Eurovision 2024: unexpected facts about alyona alyona and Jerry Heil, who have a high chance of winning

Jerry Heil and alyona alyona perform in Kyiv

A little over a day is left until the first semi-final of Eurovision 2024. We are all waiting for the contest and the performance of alyona alyona and Jerry Heil with the song Teresa & Maria on stage in Malmö, which bookmakers predict to be in the top 3 at least.

The girls are not a permanent duo, although they have a joint album and even played a tour in the United States with it, but both are known as individual soloists. OBOZ.UA collected interesting facts from the stars' biographies that you might not know about.

How alyona alyona and Jerry Heil met

The singers met by chance: at the beginning of the full-scale war, Jerry Heil came to Ivan Klymenko, the producer of alyona alyona, to discuss cooperation:"She came to him to communicate, to write music. At that moment, I wrote a poem, and Ivan offered to sing it, and she immediately came up with a chorus. Then we recorded "My Family" and started creating more and more. Wedecided to mix Ukrainian and European music," said alyona alyona in an interview. The girls became very close friends, communicate a lot and joke that in the future they will baptize each other's children.

alyona alyona had different pseudonyms

Before millions of people learned about alyona alyona, she changed many different professions and could not settle on one style of music and nickname for a long time.

Eurovision 2024: unexpected facts about alyona alyona and Jerry Heil, who have a high chance of winning

At the beginning of her music career, she made music and released videos under several pseudonyms: Al.Kaida and A La Fume. The most interesting thing is that the style of these projects was quite different. The Al.Kaida project is the first period of the rap heroine's work. Under this name, Alyona released music that sounded close to g-funk. Her second project was A La Fume, during which she revealed herself as a vocalist.

The stage name "alyona alyona" was invented because of her zodiac sign

Alyona's zodiac sign is Gemini, and that's why they decided to choose a double nickname, which was invented and approved by the team just 5 minutes before signing the contract.

"Because inside a person there is always a struggle of contradictions, black and white, there should always be a balance in everything," the singer explained.

Her past work is not just a kindergarten teacher

In addition to her five years of experience as a kindergarten teacher, which is known to everyone who is interested in alyona alyona's work, she has tried other professions. The future rap star started working at the age of 15, selling bags and shoes at the Troyeschyna market in Kyiv. Then she worked as a cashier, a collector, a cleaner in shopping centers, and a salesperson. When she graduated as a psychologist, she worked in her specialty, providing psychological counseling to people who needed it.

Where did Jerry Heil come from?

As for Jerry Heil, she also had a different pseudonym at the beginning of her career, and she is also a vegetarian and raw foodist and has a coffee addiction.

Eurovision 2024: unexpected facts about alyona alyona and Jerry Heil, who have a high chance of winning

Jana made her first musical steps under the pseudonym Jerry Mouse, but later changed the second part of her stage name. Jerry Heil became known for her cover versions of songs by famous artists. But the real popularity came after the song "Security, cancel".

Food preferences and crazy love for coffee

The singer's parents have their own meat-related business. Since childhood, she has seen pigs being slaughtered for sale, so when she grew up, she gave up eating meat. She also practices raw foodism, but says she can't live without coffee.

Jerry Heil's "A" student complex

Everything she does has to be done perfectly. Jerry Heil does not forgive herself for mistakes.

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