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Ekaterina Volkova – actress, singer, model

Ekaterina Volkova - actress, singer, model

Ekaterina Volkova – actress, singer, model


Ekaterina Volkova is a Russian film and theater actress, singer, songwriter, model.
Pretty girl was born on March 16, 1974 in Tomsk, USSR (now Russia). Her mother is a doctor and her father is an engineer. Katya spent her childhood in Togliatti. At the age of five, the girl was fond of legendary singer Alla Pugacheva, who became her standard of artistry and gave a goal in life. She graduated from the School of Music and Fine Art where she mastered the profession of a choral conductor.
In 1995, the girl entered the Theatre Institute in Yaroslavl. Later, in 1997, she came to Moscow and entered the Russian University of Theatre Arts.
You know, she works in the theaters and appears in films and television series.
In 1992 Volkova appeared in the film Eastern Romance. Also she starred in films including The Collector by Yuri Grymov, melodrama About Love based on Anton Chekhov’s stories and directed by Sergei Solovyov, and in the TV series Next. In 2006 Ekaterina got the main role in the film Breath In – Exhale directed by Ivan Dykhovichny.
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Eva Anri, singer and TV presenter

Eva Anri, singer and TV presenter

Eva Anri, singer and TV presenter


Eva Anri was born in Volgograd, Russia. Pretty girl became a TV host of children’s program on local television when she was only ten years old. In addition, she wrote poetry, sang, created musical performances. And she was the star of all school concerts. Relatives and friends believed that Eva would become a singer.
She studied Foreign Languages and Psychology. Eva said that psychology knowledge helped her to make a career.
In 2009 Anri lived in America, where she danced and took vocal lessons from Seth Riggs. By the way, she was invited to take part in a reality show for Paramount Pictures by producer Patrick Cunningham.
Beautiful girl was a presenter of Top Ten on Russia channel in 2010.
Actually, the girl was a presenter of New Wave’s Diary 2011 for the ELLO music channel.
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Inga Drozdova, model and singer

Inga Drozdova, model and singer

Inga Drozdova, model and singer


Inga Drozdova is a Russian model and singer.
Prety girl was born on December 14, 1975 in Riga. Her father is Russian, and her mother is Lithuanian.
Inga was the American Playboy’s girl of the month in November 1997. In June 1997 and February 1998, she was on the cover of Russian Playboy.
By the way, Inga worked with Vlad Stashevsky and Yuri Ajzenshpis. She recorded several songs and appeared in several videos: Thirst, My angel, Bitter Lips, Perfect Love. Later she quit her music career and entered the University Bond in Australia.
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Anna Nova

Anna Nova

Anna Nova


Anna Nova is not only a TV presenter and pop-rock singer, but also a director of an art gallery, contemporary music studio, and Art-club restaurant Van Gogh.
Pretty girl was born in St. Petersburg. She finished music school. You know, she plays flute and piano, an instrument which she now uses for songwriting. In her childhood, Anna was engaged in dancing and toured with the Russian folk ensemble The Firebird.
After school, Anna entered and successfully graduated from the Saint Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance. To tell the truth, she worked as an economist in a large construction company.
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Anastasia Kalmanovich, music producer

Anastasia Kalmanovich, music producer

Anastasia Kalmanovich, music producer


Anastasia Kalmanovich is a Russian actress and music producer. She was a CEO of VIP Concert. She is known for her roles in The Best Film, Ranetki, Doomed to Become a Star. Also fans of Russian popular music know Nastya as the first producer of the famous singer Zemfira, who contributed to the first success of the star.
Natalia Brileva (her real name) was born on July 12, 1972 in Kedainiai (Lithuanian SSR, USSR) into the family of serviceman Nikolai Petrovich Brilev. Because of her father’s profession, the family had to change their place of residence several times. When the girl was 15 years old, the father went to help those who suffered from the terrible earthquake in Leninakan, but died in the line of duty.
She studied at the Latvian University of Journalism and at the Institute of Contemporary Art.
You know, Anastasia was the producer of Russian singer Zemfira and in 2003 she became the producer of the band Tokyo.
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Katya Buzhinskaya, great singer

Katya Buzhinskaya, great singer

Katya Buzhinskaya, great singer


Katya Buzhinskaya is a Ukrainian singer (mezzo soprano) born in Russia. Pretty girl is the winner of numerous singing competitions, including the Grand Prix at Slavic Bazaar in 1998, Honored Artist of Ukraine (2007). The girl collaborates with Ukrainian label Artur Music. She has released eight albums since 1998. In her repertoire there are songs in Ukrainian, Russian, English, and Italian.
Ekaterina was born on August 13, 1979 in Norilsk (Krasnoyarsk region), where she lived for three years, but then the family moved to Chernovtsy.
You know, in 1991, Katya participated in a singing contest The Unknown Voice and took the first place.
By the way, she became the winner of the contests Srіbne Dzhereltse and Chervona Ruta in 1993.
In 1994, Katya became a finalist of the TV project Morning Star.
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Lera Tumanova – singer Elektra

Lera Tumanova - singer Elektra

Lera Tumanova – singer Elektra

Lera Tumanova (performed under stage name Elektra) is a young teen-pop singer, the most tender romantic R’n’B singer.
Pretty girl was born on April 13, 1987. To tell the truth, her creative career began in childhood. She became the youngest winner of the Crimean contest Young Jazz Stars in 1993. At the age of 12 Lera toured with a group of young musicians called BISS. They became the stars of all the discos of the Crimean coast.
You know, Lera writes music and songs, plays musical instruments. At the age of 16 the girl left Sevastopol for Moscow.
In Moscow, she graduated from the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography (VGIK).
The company Gramophone Records Entertainment released Lera’s debut album in 2008. Dominique Joker was a sound producer of the album.
As a leading model, Lera signed her first major contract with Europe’s largest manufacturing company MILAVITSA.
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