Meet Verka Serduchka

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Verka Serduchka was born on October 2, 1973 in the city of Poltava, Ukraine. His real name is Andriy Mykhailovych Danylko and he is a famous comedian and pop and dance singer. He will be representing Ukraine at the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Dancing lasha tumbai.

Hehas been performingunder this disguise since early 1990’s. His stage name is a combination of a name he has chosen taking part at an Ukranian comedy contest, Verka, and the real name of an old school classmate of his, named Anya Serduk. His stage personality of Verka Serduchka is an extravagant woman.

He has been chosen to represent Ukraine at the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 with the song Danzing but after the original lyrics caused controversy when the singer was heard to be singing Russia goodbye he changed the name of the song to Dancing lasha tumbai.

The song will be sung in 4 languages: German, English, Ukrainian and Mongolian.

Ukraine will be automatically put in the final thanks to last year’s Ukrainian representative Tina Karol.

Here are the lyrics of the song:

Hello Everybody
My name is Verka Serduchka
Speak English?
Nicht verstehen
Let’s speak dance
Nu

Sieben, sieben, ailulu
Sieben, sieben, ein, zwei
Sieben, sieben, ailulu, ein, zwei, drei
Tanzen

Tantsevat korosho
Gde ruki, ruki, ruki
Tanzen

I want to see ah, i want to see ah, i want to see ah, i want to see a
Tanzen
I want to see lasha Tumbai, i want to see lasha Tumbai, i want to see lasha Tumbai, i want to see lasha Tumbai, i want to see
Tanzen
Gde ruki, Vishe,
Tantsevat korosho
I want to see ah, i want to see ah, i want to see ah, i want to see ah
i want to see lasha Tumbai, i want to see lasha Tumbai, i want to see lasha Tumbai, i want to see lasha Tumbai, i want to see
Tanzen
Nu
Ruchki ye Ukrayina tse klyovo Klyovo
A Ukrayina lyube tantsyuvati? Lyube! Tantsyuemo, Maidan!

Ok, Happy End!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzlKiwJOa_I

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