Biography

Ivana Raymonda van der VeenONE PARAGRAPH BIOGRAPHY:

Ivana Raymonda van der Veen is a Dutch singer, actress and model from the Netherlands who produced her first music video at the age of 14 and has been going ever since. She has become well known on You Tube and numerous other music and social networking sites. To date, Ivana has produced over 80 original songs, more than 100 cover songs, and released 3 CDs: Dreams (2014), Timeless (2015) and Reality (2016). In 2010 she made her radio debut, in 2011 gave her first big live performance and made her first appearance on Israeli TV. In 2012 Ivana performed at her first concert abroad in London, in 2013 sang in her first movie, before taking first place in a competition on ArtistSignal, winning a $10,000 grand prize, and receiving her first printed review in Washington D.C. By 2015 Ivana’s viewership had expanded to viral levels when she became a VEVO artist, and made a further TV appearance, before releasing her first DVD “Timeless Dreams. In 2016 Ivana reached #1 on the iTunes Pop chart with “You Don’t Own Me” in Ecuador. Throughout this time, she’s maintained her own website at www.ivanavanderveen.com, enabling her to keep in touch with an ever-growing number of fans from all over the globe. Ivana says that she hopes her songs will brighten everyone’s day.

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Ivana Raymonda van der VeenBiography: Ivana Raymonda

Ivana Raymonda van der Veen is a singer, actress and model. She was born in Amersfoort on May 2, 1992. Until May 2013 she lived in the Netherlands then she moved to Bad Bentheim, Germany. Since October 2015 she has resided in Hardenberg, Overijssel back at home in the country of her birth.

Ivana has always had a passion for singing and dancing. She trained in classical and jazz ballet and obtained a Gold Star diploma in both ballroom and Latin dancing.

Ivana made her first music video when she was just 14. Ivana produces, records, and edits her entire video and audio catalogue. Her meticulous work produces video and audio quality at a professional level. In addition, she has developed a very successful website, www.ivanavanderveen.com and continues to maintain it on her own.

On October 10, 2010, Ivana made her radio debut. Following that successful debut, many other radio stations from all over the world began playing her music on the air waves.

On March 22, 2011, Ivana had her first big live performance. She was invited to sing in Paradiso Amsterdam, NL. On that day Ivana became certain that performing is what she wants to do.

In October 2011 Ivana released her debut single, “You’re The One”. Up till now she has released 80 original songs, written by many composers from different countries and has co-written a number of these.

Ivana appeared for the first time on television in November 2011. The show was broadcast in Israel. They featured nine of her videos, which was a very great compliment to her work.

In December 2012 Ivana had her first concert abroad. She performed in London, England.Ivana Raymonda van der Veen

In 2013 Ivana won First place three times in the World, Original and Covers music video chart on BEAT100.

In August 2013 Ivana was selected by Darkstone Entertainment to sing “Little Miss Understood” for their Sci-Fi/Horror movie “Plan 9”. After being signed with Spotlight Pictures and presented at the Cannes Film Market and other venues, ”Plan 9” was released in Australia on DVD in late 2015. By February 2016 it was available USA-wide through Walmart‘s VOD (Video On Demand) service and local cable companies.

In February 2014 Ivana released her debut album CD “Dreams”. It features 12 original songs with music and lyrics by David K. Williams (USA), and has been sold all over the world.

In August 2014, Ivana took first place in a competition on ArtistSignal winning a $10,000 grand prize. She later became the highest voted artist in Artist Signal’s lifetime chart.

In December 2014 she received her first printed review in the Washington City Paper about her music video “Happy White Christmas“. The video received over 100,000 YouTube views in the first month.

Ivana’s music video of “Lonely this Christmaswas played onThe Phil Mack International Country Show” in Europe during Christmas week 2014. It was broadcast on Irish TV Sky channel 191 & Freesat 400.

In May 2015 Ivana became an official VEVO artist, expanding her YouTube presence further with a YouTube VEVO channel.

On September 27th, 2015, Ivana released a second CD “Timeless” along with her first DVD “Timeless Dreams“.

On February 22nd, 2016, Ivana Raymonda van der Veen reached #1 position on the iTunes Pop chart with “You Don’t Own Me” in Ecuador.

On September 20th, 2016, Ivana released her third CD “Reality“. It features 12 original songs with music by Oleg Dolgopolov (Russia) & lyrics by Allan Lines (UK).

Ivana works tirelessly to make her dream become a reality, maintaining her own web site, www.ivanavanderveen.com and several social networking sites, enabling her to keep in touch with her fans all over the globe who watch her videos on YouTube.

Quote;

Be who you are! Don’t stop dreaming! Do what you believe in!
Never give up! ♥

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Ivana Raymonda van der VeenBiography: Ivana Raymonda

Ivana Raymonda van der Veen is a singer, model, actress, dancer, web designer, marketer, video maker and entertainer. She was born in Amersfoort, The Netherlands, on May 2, 1992. She spent her first 9 years in Leusden, and until May 2013 she lived in Putten, Gelderland, The Netherlands, Then she moved to Bad Bentheim, Germany. Since October 2015 she has resided in Hardenberg, Overijssel back at home in the country of her birth.

Ivana has always had a passion for singing and dancing. She trained in classical and jazz ballet and obtained a Gold Star diploma in both ballroom and Latin dancing.

Ivana made her first music video when she was just 14. Ivana produces, records, and edits her entire video and audio catalogue. Her meticulous work produces video and audio quality at a professional level. In addition, she has developed a very successful website, www.ivanavanderveen.com and continues to maintain it on her own.

On October 10, 2010, Ivana made her radio debut. Following that successful debut, many other radio stations from all over the world began playing her music on the air waves.

