Natalia Gordienko is travelling to Moscow, Russia to record her song for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021.
Eurovision Fun reports that Natalia Gordienko is off to Moscow to record her entry for next years Eurovision Song Contest in the Netherlands. The singer is set to work with Dimitris Kontopoulos and Elias Kokotos on the recording of the song in the Russian capital.
As previously reported Natalia’s entry for the 2021 contest is a dance number in contrast to her 2020 entry “Prison”. The is reported to have a sound reminiscent of ‘Siren Song’, the Ukrainian entry for Eurovision 2019.
TRM has yet to formally announce Natalia as the Moldova entrant for 2021, however the singer has on social media stated she will be representing her country again.
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.