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Elena Gheorghe

Elena Gheorghe was born on July 30, 1985 in Bucharest.

She is one of the most beloved Romanian singers, that have a spanking rise in music industry.

Family: Elena Gheorghe is half Aromanian, half Ardelean and she comes from a family of priest and believes strongly that the most important thing in the world is her family. Has a sister, Ana, journalist, and a brother, Costin, the footballer of ‘Sportul Studentesc’. Her mother, Marioara Man George is a singer of aromanian popular music and was the one that inspired Elena`s love for music.

Early career: Elena debuted on the music scene when she was only 3 years old, singing with her mother a popular romanian song Sus în Deal în Poieniţă. She sing along her mother for the majority of popular romanian music events. At 11 years Elena joined the Children's National Palace where she took singing lessons, then go with the Harmony Circle soloist who participates in many contests, and tournaments around the country. In 2000 she won the gold trophy Little Bear contest(Baia Mare - Romania). In 2001, at only 16 years old, Elena participate at the Mamaia Festival , one of the most significant festivals of the Romanian music industry. Here she wins an unforgettable experience and also a friend, Adela Popescu among which later formed the band Viva. Career: In 2003 Elena became the soloist of Mandinga, a latino band, a project that was to enjoy great success. In June that year, they played in the opening of Rafaga band and during the same month Mandinga released their first album De Corazón. In 2005 the band was placed 4th in the Romanian National Eurovision Selection with song My sun. Their album My sun was awarded a Golden disc one year later. In January 2006 Elena opened her own dance school called Passitos and a month later ended the collaboration with Mandinga, starting her solo career with the help of musical producer Laurentiu Duta.