Svetlana Kuritsyna – Sveta from Ivanovo
Svetlana Kuritsyna, also known as “Sveta from Ivanovo” was born on July 20, 1992 in Privolzhsk, Ivanovo region.
Sveta is a presenter of the TV program “Beam of light” on NTV channel, where she has worked since 2012.
At school Sveta was interested in politics and actively participated in many activities conducted by the various parties and social organizations. In September 2011 the girl joined the pro-Kremlin movement “Steel”, which is one of the divisions of the youth wing of the “United Russia”, “Our”.
On December 12, 2011 after a rally on Triumphal Square in Moscow, in which she took part, Sveta was asked to answer a few questions.
The girl became widely known in RuNet thanks to an interview she gave to the correspondent of “Moscow News” Eugene Gladin after a rally.
The interview was posted on YouTube and attracted more than four million views. After that, CEO of NTV channel Vladimir Kulistikov decided to invite Svetlana on television as a presenter.
In 2012 Kuritsyna appeared in two comic roles in the music video clips: a clip of “Payuschie cowards” and Sergei Zverev and in Andrei Leffler’s music video “I’m sorry”, in a duet with another popular online person TV project “Dom 2” participant and Russian porn star Elena Berkova.
Red Samara Automobile Club, a group from St. Petersburg, has recorded a song called “Sveta from Ivanovo”.