Svetlana Loboda was born on the 18th of October, 1982 in Kyiv, the 2005 Host City of the Eurovision Song Contest.

Svetlana Loboda was born on October 18, 1982 in Kiev, USSR as Svetlana Vladimirovna Loboda. She is an actress, known for Rzhevskiy protiv Napoleona (2012), Сорочинская ярмарка (2004) and Fabrika zvezd (2002)

She was a member of the Russian/Ukrainian girl-group VIA Gra (AKA Nu Virgos) from May 2004, when she was invited to join as the replacement for Anna Sedokova, who had left to get married, through the end of September 2004, when she returned to her solo musical career.
Represented Ukraine in the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 and finished in 12th place with 76 points.
Honored Artist of Ukraine (2014).