Evelina Sašenko

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search
Evelina Sašenko
Evelina Sašenko.JPG
Background information
Born (1987-07-26) 26 July 1987 (age 31)
Rūdiškės, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
Genres Jazz, classical crossover, adult contemporary, operatic pop
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals

Evelina Sašenko (Polish: Ewelina Saszenko; Ukrainian: Евеліна Сашенко [1] born 26 July 1987 in Rūdiškės[2]) is a Lithuanian jazz singer of Polish-Ukrainian descent, who was born and lives in Lithuania.[2] She represented Lithuania in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 with the song "C'est ma vie". She is also known for participating in various television projects. During her participation in the 2011 Eurovision, she wanted to participate under her polish name, Ewelina Saszenko.[3]

Sašenko was born into Polish-Ukrainian family from the Vilnius Region.[4] She is currently studying in the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre.[5] Sašenko started her music career as a child. She is a prize winner of Dainų dainelė, the national Lithuanian children music festival.[2] In 2009, she participated in the LTV opera contest Triumfo arka gaining fame and recognition.[6] In the 2010 Lithuanian Eurovision national final Sašenko reached the 3rd place. A year later she won the national final. She finished in 19th place in the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 in Düsseldorf, Germany.


  1. "Ewelina Saszenko będzie reprezentowała Litwę na Eurowizji". Radio Znad Wilii. Retrieved 2011-02-27.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 E.Sašenko nesigaili pasirinkusi muziką. 2010-07-27
  3. Eurowizja: reprezentantka Litwy pod nazwiskiem w polskiej transkrypcji. 2012-09-11
  4. "About Evelina Sašenko". About Evelina Sašenko. Retrieved 2011-05-15.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. E.Sašenko: „Ne, nesigailiu nieko". 2010-07-28
  6. „Triumfo arką" paliko E. Sašenko ir R. Karpis. 2009-10-18
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
with Eastern European Funk
Lithuania in the Eurovision Song Contest
Succeeded by
Donny Montell
with Love Is Blind