On March 22, 2011, Ivana had her first big live performance. She was invited to sing in Paradiso Amsterdam, NL. On that day Ivana became certain that performing is what she wants to do.

In October 2011 Ivana released her debut single, “You’re The One”. Ivana appeared for the first time on television in November 2011. The show was broadcast in Israel. They featured nine of her videos, which was a very great compliment to her work.

2011 continued to be a very productive year with the release of “Let The Last One Be For Love”, in November. In December Ivana released a Christmas song, “Missing You At Christmas Time”. the first song for which she composed the lyrics herself.

In 2012 Ivana released eleven more original singles. In January “I’m Falling Down From You”, in February “Sticky”, in March “Within My Soul”, in April “Nothing Left To Break”, in May “With You By My Side”. In June, Ivana released both “Verdwaasde Liefde” the first song she has ever released in her native Dutch language and the English version of this song “Amazing Love”. “I’ll Love You Forever” was released in July and “It’s Harder Moving On” in August. In October 2012 she released 2 more singles “What You Do To Me” and “Pura Sedução“.

In December 2012 Ivana had her first concert abroad. She performed in London, England.Ivana Raymonda van der Veen

In 2013 Ivana released thirteen more original singles. In January “Rain“, in February “When Darkness Falls” and “Orchids Never Die“, in March “Make Believe In Dreams“, in April “Love Of Mine“, in August “Where I Wanna Be” and “A Feeling Inside“, in September “I Forgot How To Forget“, in October “The Night That I Met You“, “Held Der Liebe“, “House Of Blue Lights“, “What Fun Is That” and “Out Of My Mind” which was her first duet as original song.

On February the 18th 2013, Ivana won first place in the originals music video chart on BEAT100 with “Rain“. On April 8th she won the 3rd place on the cover music video chart with “Little Things“. On May the 20th, Ivana topped the cover chart withLove Letters” and on August 19th she won first place on the world chart with “Russian Roulette“.

In August 2013 Ivana was selected by Darkstone Entertainment to sing “Little Miss Understood” for their Sci-Fi/Horror movie “Plan 9”. After being signed with Spotlight Pictures and presented at the Cannes Film Market and other venues, ”Plan 9” was released in Australia on DVD in late 2015. By February 2016 it was available USA-wide through Walmart‘s VOD (Video On Demand) service and local cable companies.

In February 2014 Ivana released her debut album CD “Dreams”. It features 12 original songs with music and lyrics by David K. Williams, and has been sold all over the world. The album included three original songs which had not yet been released: “Lonesome Road“, “Love Can“, “Don’t Say Goodbye“.

Next to her debut album “Dreams” she released sixteen more original singles in 2014. In March 2014: “About Our Love” and “Feeling Good“, in April “Live A Love Story“, in May “Somewhere in Time“, in June “Closer To Your Heart” and “Nederland Kampioen“, in July “Simple Things” and “Medieval Village“, in August “Secret Kiss“, “Rainy Days” and “I Love You“, in September “Meet Me In A Dream“, in October “Does It Matter” and “Broken Mirror“, in November “Ships In A Bottle” and December “Happy White Christmas” which received over 100,000 YouTube views in the first month.

In August 2014, Ivana took first place in a competition on ArtistSignal winning a $10,000 grand prize. She later became the highest voted artist in Artist Signal’s lifetime chart.

She received her first printed review 9 December 2014 in the Washington City Paper: The Sleigher: Ivana Raymonda van der Veen, “Happy White Christmas” by Joe Warminsky.

Ivana’s music video of “Lonely this Christmaswas played onThe Phil Mack International Country Show” in Europe during Christmas week 2014. It was broadcast on Irish TV Sky channel 191 & Freesat 400.

In 2015 Ivana released sixteen more original singles. In January “When I’m Alone With You“, in February “Someday Maybe“, in April “I Love You The Way You Are“, in May “To Cast A Shadow” and “My Precious Love“, in June “Deep In My Heart“, in July “You Said” and “Far“, in August “Hold On To Your Dreams” and “Let Go Of My Hand“, in September “All Roads Lead To You“, in October “Angel” and “Just A Moment In Time“, in November “When You Love” and in December “Keep Me Warm This Christmas Night” and “Christmas Wish“.

In May 2015 Ivana became an official VEVO artist, expanding her YouTube presence further with a YouTube VEVO channel.

On September 27th, 2015, Ivana released a second CD “Timeless” along with her first DVD “Timeless Dreams“.

So far Ivana’s CDs and DVD have flown to 20 countries: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States.

In 2016 Ivana released eighteen more original singles. In January “A Place In Your Heart” and “Oblivious” , in February “Lie To Me” and “Love Is Lost“, in March “Magic Night” and “I Get Excited“, in April “Come Home Sweet Darlin’” and “Waiting For Our Time“, in May “So Sweet“, “Small Things” and “Melt Our Hearts“, in June “My Imagination” and “Love Can Never Be Easy“, in July “In Harmony” and “In My Mind“, in August “Wishful Flowers” and “Don’t Want To Lose You“, in September “Rocks On Your Way” which brings her now to a total of 80 original single releases, written by many composers from different countries and has co-written a number of these.

On February 22nd, 2016, Ivana Raymonda van der Veen reached #1 position on the iTunes Pop chart with “You Don’t Own Me” in Ecuador.

On September 20th, 2016, Ivana released her third CD “Reality“. It features 12 original songs with music by Oleg Dolgopolov (Russia) & lyrics by Allan Lines (UK).

Ivana works tirelessly to make her dream become a reality, maintaining her own web site, www.ivanavanderveen.com and several social networking sites, enabling her to keep in touch with her fans all over the globe who watch her videos on YouTube.

Quote;

Be who you are! Don’t stop dreaming! Do what you believe in!
Never give up! ♥