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Dan Balan, who moved to live in Turkey, appeared online for the first time in eight months


Romanian media wrote that Balan moved to work in Turkey

Photo: danbalan / Instagram

The ex-coach of the 9th and 10th seasons of the Voice of the Country project on 1 + 1, the Moldovan singer Dan Balan, who lived and worked in Kiev before the full-scale invasion of the Russian Federation, broke his silence on April 28 and appeared in Instagram. The artist posted a video with the announcement of his new song, which is captured at the director's console in a recording studio. This is Balan's first post in eight months.



  • Dan Balan is a Moldovan singer, composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist musician. He writes the words and music for his songs himself.
  • On February 27, 2022, the singer first reacted to Russian aggression against Ukraine by posting an image of the Ukrainian flag on Instagram. “
  • Cheer up! Be people, you will be more famous. People will be shackled indefinitely, judgment will come, speak of the Dnipro and burn,” he quoted the words of Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko. And he added in Ukrainian: " Lord, save Ukraine! With all my heart."
  • On March 4, 2022, the Romanian edition of Pagina de Media , citing a comment by the head of the Romanian national selection for Eurovision 2022, Yuliana Marchuk, reported that at the time of the full-scale invasion of the Russian Federation into Ukraine, the singer ended up in Kiev. He tried to fly to Romania, where he was scheduled to participate in the national selection for Eurovision 2023 on March 5 - Balan was announced as the host of this event - but due to the cessation of air traffic, he could not do it. According to Pagina de Media , as of March 3, there was no connection with the artist.
  • On April 27, in an interview with the Romanian site Impact , the artist's mother, the Moldovan singer Ludmila Balan, said that "toward the end of February" her son left Ukraine and went to them in Moldova . She stressed that the singer himself "preferred not to advertise" how he managed to do it.
  • Ludmila Balan said that she could not disclose his current whereabouts, but noted that he had left Moldova before Easter and was "working on his new projects." According to the mother, the only thing she can say about her son is that he is not in Moscow.
  • Romanian edition of Viva! On March 16, it was written that Balan had moved from Moldova to Turkey.


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