Svitlana Tarabarova

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Svitlana Tarabarova
Tarabarova at the 2019 M1 Music Awards.
Svitlana Vasylivna Tarabarova

(1990-07-26) 26 July 1990 (age 33)
Kherson, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • music producer
  • actress
Years active2008–present
Oleksiy Bondar
(m. 2016)
Musical career
  • Vocals

Svitlana Vasylivna Tarabarova (Ukrainian: Світлана Василівна Тарабарова; born 26 July 1990) is a Ukrainian singer, songwriter, music producer, and actress.

She is the winner of the National Music Award "Song of the Year 2014" and the "Golden Firebird" music award in the Breakthrough of the Year" category.[1][2] For three years in a row (2017-2019), her songs were chosen as amongst the best songs of the year in the Ukrainian Music Platform Music Award.


Tarabarova was born on 26 July 1990 in Kherson in a large family. Her father worked in a factory and her mother was a kindergarten teacher. As a child she dreamed of becoming a chauffeur and then a singer. She attended music school and various clubs. At the age of 13 she became a member of the dance group "Oasis".[3] After graduating from school, she moved to Kyiv. She graduated from the Kyiv Municipal Academy of Variety and Circus Arts.[4]

On 11 October 2016, Tarabarova married her director Oleksiy Bondar.[5] On 9 September 2018 she gave birth to a son Ivan[6] and on 23 September 2020, her daughter Mariya was born.[7]

In 2023, Tarabarova was appointed as the music producer of the Ukrainian national selection for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2023. Tarabarova wrote three of the five competing songs in the national final, including the eventual winner, "Kvitka".[8][9]


Studio albums[edit]

  • 2014: Мир всем/Mir vsem (Peace for everyone)
  • 2015: Вірю.Знаю/Viriu.Znaju (Believe.Know)
  • 2018: 23:25
  • 2023: Дитячий альбом/Dytiačyj aĺbom (Children album)

Mini album[edit]

  • 2016: Наодинці


  1. ^ "Анкети голосування експертів Національної музичної премії "Золота жар-птиця" 2018 : М2". 20 May 2018. Archived from the original on 20 May 2018. Retrieved 26 November 2020.
  2. ^ "Офіційний сайт Tarabarova". Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 30 March 2015.
  3. ^ "TARABAROVA : М1". Телеканал М1 (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 26 November 2020.
  4. ^ "Gaganews: Тарабарова". Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 30 March 2015.
  5. ^ Оксана Гончарук (11 October 2016). "Светлана Тарабарова выходит замуж на ВДНХ". (in Russian). Archived from the original on 6 June 2017. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  6. ^ "СВІТЛАНА ТАРАБАРОВА ВПЕРШЕ СТАЛА МАМОЮ". Радио онлайн, видео, музыка, знаменитости, новости — Radioclub (in Russian). Retrieved 26 November 2020.
  7. ^ "Светлана Тарабарова родила второго ребенка - Lifestyle 24". 24 Канал (in Russian). 24 September 2020. Retrieved 26 November 2020.
  8. ^ "Нацвідбір на Дитяче Євробачення: оголошено дату фіналу та порядок виступів" [Junior Eurovision National Selection: final date and order of performances announced]. Suspilne (in Ukrainian). 31 August 2023. Retrieved 31 August 2023.
  9. ^ Farren, Neil (1 October 2023). "Ukraine: Anastasia Dymyd to Junior Eurovision 2023". Eurovoix. Retrieved 2 October 2023.