Ukrainian Eurovision Song Contest winner Ruslana celebrates 34 wild years today, and esctoday.com joins with fans in wishing the star a very happy birthday.
Ruslana Lyzhichko was born 34 years ago today in the city of L'viv in Ukraine. Together with her wild dancers she won the 49th Eurovision Song Contest in Istanbul, Turkey. She won thecontest performing the foot-stompingWild Dancesandreceived a total of 280 points – after being awarded marks from every countryexcept Switzerland.
Ruslana, a multitalented singer, dancer, producer, composer, conductor, and pianist, started her musical career at the tender age of four, performingwith the vocal-instrumental fusionband Horizon, in which her mother, a professional musician, also sang. That was the beginning of Ruslana'screative development- the microphonebecame her favorite toyandthe music scene became the settingfor her best childhood memories.
The whole team at esctoday.com would like to wishRuslana a very happy birthday and all the best for the future.