Lidia Isac

Republica Moldova

Lidia Isac loves music and she is a dreamer. She was called ”Little Edith Piaf” because of her voice.

Lidia Isac was born on 27 March 1993 in Sankt Petersburg, Russia. Her mother and father were Moldavian students that met each other during their studies. A few months after Lidia’s birth, they moved back to Moldova.

Lidia has been involved in music since childhood. When she was 7 she began to study piano at Maria Bieșu Musical School in Chișinău. She was into music, however she never thought about singing. At the age of 13, her French teacher noticed she had a deep voice, which was unusual for her age. She thought that Lidia could sing and suggested that she learn some songs by Édith Piaf. After performing them in concerts in school, all teachers named her “Little Édith Piaf”.

Lidia participated in and won numerous competitions. Her first international contest was at the age of 13, in Bulgaria – Serebryanaia Yantra, where she won the special prize of the audience.

Her latest achievements are participation in the final of the New Wave 2014 international contest in Jūrmala, third place in the East Bazaar 2013 competition in Yalta, two-times participant in the national final of Eurovision Song Contest, Grand-Prix of the Baltic Supertars contest in Sankt-Petersburg, first place in Meikin Asia 2015 in Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan, reporting for a Moldovan TV Channel from Eurovision Song Contest 2015 in Vienna being there with SunStroke Project (ESC2010 representative of Moldova). Lidia represented Moldova at Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in Stockholm with the song “Falling Stars”. She recorded a French version entitled “Pluie d’étoiles”. In 2017 she participated in the most popular voice project – The Voice France, being in the team of Florent Pagny, followed by Vocea Romaniei, where she choose to be in Tudor Chirila’s team.  

Some of Lidia Isac’s songs topped the national radio charts in Moldova. One of Lidia’s songs was written by the Grammy nominees Bridget Benenate, Niklas Pettersson and Mikael Albertsson. The song “Falling Stars” reached number 13 in the Top 50 Viral Spain, on Spotify.

She also participated in various festivals and concerts in Romania, Holland, France, Belgium, Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Bulgaria, Kirgizia etc.

Lidia graduated from the Faculty of Journalism at the State University of Moldova. She practices vocal lessons at the Academy of Music, Theater and Arts.

She’s currently working on her first musical album.