It was formed in in LvivUkraine. The band's vocalist and frontman is Svyatoslav Vakarchuk. Throughout the band spent their time rehearsing. Their first concert took place in front of the Lviv Opera Theatre on 14 January Shortly after that appearance they released a demo tape called 'DEMO '. In they also participated for the first time in the two biggest at the time Ukrainian music festivals - Chervona Ruta and Melodiyaalso participated in Isa personal project of Lviv musician Oleg Sookperformed the song Long time ago.
In the band establish themselves on the festival circuit in Ukraine and beyond. In Okean Elzy also held their first concert outside Lviv. Their first appearance in the capital Kyiv took place in where they supported Deep Purple.
In November—December of that year they recorded and released the group's first maxi-single Budynok zi skla "House of glass". Back to Ukraine they held a concert in their hometown of Lviv, drawing massive crowds. The band's big break came inwhen they made the decision to move to Kyiv. There they started working on their first album Tam, de nas nema "There, where we are not".
The group's first music video was recorded for the Ski-Mask - Mellow Harsher - Mellow Harsher "Tam, de nas nema".
At the very beginning ofOkean Elzy started working on their second album Ya na nebi buv "I was in the sky". In May the group decided to try to expand their fan base into Russia.
Their first concert was at the festival Maxidrom. There were thousands of people there who Long Time Ago - Океан Ельзи - mp3 Коллекция knew their songs, with many singing along. In exactly one year after they started working on Ya na nebi buv the album was released. In March the keyboard player joined the band. They have released their third album Model.
They started a big tour around Ukraine called "Ask For More". In August they started working on their fourth album - Supersymetriya "Supersymmetry". The album was eventually released in and immediately the group embarked on their biggest tour ever.
At the end of Svyatoslav Vakarchuk as the No Room - Brutal Kuk - En Røyk Og En Ronk of the band became an official Ambassador of Ukrainian Culture. During the " Orange Revolution " Okean Elzy actively supported the democratic Marita Taavitsainen, Jari Sillanpää - Tangon Taikaa which the population were demanding, with Slava emerging as a figurehead of the revolution.
In Petro Cherniavsky joined the band. Svyatoslav Vakarchuk as UN's Ambassador of Goodwill during year had different meetings with students at Ukrainian and Poland universities. Now Vakarchuk provides a huge social project running to propagate reading as a natural process. The general idea of this project is to draw Long Time Ago - Океан Ельзи - mp3 Коллекция attention of young people to books and help fight illiteracy. In NovemberOkean Elzy visited Kosovowhere musicians had a concert for peace makers from Ukraine, PolandGermany, United States and other countries, which include international contingent of peace makers.
During the Football World Cup in Germany Okean Elzy actively supported the Ukrainian national team and cheered the fans with their songs. The last song of the band called Veseli, brate, chasy nastaly The song and the video were released as a single and all money profited would be donated to the child care center treating AIDS. Charity activities play a major role in OE's life.
After that the band went on a huge nationwide tour. During the month they held Long Time Ago - Океан Ельзи - mp3 Коллекция concerts in 27 Ukrainian cities. The outstanding feature about Mira was that all the concerts were held at large cities, mostly stadiums and sports palaces.
The concerts were attended by more thanfans, which has become a record for the group. For the two Kiev concerts the attendance was about 24, total. In December the band performed during Euromaidan -protests.
June 21, Since the Russian annexation of Crimea the band stopped performing in Russia. On August, 24 the band had gathered aroundfans on its concert at NSC Olimpiyskiy dedicated to Ukraine's independence day. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved Categories : Musical groups established in Ukrainian rock music groups Ukrainian-language singers Ukrainian musical groups.
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