X-Factor Ukraine - Netflix
Thu 27 June 2019
X-Factor Ukraine is the Ukrainian version of The X Factor, a show originating from the United Kingdom. It is a television music talent show for aspiring pop singers drawn from public auditions. Auditions were held in major cities of Ukraine: Dnipropetrovsk, Lviv, Donetsk, Kharkiv, Kiev, Poltava, Luhansk, Zaporizhia, Simferopol, Mykolaiv, Chernivtsi, Uzhhorod, Lutsk, and Rivne.
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Runtime: 120 minutes
X-Factor Ukraine - Eugene Litvinkovich - Netflix
Eugene Litvinkovich (born 4 November 1982, Zhodino, Belarus) is a singer born in Belarus and popular in Ukraine, author and performer. The finalist of “Ukraine's Got Talent 4” show in 2013 and super-finalist of “X-factor (Ukraine) 3” show at the beginning of 2013
X-Factor Ukraine - Solo career - Netflix
Znaki Zodiaka (Zodiac Signs) After the end of “X-Factor” show, Eugene signed a 5-year contract with the production center of the STB channel and started working on his first album. On March 7, 2013, during the “Factor of spring” concert devoted to the celebration of the International Women's Day" , Eugene presented his first author's song “Znaki Zodiaka” (“Zodiac Signs”). Eugene worked actively on writing his new songs, recording his first album “Znaki Zodiaka” (“Zodiac Signs”), and also performed a lot in a number of Ukrainian cities. On March 14, 2013, the official site of Eugene Litvinkovich was presented by STB channel.  On April 2 and 3, 2013, the shooting of musical video for the song “Znaki Zodiaka” (“Zodiac Signs”) took place. Maxim Litvinov became the director of this work. Musical video was presented on May 23. On April 6, 2013, a large-scale fan-meeting with Eugene took place. During the meeting Eugene notified everyone about his first solo concert being planned for May 31. In the second part of April the tickets sale started and after only one week all of them were sold. Eugene together with STB channel decided to hold additional solo concert the same day. The tickets for the additional concert were also sold in several days. Both solo concerts were held in the assembly hall of the National Music Academy of Ukraine named after P. I. Tchaikovsky (Kiev Conservatory) with the 'sold out" notice. During the concert the first singer's album “Znaki Zodiaka” (“Zodiac Signs”) was also presented. The disc contained the song of the same name as well as two more author's songs “Vot tak-to luchsche” (“This is much better”) and “K Tebe” (“To you”), the songs “Mama” (music by L. Shyrin, Y. Vaschuk; lyrics by N. Tambovtseva), and also 4 songs performed during the “X-Factor” show. K Tebe (To You) After the great success of the first solo concerts Eugene Litvinkovich announced the preparation of the tour around Ukrainian cities. In August the musical video for the song “K Tebe” (“To you”) was shot by a famous music video-maker Alexandr Filatovich. The music video was presented on the main square in Kiev on the big screen after the flash-mob organized by the director and the singer and supported by Eugene's fans. The tour “K Tebe” (“To you”) ran around 14 largest cities of Ukraine took place within the period of November 6 to 21, 2013.  Together with the beginning of the tour the first full-fledged Eugene's album was released. The disc included 4 songs from the album “Znaki Zodiaka” (“Zodiac Signs”): “Mama”, “K Tebe” (“To you”), “Vot tak-to luchsche” (“This is much better”), “Znaki Zodiaka” (“Zodiac Signs”), as well as new songs most of which were composed by Eugene himself. One song - “Anomalia” (“Anomaly”) - was presented on the October 16th, 2013 on “M1” Ukrainian music channel. By the results of the work performed during year 2013, Eugene was awarded as 'The Breakthrough of the Year" by the TV-show “Unbelievable truth about the stars” by STB channel. National casting for the contest of “Eurovision 2014” On December 21, 2013, Eugene took part in the National Casting for the contest of “Eurovision 2014” from Ukraine with the song “Strelyanaya Ptitsa” (“A Shot Bird”). After being selected for the finals of the show, Eugene resulted the 8ths out of 20 participants by the sum of audience and the jury. Zdes' i Seychas (“Here and now”) At the beginning of 2014 the song “Mirazhy” (“Mirages”) was released. The song was devoted to the tragic events related to Euromaidan in Ukraine. The author of the song was Eugene's colleague by the “X-factor” show - Mariya Zhytnikova. The work for the new album had been starting. In May 2014 during the finals of the show “Ukraine's Got Talent 6” the head song of the album “Zses' i Seychas” (“Here and Now”) was presented as well as the other song in Ukrainian “Diydu do mety” (“I will reach the goal”), written by another participant of the “X-factor” show Arkadiy Voytyuk". The same year Eugene and STB channel broke the contract ahead of time and the singer proceeded with his career on his own. In summer, 2014, Eugene recorded the song “Ohotnitsa” (“The hunter”) with the Ukrainian singer Renata Shtifel. In the second part of 2014 the singer toured a lot around Ukraine. On November 25 the second album “Zses' i Seychas” (“Here and Now”) was released and the supporting tour was held. The tour included 12 cities of Ukraine. The new album included the new songs that where written by Eugene and other authors, as well as several songs from the first album “K Tebe” (“To You”). Notre Dame de Paris On March 28 and 29, 2015, in the Concert Hall “Ukraine” in Kiev, the premiere of the concert-sensation of the songs from the musical “Notre Dame de Paris” took place. Eugene Litvinkovich performed the part of Clopin, the king of the Court of Miracles. During the concert Eugene performed the following arias: «Les Sans-Papiers», «La Cour des Miracles», “Condamnés” - solo, as well as «Fatalité», «Où Est-Elle?», «Libérés», «L’Attaque De Notre-Dame» - together with other solo singers. Love and peace From April 16 till May 27, 2015, Eugene toured around 20 cities of Ukraine with the concert program “Love and peace”. The goal of this tour was to raise positive mood of Ukrainians in the difficult period of war in Donbass. Together with beginning of the tour the 4th disc of Eugene Litvinkovich called “Selected” was released. The disc contained 19 best compositions from the singer's repertoire. After his returning from the tour, on May 29, Eugene Litvinkovich was awarded as “The male singer of the year 2014” by the results of Ukrainian contest of public preferences “The Success Favorites”.
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