VITAS... THE ARTIST YOU’VE BEEN WAITING FOR (part 2)
Author... Composer... Performer...
Producer Sergey N. Poudovkin
Vitas' entry to the Asian market took place in 2005.
Mentality and perception was absolutely different
from ours, the lack of knowledge of Russian were not
on the way for dozen thousands of admirers from
China, Taiwan, Singapore and Japan first to pay
attention and then to love Vitas' creative work, his
voice and songs. At the end of 2004 the site Vitas
China Online was opened, and now the number of
registered members of this the fan-club has exceeded
20 thousand people. There are more than 380 thousand
people in the guest book. More than 600 fan-clubs
have been formed in this region for half a year.
Letters from Chinese friends overfill an electronic
box of the actor daily. But they are pleasant
Here some extracts from the letters of Chinese fans:
QIAN YING: He is like an elf, an angel who has come
down from the sky. He is like a running river,
dehiscent flowers, birds' singing... He is a divine
gift, and we should thank the Lord that we live with
him on our planet...
Every morning I wake up, I switch on CD and listen
to Vitas. They say, I'm mad... And I say "yes"...
Nobody else make me feel music like that... but
Vitas... He does not just sing, he opens his soul
for us ...
ZHU YE: He has hooked me, and I am going mad... He
is like a star which flickers in the distance... Now
he is full of fine thin nobleness, and now he is a
real tempter... He can be a naughty boy with a
charming smile... And I love him...
AILEEN ZHANG: He's a real miracle of our world. To
the world where there is no belief, no dream, love
and beauty, a boy, a prince has comes from the star.
He's one of the heaven-sent.
I hopelessly fell in love with his voice at first
sound. It's both a magnificent and an exciting
thing. I have never heard such a voice. His music
can be called magic, his songs are full of feelings,
which are common for all mankind. His magic art has
touched me. It opens fine world in front of me where
only a pure sound and a pure soul exist. He's a
dream for us, a beautiful, romantic, endless
The first Vitas' album will be released on the
territory of China in the near future. Vitas
prepares four songs in the Chinese language.
Pudovkin S.N. is planning the organization of the
tour over the Asian region, on the largest stages of
China, Hong Kong, Singapore,Taiwan, Malaysia In 2006
And 2006 will be a premiere year for the actor.
The Premiere "Return home", which has been produced
for three years, will take place on the main stage
of the country in October, 2006. More than 20 new
Vitas'compositions will be included in the premiere.
Many songs have already become favourite for the
audience. "Crane's Crying", "Shores of Russia", "I
Ask All Saints", "The Little Prince", "I Repeat Your
Name" are a small part of new songs which will be
presented to the audience at the premiere.
There is a preparation of duet works with I.Kobzon,
N.Babkina, I.Nikolaev, A.Pakhmutova. There are
rehearsals with a symphonic orchestra under the
control of N.Ustjuzhanin, O.Lundstrem's jazz
orchestra and the chorus of the Ministry of Internal
The book about Vitas will be issued on the occasion
of the premiere. There will be stories about Vitas'
life, his childhood, memoirs about his mother and
his today's life,which will be published for the
The exhibition of the works devoted to Vitas will be
organized at the premiere. These works are sent
practically from all over the world.
What is more important, on the eve of the premiere a
release of a new singer's album will take place. It
will be presented in two parts.
A new page in the life of the actor will have been
opened since this moment. Vitas will arrive in
Russia and China, the Ukraine and Belarus, the
Baltics and Kazakhstan, Germany and the USA, Israel
and Australia with the new program "Return home",
with new feelings and emotions, with new songs. It
will be a real return home because there is a
Spectator who is waiting for and loves the Actor in
all these countries.