Kris Kolo is an Albanian artist, born in Puglia and raised in Monopoli. Due to her father, who was a musician, she increased her passion for music at a very young age, being inspired by artists, such as: Aretha Franklin, Blues Brothers and Stivie Wonder. From 16 years old, she started her musical participation in Bari province. Together with the guitarist, Serena Solpasso, they won the “7+” competition, sponsored by Puglia region, thus having the possibility to register their first songs. Kris moved to Rome, where, after meeting the rapper, Amir Issaa, and the producer, GRomano, she became part of Red Carpet Music family, in cooperation with whom, she published her first song “Non mi possiedi”. Her musical collaborations follow the one with the Albanian producer, GAZU – Techpro Records, with whom she cooperated for the production of her song “Prendi questo treno”, with which she will compete at “Kënga Magjike 2022”.
Georgios is a young talented greek singer born in 1994! He has sung with some of the biggest names in Greece such as Giota Nega, P. Papadopoulou, Angela Dimitriou, Valanti, Konstantino Christoforou, Petro Iakovidi and others. In the discography, he has been collaborating in recent years with the great GIANNI PARIO and his talented son HARRY VARTHAKOURIS, where he has already released the first song from their collaboration entitled MA ELA POU AKOMA S’AGAPO, with which he will also participate in the competition. Soon the next songs from the same creators will be released!
Sabrina Franchini started singing since she was very young, participating in various musical competitions and festivals, starting from 5 years old at “Summer Festival”. Sabrina attended the Musical Academy, “Village Music Lab Academy” in Caserta, for some years, where she perfected her vocal techniques. Sabrina has also taken part in the 68th edition of Area Sanremo Giovani on Tour. In 2018, she published her first song “Non mi fermo mai” and, a year after, her second song “Oggi sono qui”. Her participating song at “Kënga Magjike” festival is a hymn to pain, dedicated to her grandmother.
Mamagama music band was born in 2022, however the story of its creation started earlier. Lead singer, Safael (Asaf Mishiyev) born and raised in Baku, andsince he was 14 he starred in numerous local and international music shows and contests. He has a degree in Jazz Performance, and loves vocal coaching kids and teenagers, as well as giving private guitar lessons. RomaZee (Roman Zilianev)is no lesser a star but in rather academic music world – he is an internationally recognized and award-winning cellist, and, despite quite a young age, he is already the deputy head of a music academy in China. Roma is keen on musical discoveries, he quickly picks up new instruments and genres, and enjoys spending hours on personally editing music they create. Their biggest career aspirations to form an international community of artists that will support each other’s ambitions and help young artists find their audience around the world. Both Sefi and Roma are professional musicians, yet if asked about their musical style, they prefer keeping it far from genre labels – ‘no frame’ is what they preach.
Ilaria Cretaro started her biggest love, singing, when she was 10 years old. Few months later, aside her best friend and journalist, Egidio Cerelli, her voice was heard on stage. She graduated C.E.T. di Mogol and won in three regional song competitions. Having a protagonist role, she made a theatrical tour with the musical “Giulietta and Romeo “, by Riccardo Cocciante’ s music and also “Notre Dame de Paris”. Having a registration contract with Beppe Carletti “Nomadi”, she held concerts all over Italy. Since 2017, she has published songs in international social platforms, presenting them on various TV stations and national newspapers. Ilaria Cretaro is the co-founder and teacher of the theatrical society “Star Fusion Academy”. In 2022, she returns to the stage with Maestro Mogol and Maestro Beppe Carletti, bringing electronic pop dancing sounds and a radiant style, representing herself completely.
Gabriele Cacchi, bearing the art name of VELATO, was born in Rome, Italy. Since at an early age, he got included in music, influenced by his father and brother, both of them autodidactic guitarist. He, himself, got guitar lessons at C.I.A.C., a well known musical school in Rome. VELATO graduated after a 2-year experience at an Anglo-Saxon ‘rockschool’, Sonus Factory, a musical school in Rome that offers complete musical courses for Canto, experimenting with all main musical genres (pop, rock, blues, soul etc.), music theory, piano and drums basses. After graduation, VELATO, started writing song texts and composing music by himself.
He comes from a film background, getting a degree in Film & Media Arts; specializing in screenwriting and acting. Before going to American University, he was the voice of a cartoon character on the Nickelodeon show, “The Backyardigans”. He used his earnings to make award winning films about social issues within the United States.
Throughout his filmmaking journey, he has written poetry and short hip hop songs, out of interest. He would incorporate some of the songs in his films as the theme song of the soundtrack. After graduating and searching for a studio, he came across Invite Only Studio, where he sat down with “Doc” and he dissected his music. Doc helped him for Itsy Bitsy of the album, Planet Jensen. Planet Jensen is a project designed to show the versatility of his songwriting & lyrical ability. Coming from a film background, he wants each song to feel cinematic.