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Young Penza singer invited to help record world’s longest song

11:58 | 11.12.2014 | Society

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Penza, 11 December 2014. PenzaNews. Valeriya Baryshnikova, the solo singer of a youth folk ensemble “Little Dew” of the Penza youth art center was inviated to take part in the “5775” project after the international vocal art competition in Moscow.

The project aims to record the longest song in the world with a record number of performers – 5,775 singers.

As a representative of the Education Department of Penza city informed PenzaNews agency, the first international young singers competition was organized by the Igor Sandler Gifted Children and Youth Support Fund.

“The jury included such famous national singers as Iosif Kobzon, Victor Chayka, Alexei Glyzin, Maria Katz, Matvey Anichkin, and reknown producers and TV anchors. The voting was open. It was the first performance of the Penza singer in a new to her combined style: a classic stage song with folk elements, accompanied by modern music. The jury praised her bright performance, spirited song, high technique, deep musical talent and beautiful voice,” he said.

The agency interlocutor explained that Valeriya Baryshnikova performed a song “Vanya” from the repertoire of “The Voice” TV show singer Tina Kuznetsova, and was awarded the first category prize and an invitation from “Radio Rossii” to take part in the program “The Gifted Children of Russia.” The girl was also invited to the Moscow New Year celebration that will take place on December 27.

“Notes about the Penza singer and her tutor will be added to the federal catalogue ‘Best children-singers and singing teachers of Russia’,” he added.

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