Biography of Svyatoslav VakarchukSvyatoslav Vakarchuk - the famous Ukrainian singer and musician. The man managed to become famous in the distant 90s, immediately after he founded the rock band "Ocean Elzy". During the existence of the group Vakarchuk wrote not one successful album, and in 2014 organized a large-scale concert in honor of the 20th anniversary of the group.
Vakarchuk Svyatoslav Ivanovich
Childhood and Family Svyatoslav VakarchukThe future famous performer and founder of the Okean Elzy team Svyatoslav Vakarchuk was born on May 14, 1975 in the city of Mukachevo, Transcarpathia. In addition to him, another eldest son Oleg grew up in the family, linking his life with the banking sector in the future. The children's father worked for a long time as an ordinary physics teacher, and his mother worked as a mathematician.
Svyatoslav Vakarchuk in childhood
While still a youngster, Vakarchuk was fond of basketball and music. If the majority of his peers played football and had fun in the courtyard, he also devoted all his time to the music circle, where he learned the basics of playing the violin and the accordion. Having received a certificate, the guy decided to follow in the footsteps of his parents, so he applied to the local higher educational institution for a physical and mathematical specialty.
Svyatoslav Vakarchuk in his youth
Svyatoslav Vakarchuk and "Ocean Elzy"While still a student, the guy met with the performers of the group "Silence Clan". Since at that time it was very difficult to get to the big stage, the guys performed in bars and restaurants.After some time, the group fell apart, and Vakarchuk proposed to his faithful comrades to found a new team, “Okean Elzy”. Officially, the group’s founding date is October 12, 1994. After these events, the life of an ordinary boy turned upside down. So that friends did not run away, Vakarchuk was forced to sing, write songs and music.
Growth Svyatoslav Vakarchuk 176 cm
Since 1996, "Ocean Elzy" goes on a tour of countries such as Ukraine, Poland, France and Germany. In the spring of 1998, the band decided to move to the capital, where they happily presented their debut album “There, de us is mute” to millions of fans.In 2000, Svyatoslav participated in the prestigious rock concert "Invasion", which takes place in Moscow. The guys managed to attract attention due to the film “Brother-2” that everyone liked. In this motion picture, there are 2 well-known tracks - “If you are mute” and “Kavachai”, which all Russia appreciated.
Svyatoslav Vakarchuk - soloist of the "Ocean Elzy"
In order not to lose his admirers Svyatoslav worked hard, not idle hands. In 2007, an album dedicated to the blessed memory of Sergey Tovstoluzhsky appeared on sale. He was the producer of the group until he committed suicide.According to the true fans, the album "Mira" is the most dynamic and fatal.
Svyatoslav Vakarchuk performs the song "Taka, yak ti"
Political career Svyatoslav VakarchukThe artist has a pronounced political position. During the elections in 1999, he spoke for the future president Leonid Kuchma. After 5 years, he joined opposition movements in support of Viktor Yushchenko. The musician gave concerts and supported the candidate, was an active participant in the Orange Revolution.
Svyatoslav Vakarchuk about Russia
He also did not remain aloof from the events on Euromaidan in 2013. He supported the protesters, together with the group organized a concert as a sign of peaceful actions. He did not dare to become a deputy again, but all because his true vocation is music.
Personal life of Svyatoslav VakarchukWho became the first chosen one of the talented performer Svyatoslav Vakarchuk is unknown, but thanks to this relationship he has a daughter, Diana.
Svyatoslav Vakarchuk and Lyalya Fonareva
Having moved to Kiev, Lelya became a full-fledged member of the Okean Elzy team. She selected costumes for performances and was responsible for the image of the band members. Despite the fact that they were under the sights of lenses all the time, the personal life of Vakarchuk is a closed topic. The boy answers the various questions concerning the family: “I have a loving woman and I am glad about it.”
Svyatoslav Vakarchuk todayIn 2010, the band “Ocean Elzy” released the album “Dolce Vita”, and in 2011 Vakarchuk recorded the second solo album “Brussels”. To promote the new project, Vakarchuk decided to go on tour and record 2 video clips for such songs as “Airplane” and “Adrenalin”.
Interview of Svyatoslav Vakarchuk about events in Ukraine
Svyatoslav Vakarchuk continues to delight fans with their songs