Putin congratulated Edita Pyekha with the anniversary


RIA Novosti

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin noted the boundless devotion to art, people’s artist of the USSR Edita Piekha, congratulating her 80th birthday, according to the press service of the Kremlin.

“A vast, generous talent and boundless devotion to art has helped You to achieve outstanding professional success, to become one of the brightest stars of domestic stage. To gain recognition and sincere love of the public”, — said in a congratulatory telegram.

Edita — Soviet and Russian singer, people’s artist of the USSR. The winner of many domestic and foreign variety of competitions. The winner of Russian national prize “ovation” in the nomination “Living legend”, the order “For merits before Fatherland”, the medal “For merits before St. Petersburg”, the French order “For peace art” and many other awards.