Eva Rivas

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Eva Rivas
File:Eva Rivas ESC 2010 conference.jpg
Eva Rivas in Oslo, May 2010
Background information
Birth name Valeriya Reshetnikova-Tsaturyan
Born (1987-07-13) 13 July 1987 (age 31)
Rostov-on-Don, Russian SFSR, USSR (now Russia)
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1994–present
Associated acts Ruben Matevosyan, Armenia Production
Website Official website

Eva Rivas (Armenian: Եվա Ռիվաս, Russian: Ева Ривас; born Valeria Alexandrovna Reshetnikova-Satouryan, Russian: Валерия Александровна Решетникова-Цатурян, 13 July 1987) is a Russian-Armenian singer.

Early life

Rivas was born and raised in Rostov-on-Don to an Armenian mother and a father of Armenian, Russian and Greek descent. She took the stage name Eva Rivas from her Greek great-grandmother.[1] Growing up in Rostov, she sang in the Armenian "Arevik" ensemble.

Eurovision Song Contest 2010

On 14 February 2010, Rivas won the Armenian National Final and went on to represent Armenia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 with the song "Apricot Stone."[2] She was placed sixth in the semi-final and advanced to the final where she performed 21st in the line-up and placed seventh with a total of 141 points.[3]

To promote her song that year, Rivas visited, prior to the contest, some European countries. Rivas plans to continue to travel around Europe, promoting her song and making new ones. She had wished to represent Armenia again in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012;[4] however, ultimately Armenia did not participate that year.

The Voice

Eva is a judge in The Voice of Armenia.

See also


  1. Eva Rivas Biography.
  2. Brey, Marco (2010-02-14). "Eva Rivas to represent Armenia!". EBU. Retrieved 2010-02-14.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Scoreboard: Eurovision Song Contest 2010 Final". Eurovision.tv. Retrieved 2011-05-22.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Pick me again: Eva Rivas reveals Eurovision 2012 ambition - Arts and Culture". ArmeniaNow.com. Retrieved 2012-08-12.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Inga and Anush Arshakyan
with Jan Jan
Armenia in the Eurovision Song Contest
Succeeded by
Emma Bejanyan
with Boom Boom