EurovisionFun reports that Natalia Gordienko is working on a ‘dance style’ song for her entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021.
Following Natalia Gordienko stating on her social media profiles that she is the Moldovan entrant for Eurovision 2021, EurovisionFun reports that work is underway on the song she will perform in Rotterdam next May. The song she will perform is reported to be a ‘dance style’ track with a sound reminiscent of ‘Siren Song’, the Ukrainian entry for Eurovision 2019.
Dimitris Kontopoulos and Philipp Kirkorov are reported to be working on the Moldovan entry, having collaborated with Natalia when she was competing to be the nations entrant for the 2020 contest. In addition, it is reported that Fokas Evangelinos who has worked with the ‘Dream Team’ on a number of Eurovision entries is set to stage the performance.
Natalia is expected to travel to the Greek capital in September to start recording the song, before a video clip is filmed ready for release in early 2021.
Who Is Natalia Gordienko?
Natalia Gordienko was born on December 11 1987 in Chișinău and is of Ukrainian descent. As a child, she sang in her school choir, studied piano at music school and danced in her school’s dance group for ten years. At the age of 15, she began participating in singing competitions.
In 2005, Natalia became the lead singer of the band Millenium. Later that year, the band were invited to participate in the Golden Stag Festival in Romania. In 2006, she represented Moldova alongside Arsenium and Connect-R at the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 with the song “Loca”. They placed 20th in the final.
In 2007, Natalia won New Wave 2007 in Jūrmala, Latvia. In 2009, she took part in DJ Star, despite having no prior experience as a DJ. She has released two studio albums; “Time” (2010) and “Cununa de flori” (Flower wreath – 2011).
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Moldova debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2005 when the contest was held in Kyiv, Ukraine. That year, Bulgaria also debuted in the contest and Hungary returned after a long absence since 1998. Moldova’s best result in the contest to date was the 3rd place in 2017 for Sunstroke Project with “Hey Mamma!”, this was the second time the group had represented their country in Eurovision.