Katya Ryabova, young singer
Katya Ryabova is a Russian singer.
Ekaterina was born on August 4, 1997 in the small town Schelkovo not far from Moscow. Then her family moved to the town Yubileiny of the Moscow region. The girl started singing when she was a little child. Beautiful girl has sister Anastasia.
Also she is a member of the children’s vocal studio SvetAfor and takes choreography classes in the classic ballet studio Fairy-tale.
In 2009 Ryabova won the national final of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest and represented Russia at the Junior Eurovision in Kiev with the song Malenkiy Prinz (The Little Prince). As a result, she became the runner-up of the show.
By the way, in 2011, she became the first returning artist in Junior Eurovision history. That time she represented her country with the song Kak Romeo i Dzhulyetta (Like Romeo and Juliet) and took the fourth place.
After her success at the Junior Eurovision Katya performed at some prestigious music festivals including the Slavic Bazaar in Vitebsk and the New Wave Junior as a guest artist. One of the most memorable performances was her appearance in the anniversary concert of the famous Russian composer Aleksandra Pakhmutova in 2009. Pretty girl played the role of Little Red Riding Hood in the musical Magical New Year.
You know, Katya became the face of the professional cycling team Katyusha.
Talented girl received a diploma at the Second World Delphic Games. In addition, she is a laureate of the international festival Rose of the Winds 2007 and a patriotic song contest How the Homeland Begins.
At the National Russian preselection for Junior Eurovision in 2012 Katya sang the song Chemistry, which was recorded and performed together with Eric Rapp. In the second half of 2012, Katya was invited by the producer center to prepare for the festival Kinotavrik, which was held in Sochi. There, Katya performed with her new song Stop, which was also recorded in Sweden.
Later, in early 2013, Katya was one of experts at the international project Super Children on the Russian Musicbox channel.
On May 6, 2017 Ryabova married singer Alexander Laver (Chernenko). Their son Alex was born on November 19, 2017.