Alyosha: a Ukrainian singer

Alyosha (Ukrainian: Aльоша; born Olena Kucher on 14 May 1986) is a Ukrainian singer.

On 20 March 2010, Alyosha won the Ukrainian National Final and thus represented Ukraine in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010. She replaced Vasyl Lazarovych who was originally picked on December 29, 2009 to represent Ukraine. After some political changes that took place in Ukraine his candidacy was withdrawn on March 15 under suspicion that he was picked with the help of the current director of the State National Television (1st National) Vasyl Ilashchuk. The petition to organize another concourse and to cancel the current results was signed by several famous Ukrainian performers such as Taisia Povaliy, Ruslana Pysanka, Kostyantyn Meladze, and many others.

Originally, she was due to participate in the contest with the song "To Be Free". Later on, it came to the light that the winning song has been available for purchase (under the name of Alonya) at since 12 April 2008. This would break the rules of the Eurovision Song Contest. A new song, "Sweet People", was chosen, two days after the 22 March deadline had passed, so NTU was fined by the EBU. Alyosha performed in the 2nd semi-final on 27 May 2010, where she progressed to the final. In the final Alyosha finished 10th with 108 points.

She studied vocals at the Kiev National University of Culture and Arts and signed with the Catapult Music record label in 2008.

Alyosha is currently working on her debut album in the United States. It will be recorded in the English language and is expected to be released officially in fall, 2010.

She currently is a member of Greenpeace, and not just in its environmental activities paticipa, also dedicated to people at the Sweet Chernobyl disaster, which occurred two weeks before birth and the incredible courage they use to protect the environment.

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Sofia Nizharadze: a Georgian singer, actress and songwriter

Sofia Nizharadze; born February 6,1986 in Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, USSR) is a Georgian singer, actress and songwriter who represented Georgia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 with the song Shine. Sofia is the most popular female singer in Georgia and jury member of number one TV show in country "Georgia got talent"

Nizharadze's grandfather, a Turkish native, met his wife in Georgia during vacation and stayed there, during the Soviet era when all non-Soviet foreigners were considered potential spies, causing him trouble to communicate with his family in Turkey.

Nizharadze was born in Tbilisi and started singing from an early age, something that was encouraged by her mother. She studied piano and vocals in the Tbilisi State Conservatory, graduated with honors, and later continued her studies at the theatre of Arts GITIS, Moscow. She also graduated with honors from the Gnessin State Musical College, Moscow. She has a younger brother.

Sopho's vocal range is light lyric soprano.

At the age of three, Nizharadze started performing as a professional with very positive reception. At the age of seven she was invited by Jansug Kakhidze, a prominent Georgian conductor and author of famous sound tracks for Georgian cinema, to join a children’s music studio where she took the lead as a vocalist for various shows and TV projects.

Later on at age 11 she performed “Sous le ciel de Paris” at the French Embassy, where she was noticed by journalist Bernard Pivot who invited her to his program on TV5.

When she reached 17 years old, Nizharadze had won several international young singer's contests, including the "Bravo, Bravissimo!" competition in Mini La Scala (Italy), "Crystal Note" (Moscow, Russia), "Crystal Fur-tree" (Borjomi, Georgia). She participated in several festivals in Russia, Turkey, Italy, Latvia and Georgia.

Later, she took the leading parts in the musicals “The Wedding Of The Jays” and ”Roméo et Juliette, de la Haine à l'Amour”. Living in Moscow at that moment she started gaining international recognition as a singer.

In 2004 she got a main part in Gerard Presgurvic's musical (Original Russian Version, Operetta Theatre, leading cast). In 2005, she reached the final in the New Wave Festival in Jūrmala, Latvia.

In 2008, Nizharadze gave up her career in Russia and returned to Georgia as a consequence of the war between the two countries, and started a career in Georgia.

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Han Chae Young: one of the most photogenic Korean stars

Han Chae Young (born Kim Ji-young, 13 September 1980) is a South Korean actress. She majored performing arts in Dongguk University

Critics have praised her work in the television drama, Delightful Girl Choon-Hyang, which is a present-day version of the historical story, Chunhyang.

