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Bilja Krstić

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Birth name  Biljana Krstic
Labels  Intuition/Schott Music
Also known as  Bilja
Name  Bilja Krstic
Occupation(s)  Singer
Role  Singer
Years active  1983-present (solo)

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Born  9 November 1955 (age 67) (1955-11-09)
Origin  Nis, PR Serbia, FPR Yugoslavia (present-day Nis, Republic of Serbia)
Albums  Bistrik, Mojoj mami umesto maturske slike u izlogu, Izvoriste (album), Hand Made
Music groups  Rani Mraz (Since 1978), Suncokret
Genres  Pop music, Music of Serbia
Music director  Zona Zamfirova, The Man Who Defended Gavrilo Princip
Similar People  Bora Dordevic, Branko Isakovic, Dorde Balasevic, Nenad Milosavljevic

Bilja krstic

Biljana "Bilja" Krstić (Serbian Cyrillic: Биљана "Биља" Крстић, [bǐʎana bǐːʎa kř̩ːstitɕ]; born 9 November 1955) is a Serbian singer. She was born in 1955 in Niš and brought up on the folk traditions of central Serbia. Biljana first studied music in Niš and continued her education in Belgrade to study music at the Belgrade University of Arts. Upon graduating in Belgrade she set out on an extremely successful career in music. To date she has released seven albums and has written scores for such films as Savior and Zona Zamfirova. She currently lives with her two daughters in Belgrade.


Bilja Krstic and the Bistrik Orchestra - Millennium Stage (December 13, 2016)


Bilja Krstić Dvostruki jubilej Bilje Krsti 40 godina karijere i 15 godina

Bilja has been on the Yugoslav pop scene for a long time. Her stage experience started at her very young age in Chorus of Youth; later, in the 1970s, she was a member of the cult bands Suncokret, and Rani Mraz, one led by Bora Đorđević and the other by Đorđe Balašević. After the break-up of Rani Mraz, she went solo. Her first album was released in 1983. She has released three pop-oriented records, and did music for many theatre shows at Belgrade's National Theatre. In the meantime, she graduated from University of Musical Arts, and started to work as a Music Editor on Radio Belgrade.

Bilja Krstić Pola sata sa Biljana Krsti Hello magazin

After successful career in pop music, Bilja Krstić has decided to record material close to her heart ever since her childhood. For more than five years, she was patiently collecting obscure folk songs from the territories of Kosovo, South Serbia, Macedonia, East Serbia, Romania and Hungary. The results were the albums Bistrik (2001) and Zapisi (2003). Album Bistrik was re-released by V2-Greece record label, in May 2002.

Bilja Krstić Bilja Krsti 40 godina karijere i 15 godina Bistrik orkestra OkPlus

The music performed by Bilja Krstić is a fusion, blend of traditional ethno music, a cappella songs and ethno grooves with elements of improvisation and modern music approach. Their aim is to translate folklore into contemporary art, their performances to awaken the heart and give rebirth and energy to forgotten emotions. Her sincere stage presence and beautiful voice received great acclaim at more than 200 concerts across the world and in her home country; it was best acknowledged when she was invited as the only female vocal performer from Mediterranean at festival "Mostra Sesc de Artes" in São Paulo in 2005. At the time, she was a member of "Mediterraneo Orchestra", formed of about 25 top musicians from all over the world. Her third folk Album, Tarpoš, was released across Europe in early 2007, under the licence of German record label Intuition/Schott Music, and gained great success amongst World Music critics and audience.


With Rani Mraz:

  • Mojoj mami umesto maturske slike u izlogu (1979)
  • Odlazi cirkus (1980)
  • Solo albums:

  • Prevari večeras svoje društvo sa mnom (1983)
  • Iz unutrasnjeg džepa (1985)
  • Loptom do zvezda (1990)
  • Bilja (1994)
  • With Bistrik Orchestra:

  • Bistrik (2001)
  • Zapisi (2003)
  • Tarpoš (2007)
  • Izvorištе (2013)
  • Collaborations

    Tenores di Bitti "Mialinu Pira"

    Bilja Krstić Dnevno Bilja Krsti Pevam uspavanku u filmu 39Branio sam Mladu Bosnu39

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    Puce puska2001
    Magla padnalaBistrik · 2001
    Ne goni konja2001


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