Zinaida Kupriyanovich

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Zinaida Kupriyanovich
Зина Куприянович на Детской Песни года.jpg
Kupriyanovich performing in 2015
Background information
Birth nameZinaida Alexandrovna Kupriyanovich
Also known asZina Kupriyanovich
Born (2002-09-17) 17 September 2002 (age 16)
Minsk, Belarus
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • actress
  • television presenter
Years active2013–present

Zinaida Alexandrovna Kupriyanovich (Belarusian: Зінаіда Аляксандраўна Купрыяновіч, Russian: Зинаида Александровна Куприянович; born 17 September 2002), sometimes known professionally as Zina Kupriyanovich or Zena (stylized as ZENA), is a Belarusian singer, actress, and television presenter.

Career[edit]

Kupriyanovich began her career as a child singer in 2013, competing in New Wave Junior 2013 and 2014 Junior Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk.[1]

Kupriyanovich competed in the Belarusian national final for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest twice; she placed fourth in 2015 with the song "Mir" and third in 2016 with the song "Kosmos".[2][3] In 2017, she placed third in the tenth season of Fabrika Zvyozd, the Russian version of Operación Triunfo. Afterwards, Kupriyanovich began a career in television presenting, and co-hosted the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Minsk alongside Evgeny Perlin and Helena Meraai. As an actress, she has voiced the Russian dub of the character Moana in the films Moana and Ralph Breaks the Internet.[4]

She represented Belarus in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 with the song "Like It".[5][6][7]

Discography[edit]

Title Year Album
"Mir" 2015 Non-album singles
"Kosmos" 2016
"Like It" 2019

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2016 Moana Moana Russian version
2018 Ralph Breaks the Internet

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Международный конкурс детской песни "Новая волна-2013"" (in Russian). Russia-1. Retrieved 7 March 2019.
  2. ^ Granger, Anthony (21 August 2015). "Belarus: Ruslan Aslanov Is Off To Bulgaria". eurovoix.com. Eurovoix. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  3. ^ Jordan, Paul (26 August 2016). "Alexander Minenok to sing for Belarus in Malta!". junioreurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 19 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Моана > Russian Soundtrack". Cast Albums. Retrieved 7 March 2019.
  5. ^ Granger, Anthony (7 March 2019). "Belarus: ZENA To The Eurovision Song Contest 2019". Eurovoix.
  6. ^ Halpin, Chris (7 March 2019). "From Junior to Adult: Zena wins Belarus' national final with "Like It"". Wiwibloggs.
  7. ^ Oliver, Eliza-Jane (7 March 2019). "Belarus: ZENA will fly to Tel Aviv!". ESCToday.

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Georgia (country) Helen Kalandadze and Lizi Japaridze
Junior Eurovision Song Contest presenter
(with Evgeny Perlin and Helena Meraai)
2018
Succeeded by
[to be determined]
Preceded by
Alekseev
with "Forever"
Belarus in the Eurovision Song Contest
2019
Succeeded by
[to be determined]