Yana Shtangey is 18 years old and made it to the finals for Eurovision Young Dancers as she was one of the two finalists along with 17 year old Valeria Hrudzina from Minsk. The decision made by Ballet Boyz. Yana graduated from Belarus Young Ballet school participating in public performances like Ludwig Minkus "Don Quixote", ballet in 2 acts.
Yana Shtangey was born in Kharkiv, Ukraine. She also spent her school childhood in that country and became laureate of different domestic and international dancing contests. Then she decided to continue her musical education in Belarus. Yana has been studying dancing in Belarus choreography college in Minsk for three years. She has already participated in famous ballet “Nutcracker” which is performed by Minsk National musical theater. She collaborated with famous directors and choreographers like Zoria Dusenko, Marius Petipa and Alexander Gorsky. She was born in Ukraine but lives in Minsk.
The selection process took place by Ballet Boyz narrowing the process in two finalists last week. Yana and Valeriya were the finalists of the procedure and it must Belarus is debuting this year in Eurovision Young Dancers, the final of which is taking place on June 14th in Gdańsk, Poland