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Girls group Blestyachie was founded in 1994 by producers Andrei Shlykov and Andrei Groznyi and initially consisted of Olga Orlova, Polina Iodis and Varavara Korolyova.Read More...
The group's debut album, titled after the name of their first breakthrough came out in 1997. The following hits made part to the debut album: Там, только там, Цветы and Туман. After the release, Varvara Korolyova left Blestyachie. However, she was substituted by two vocal singers Irina Lukyanova and Zhanna Friske. The sequel of remixes to the debut album came out in 1997, as well.
Free time between the concerts was invested in the record studio. In 1998, Blestyashchie released another album - Просто мечты. Such serious works as Где же ты, где, Облака and Ча-ча-ча have been included in it. After the release of За осенью придет зима, Russian critics have put Blestyachie as the best female group in pop music of Russia. In the same year, Polina Iodis left the group. In 1999, Kseniya Novikova joined the group.
The year 2000 was known to the group as the loss of Olga Orlova. She chose her family and left the success to her stage girlfriends. That year was also known for two album releases - О любви and Белым снегом. Soon, Julia Kovalchuk succeeds in the casting. Before joining in, the girl finished musical school with excellence and was admitted in Moscow State University to the faculty of choreography. Since then, she danced in various dance groups.
Before the finish of 2002, Irina Lukyanova works out in the title За четыре моря. Later, she announces that she also has to quit for the family intentions. In 2003, Anna Semenovich replaces Irina. An actress, a model and a master in figure skating accustoms to the working rhythm of the group. This new troop leaves to Cyprus to scene the video of Апельсиновый рай.
In September 2003, Zhanna Friske travels on a desert island to take part in Survivor. In a return to Moscow, Russian Federation the show's gala finalist discovers that she is fired from Blestyachie. Eventually, Zhanna continues the collaboration with the producers of Blestyachie in a solo career. On April 1 2004 Nadezhda Ruchka begins to workout with the group.
During this lineup, the group records the album Восточные сказки. The album's presentation happened live in the entertainment complex Kristall in December 2005.
On January 15, 2007 Anna Semenovich left Blestyachie. In March 2007, she began her solo career. The vacant place is taken by Anastasia Osipova. In April, Kseniya Novikova left Blestyachie. During the ceremony of MTV's Russian Music Awards held in October 2007, Blestyashchie sprang a real surprise on their admirers by appearing in full body including former band members. Just then Zhanna Friske introduced a new member of the band - her younger sister Natasha Friske.
In February 2008, Anna Dubovitskaya began her trial with the lineup to replace Yulia Kovalchuk and declared herself immediately. After two weeks, she learned all concert and dance programs and continued after her confirmation for the singing role.
In June 2008, the group changed its lineup again. Julianna Lukasheva was merged by the members Nadezhda Ruchka, Natasha Friske, Anastasia Osipova and Anna Dubovitskaya. The singer dedicated more than ten years of her life to ballroom dancing. She was the finalist in numerous championships across Russian Federation and won an award at Black Pool in the United Kingdom.