Critics doubted the series would succeed, but it has proved a favourite among young adults. There, Han plays a fun-loving, free-spirited young woman. Han Chae Young married Choi Dong Joon.

She is aptly named the "Barbie Doll" of Korea 

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Funniest Quotes Ever

"I dream of a better tomorrow, where chickens can cross the road and not be questioned about their motives."

"When I said 'death' before 'dishonor', I meant alphabetically."

"Putting the laughter back into manslaughter."

"When shooting a mime, don't use a silencer or his friends will hear you."

"Hurricanes are like women : when they come, they're wet and wild, but when they leave they take your house and car."

"You're about as useful as a one-legged man in an arse kicking contest."

"A little necrophilia never killed anyone."

"Dyslexics Of The World Untie."

"I don't suffer from insanity; I enjoy every minute of it."

"A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory."

"I don't find it hard to meet expenses. They're everywhere."

"Sometimes I wake up grumpy; other times I let her sleep."

"Love is not the dying moan of a distant violin - it's the triumphant twang of a bedspring."

"I am going to call my kids Ctrl, Alt and Delete. Then if they muck up I will just hit them all at once."

"I got cold hard cash for Christmas. Five bucks frozen in a block of ice."

"Being dyslexic has drawbacks. I once went to a toga party dressed as a goat."

"Without me, it's just aweso."

"He who laughs last probably does not get the joke."

"I miss you like a retard misses the point."

"Don't steal. The government hates competition."

"You know you have a small apartment when Coco Pops echo."

"Ninety-nine percent of lawyers give the rest a bad name."

"Why is the place you drive on is a parkway, and the place you park on is the driveway?"

"If a wolf can take down a deer from either flank, does that make him bambidextrous?"

"I went too a restaurant that served breakfast at anytime, so i ordered french toast during the renaissance."

"To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism. To steal from many is research."

"What do you call a black man flying a plane? A pilot you racist."

"If you smacked a kid in the face with a bottle of Johnson's No More Tears, would it create beautiful irony?"

"Imagine there were no hypothetical situations.

"Children in the dark cause accidents, accidents in the dark cause children."

"Depression is just anger without enthusiasm."

"I would love to change the world, but they won't give me the source code."

Just remember, if the world didn't suck, we'd all fall off.

Who's General Failure & why is he reading my disk?

"Tennis is a fickle sport. No matter how good you are at it, a wall will always be better."

"Yo momma's so fat, she walked past the TV and i missed the first season of Lost."

"If your name was homework, I would be doing you on my desk right now."

"He's so far in the closet he's in Narnia."

"Before you insult a man, walk a mile in his shoes. That way, when you insult him, you'll be a mile away, and have his shoes."

"I still miss my ex-girlfriend, but my aim is improving."

"Last night I lay in bed looking up at the stars in the sky and I thought to myself, where the heck is the ceiling."

"The noblest of dogs is the hot dog, it feeds the hand that bites it."

"The reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live."

"Why do we call them buildings when they're finished? Shouldn't they be called Builts?"

"When life gives you lemons, cut them in half and squirt life in the eye!"

"Screw me if I'm wrong, but have we met before?"

"Always remember that you are unique; just like everyone else."

"Indecision is the key to flexibility."

"I told the butcher I'd give him $10 if he got the meat down off the top shelf. He said he couldn't. The steaks were too high."

"The Vending Machine Theory : "Stuff tastes better when it falls"."

"The most effective copyright protection known to man : a scratched CD."

"A jump-leads walks into a bar, acting aggressively. The barman says "All right, I'll serve you. But don't start anything.""

"This girl rang me up one time, she says "come over, nobody is home", I went over, no one was home!"

"It appears the location of my fist and your head are not mutually exclusive! It is a probability miracle!"

"Light travels faster than sound. That's why some people appear bright until you hear them speak."

"Coffee just isn't my cup of tea."

"If this made you laugh, then I am sure you would love these too."
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