Antonina is 40 years old, from Ukraine It was already filmed in these TV formats ‘the sound’. “Nine years ago I applied to “The Voice Ukraine”I passed blind exams and got into fights, but then my participation ended there,” he says, explaining his feeling: “I was sad, but it was a good experience. “The Voice” is always a great show that I keep with fond memories.”
Nine years later, in a different country, in a language she still doesn’t speak, and living here for only two years, Antonina describes her RTP1 talent contest experience as “different”. “Now I’m more mature, I face things with a different attitude, I’m calmer. And then people become very affectionate and sensitive. And so am I. Not speaking Portuguese was not a problem.The guides immediately made themselves ready to speak to me in English,” he confirms.
Antonina comes from Ukraine and tries her luck in The Voice
Photo: Manuel Antunes / SHINE Iberia Portugal
In the last years, Antonina passed through Turkey, Egypt and Japan (a country he describes as “another planet”), before landing in Portugal, in Invicta, where I found a new profession and I found love. But don’t be fooled if you think Antonina has fallen in love with Triero on seven sides. “My friend is Ukrainian and I met him in Porto”Explaining what he’s doing, he says:I came at the age of 38 to study tourism under Erasmus, but I switched to performing arts, in Lusófona.” That’s while you’re struggling to learn Portuguese.
The full story is in this week’s edition of TV Guia, now on newsstands.
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