The participants

Iryna GERUS

28 years

Poland

Iryna studied at the department of marketing at the Economic University in Poznań from 2004 to 2009 and got a Master’s degree. She continued doctoral studies at the department of marketing at the University of Warsaw in 2013.

She started singing at the age of five. Later she attended music school and was a member of different choir bands.

Iryna has been taking part in national TV shows, festivals and mass-cultural events since 2005.

She performed at the International Song Festival “Malwy” (Siedlce, Poland), the Festival of Students Song “Fama” (Poznań, Poland) in 2006 and at the Student Creation Festival “Arkada” (Katowice, Poland), the Slavic Song Festival (Imperial Castle, Poznań), the International Bard Festival “Orra” (Warsaw, Poland).

In 2009, Iryna took part in the festivals “Gramy” (Szczecin, Poland), “Mimoki” (Poznań). In 2010, in the International festivals “Seahorse” (Crimea), “Berliner Perle” (Berlin, Germany).

She was also the participant of the International vocal contests “White Moon” (Ulan-Ude, Russia), “Baltic Constellation” (St.Petersburg, Russia) and concerts in Egypt, India, Slovakia, Ukraine and the Czech Republic.

In 2011, she performed with solo concerts in Poland and abroad.

In 2013, her solo album “Mentor” with 14 author songs was released.

Iryna speaks English, Polish, Russian and Ukrainian. She worked as an interpreter at the international trade fairs in thirty different countries.