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Svetlana Portnyansky, NYC, Jun 7

The internationally beloved Russian-Jewish singing star Svetlana will appear in concert at New York's hottest World Music club Satalla (37 West 26th St, between 6th Ave. & Broadway) at 7:30 PM on June 7th, 2005. Tickets are $15. To order please call 212-576-1155.

Born in Moscow, Svetlana's youthful style, sensational voice and personal charm have made her one of the leading singers in her homeland of Russia as well as among millions of Russian expatriates all over the world. In recent years, audiences everywhere have become enamored with her powerful performances. In the midst of a successful career in radio, television and the concert stage she developed a yeaning for Yiddish and Hebrew music and introduced it into her repertoire which had consisted of Russian and international music.

Since that time Svetlana has enjoyed the status of an international Jewish singing star with concert tours all over the world, including USA, Canada, Argentina, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand, Japan, Western and Eastern Europe, and of course, Israel.

Svetlana's songs are creating a new bond between the Jewish communities of this world. Through her art she reawakens the best of the Jewish spirit - faith in God, respect for tradition and love the eretz Israel.

"When she sang, goose bumps ran up and down your body. The biggest disappointment at her concert was the end. For a while listeners couldn't compose themselves, demanding that she sing an encore"—"Slavyansky Bazar" (Slavic Fair), Byelorussia

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