Interview with ViewSofia (The most beautiful Bulgarian in 2017)

The Beauty Within …

Usually beautiful remains hidden for the eyes, because it is not only the vision, the intellect, or the way of dressing.

Beauty lies in the soul, in the sensation, in the emotions … and especially in the understanding of others and the sensitivity towards the world.

Today, with the most beautiful Bulgarian in 2017 , winning the next edition of our ranking – Kristan Kostov, we try to go beyond the usual beautiful, and “sing” things in a different way.

VS: Most beautiful in our Ranking is not tantamount to “Beauty is symmetry”.What is unsymmetrical for you to win our audience?
KK: Honestly, I do not think I won in your ranking because of my appearance. Winning is not mine as well as winning other competitions. The victory is #TeamKris, my fandom. They once again made me very proud and happy!

VS: How do you interpret the term “handsome”?
KK: I think every man is beautiful in one way or another. When honest, it can not be handsome. Beauty is a relative thing and you can not like it all, it’s a matter of taste.

VS: Appearance is very important, is it more important than the rest? 
KK: It is important, yes, but only for the first impression. At least you have to find your style and meet the standards of personal hygiene, that is. But, no matter how beautiful you are, you will not like it if there is nothing else under that beauty.

VS: What do you most often think you like most? 
KK: My eyes. I do not like the color of my eyes myself and I would change it.

VS: And what do you like about the others? 
KK: I can not say exactly, a question of feeling.

VS: The most beautiful refrain? 
KK: The one who is remembered for a long time.

VS: The most beautiful word for love? 
KK: Acceptance.

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Burning Bridges by JOWST ft. Kristian Kostov is out!

Kris released his new single yesterday (on March 9). Burning Bridges is produced and written by Joakim With Steen (JOWST). Kris got the honor to be the vocalist on his song. JOWST represented Norway in Eurovision 2017 together with Aleksander Walmann while Kris represented Bulgaria. Burning Bridges is a song that was an instrumental in different versions when Kris got the question to join. I think his vocals fits so well to the song, I hope they will do another song together soon again. You can find the links to the song below and an interview from Eurovision.tv (that you can find by clicking on Continue reading if you’re on the frontpage)

Listen and/or buy “Burning Bridges”

on iTunes/Apple Music
or on Spotify

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Interview with SirK Magazine

Hello Kristian and welcome to our Sir K interview. You are about to turn 18 and your music career is already something many people would dream to have. How does it make you feel?

K: I just don’t feel that way. I think I’m just getting started and there is a lot to come!

Although Europe got to know you better thanks to the last Eurovision Song Contest, you started your career way before, in Russia. When you were only 6 years old, you entered the creative children studio Neposedy, which previously hosted also the future t.A.T.u. members Julia Volkova and Lena Katina. How was that experience and what was the group about?

K: The experience was priceless. The discipline, the basics of music theory, vocal and dance lessons, acting classes etc. This is where I learned the ropes.

Being so young, what was the role of your family in your career at the time?

K: Well, first of all, my family and I work together at the moment. My brother is my manager/music producer. We write music together, tour together and so on. My mum, dad and aunt are helping us a lot too, so it’s like a family thing. And, of course, they are just being the best family ever, so I’m a lucky guy!

In 2011 you started to pursue your solo career and in 2014 you starred in the first season of the talent show The Voice Kids, Russia. What can you tell us about that experience?

K: Back then I was really different from who I am today. And “The Voice” changed my life completely! I started to get my first paid gigs, and it was so strange to me. I was given so many new opportunities because of the show.

How was it to be on a massive TV production at the age of 14?

K: So, as you might know, Channel 1 is the biggest TV-channel in Russia, and I knew that, but I wasn’t scared or anything, maybe because of my young age. I think I didn’t even care about anything, I was just having fun. BUT, the thing that I’ve learned from the show is that, even on TV, you don’t get second chances, and also, not everything is fake, I mean planned and staged beforehand, like most people think.

Your coach on The Voice was Dima Bilan. How was it to work along with such a relevant star?

K: I think that he is the best artist in Russia. He’s been through a lot of good and bad things and that’s why he is who he is. Talented, intelligent, an incredible singer and performer, and also a great actor. It was my honour to work with him.

Are you still in touch with Dima?

K: Yeah, in a way. We are not chatting or talking a lot, but whenever I achieve something, I let him know. If he is free, he will always tell me what he thinks about this and that. The thing that I like the most about him is that he is always honest and approachable.

How did you feel after being eliminated from The Voice?

K: I won’t lie, failing after trying your best hurts: it is frustrating and gut- wrenching… But everything has worked out pretty well for me in the end. After the show, I dedicated myself to hard work, and hard work always pays off, no matter what.

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Kristian answers fan questions (Q&A with MusiconeTV)

I have planned to share this video for some days but things came in the way. If you didn’t knew, Nanna from Devoted TeamKris is collaborating with us (she’s a fan page that I asked if she wanted to join KKD but we decided to continue as two sources but share each other’s news) and she suggested to post this video and I love this interview.  It’s a Q&A in Russian that Kris did with MusiconeTV last month. Turn on CC for english subtitles. The interview/Q&A is translated by Anastasia Medvedeva and subtitles added by Nanna. Enjoy the video below!

TBT – Kris performing Sorry by Justin Bieber @ X Factor Bulgaria

This week, we decided to highlight another performance by Kris when he competed in The X-Factor Bulgaria season 4 (2015/2016). This is one of our personal favorites to fall in the performance category of things we loved seeing from Kris during his X Factor days. This is just more proof of how talented he is.

I can’t believe he turns 18 in around two weeks. Before then I really hope we can announce something you all will love. We received an unexpected message on our Facebook today that can and may change the future of this site. All we can say is that it’s a close source/contact to Kris. But we won’t get into further details before we receive more information. But we can say… Enjoy this week’s TBT video! Lots of love from us.

Kris testing Hellenic food (ft. the Greek YouTuber Manuella)

While Kris was in Greece for some days this month, he visited the Greek YouTuber Manuella to make a YouTube collaboration video. She had prepared some different Hellenic dishes (Greek food) for him to try out. Since Kris is obsessed over food this was heaven for him. He’s in love with food. The reaction from him of most of the dishes was positive. He’s the food king xD I really loved this collaboration with Kris and Manuella. Be sure to watch the video below, subscribe to her and Kris.

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