Ruslana Stepanivna Lyzhychko is an Ukrainian singer from Lviv, Ukraine. Ruslana was born on 24 May 1973 in Lviv, Ukraine to Ukrainian father Stepan Lyzhychko and Russian mother Nina Sapegina. She represented Ukraine in the Eurovision Song Contest 2004 with song Wild Dances. In the semi-final song received 256 points, 2nd palce and qualify for the final. In the grand final, Wild Dances had received 280 points, 1st place.