In 2016 for some of the participants of International Web Voice Competition–Belgrade, Serbia 2016. production center MIR Production www.mirproduction.com identified prize fund, one of the owners of which became participant from Ukraine (Kharkov) – Anastasia Ivanova - the absolute winner of the category Pop-Jazz singing, International Web Voice Competition–Belgrade, Serbia 2016.

Interview

How long have you been singing?

I  started  singing  at  age  11, it  was 4  years  ago.  During  that  time I became a winner    of    numerous    international    competitions,    including on television.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJjg4Eayqhg  

In  addition  to  vocal  classes, I like playing  guitar  and  synthesizer. My  dream  is  to  have my own songs, I write lyrics and music. I think music is central in my life and I have a goal which I will aspire.

How did you know about this competition?

About the competition I heard from my teacher of singing Sereda Julia Vitalievna.

Who from the participants, in your opinion, was the most powerful as your competitor?

Many contestants were strong and deserved to win.

What  impression  did  you  have  formed  about  the  participants  from  other countries?

It  was  interesting  to  listen  to participants  from other countries.

Who are your favorite artists and styles?

I  love  Christina  Aguilera  and  consider her as  an example for myself (ordinary girl from an ordinary family  achieved such  a  great  success,  thanks  to her talent   and   hard   work),   styles:   rock,   pop, alternative.

What hobbies and interests do you have?

I like to paint, ride horses and write poetry.

 What  do  you  think  about  the  competition,  which passes completely through the Internet?

Very   positive.   Online   contest   gives to artist complete freedom, without much worries you can open up completely.

What will you wish the contestants for the next year?

I  wish  all  the  contestants  to  be brave in  selection  of  songs,  show  excellent  results,  and  most  importantly  be  yourself  in  every  song,  do  not  be  afraid  to  improvise and express yourself.

 

Kharkiv is the second-largest city in Ukraine. Located in the north-east of the country, it is the largest city of the Slobozhanshchyna historical region. The city has a population of about 1.5 million people.

The city was founded in 1654 and after a humble beginning as a small fortress grew to be a major centre of Ukrainian industry, trade and culture.

 Presently, Kharkiv operates as a major cultural, scientific, educational, transport and industrial centre of Ukraine, with 60 scientific institutes, 30 higher education universities and institutions, 6 libraries.museums, 7 theatres and 80 libraries.

Anastasia Ivanova