Olia Tira

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Olia Tira
Olia Tira.jpg
Olia Tira in Oslo 2010
Background information
Also known as FLUX LIGHT
Born (1988-08-01) 1 August 1988 (age 28)
Potsdam, East Germany
Origin Chişinău, Moldova
Genres Pop, dance funk
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 2003–present
Associated acts SunStroke Project

Olia Tira (born 1 August 1988 in Potsdam, East Germany), also known by her stage name FLUX LIGHT, is a Moldovan singer.

Early life[edit]

Tira was born in 1988 into a Soviet military family[1] in Potsdam, East Germany.[2] She spent a few years there and moved to Chişinău. She first appeared in festivals and concerts when she was 14 years old.[3]

Tira attended school in Cahul and is currently a student in the Academy of Music, Theatre and Fine Arts in Chişinău.[2]

Tira's first album, Your Place or Mine?, was released in December 2006 by Nordika Multimedia. The songs were all written by Ruslan Taranu.[1][3]

Eurovision Song Contest[edit]

After participating in the 2006 and 2007 Moldovan national finals[3] and finishing fourth in the 2009 Moldovan national final with Unicul Meu,[4] she was selected to represent Moldova in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010, along with SunStroke Project.[4][5] They finished 22nd in the Eurovision Song Contest final. She was a finalist in O melodie pentru europa 2014, Moldova's national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 with the song "Never Stop No". She competed under the stage name, FLUX LIGHT.[6] She tied for sixth place and did not qualify to represent Moldova.


  1. ^ a b "evenimente: Olia Tira, cântăreaţa care sparge stereotipurile". Muzica Md. Imco. 2 February 2007. Retrieved 2010-04-21. 
  2. ^ a b "Moldova – "Sun Stroke Project" & Olia Tira". Eurovision Song Contest Oslo 2010. Eurovision Georgia. 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-21. 
  3. ^ a b c Floras, Stella (9 December 2007). "The Olia Tira interview". Special. ESCToday. Retrieved 2010-04-21. 
  4. ^ a b Brey, Marco (2010-03-06). "Sun Stroke Project & Olia Tira for Moldova!". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 6 March 2010. 
  5. ^ Klier, Marcus (2010-03-06). "Moldova sends Sunstroke Project & Olia Tira to Eurovision". ESCToday. Retrieved 6 March 2010. 
  6. ^ Honciuc, Bogdan (6 February 2014). "MOLDOVA: OLIA TIRA WAS UNDERCOVER AT O MELODIE PENTRU EUROPA". Wiwibloggs.com. Retrieved 6 February 2014. 
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Nelly Ciobanu
with Hora Din Moldova
Moldova in the Eurovision Song Contest
(with SunStroke Project)
Succeeded by
Zdob şi Zdub
with So Lucky