Sitnik (Belarusian: Ксенія Міхайлаўна Сітнік; Russian: Ксения Михайловна Ситник); born 15 May 1995[1] in Mazyr, Belarus), sometimes also transliterated as Kseniya Sitnik or Xenia Sitnik, is a Belarusian child singer. She represented her home country in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2005, which she won with the self-penned song "My Vmeste" (We Are Together).

Biography[edit]

Ksenia Sitnik was born on 15 May 1995 in the city of Mazyr, Belarus.[2] Her father, Mikhail Sitnik is a businessman and her mother, Svetlana Statsenko is a director of the Muliavin National Musical Art Centre. Ksenia also has an older sister named Nastya who herself has participated in children's song competitions. Ksenia currently lives with her family in the city of Minsk, Belarus.

Ksenia Sitnik started her singing career at a very early age. She has participated in many vocal contests such as the festival Falling Stars in Nowa Ruda, Poland and The Golden Bee festival in Klimovichy, Belarus, both at the age of nine in the year 2004. Ksenia won first prize at the international children's contest at the Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk, Belarus in July 2005 and the same year also competed in The Star Light festival in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Ksenia Sitnik performing My Vmeste in 2005

Ksenia Sitnik won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2005, where she represented her home country, Belarus, with the song My Vmeste. Despite the song not being particularly popular in pre-contest polls: for example, in the Europrediction poll, Ksenia came last with no points.[3] Ksenia won, albeit narrowly - she had only three points more than the runner-up, Antonio José from Spain.

In November, 2006 Ksenia released a CD with accompanying music book called My Vmeste ("We Are Together"). She has released three music videos: Malenkiy Korablik ("Little Ship") in 2006, Prostaya Pesenka ("Simple Song") in 2007 and, most recently, Non-stop in 2009.

Discography[edit]

  • My vmeste (2006)
  • Respublika Kseniya (2010)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ksenia Sitnik Retrieved 14 May 2012.
  2. ^ http://www.esctoday.com/news/read/5020 ESC Today Retrieved 3 November 2009.[dead link]
  3. ^ http://www.oikotimes.com Oikotimes.com

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Yahor Vauchok
with "Spjavajce sa mnoj"
Belarus in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest
2005
Succeeded by
Andrey Kunets
with "Novyi den"
Preceded by
Spain María Isabel
with "Antes Muerta que Sencilla"
Winner of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest
2005
Succeeded by
Russia Tolmachevy Twins
with "Vesenniy Jazz"