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Interview with Ruslana in Antwerp. (Belgium)

Posted 12 August, 2013, 14:14

Powered by Ruslana was the closing act of the 2013 Pride Closing Festival in Belgium (Antwerp) Ruslana won the Eurovision Song Contest 2004 with the song Wild Dances receiving points from 34 of the 35 countries participating in the contest. After the contest, she rose to fame in Europe becoming one of the biggest pop stars from the Eastern part of the continent. Her winning song Wild Dances dominated the European charts for 97 weeks peaking at number one in Belgium for 10 consecutive weeks. In 2011 her song Wild Dances has been used by the famous American gymnast Jordyn Wieber as the soundtrack for her floor exercise. Wieber eventually became the 2011 World Women's All-Around Champion and won the golden medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics performing her floor exercise on Ruslana's song.

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