Ukrainian sand artist wins the “Golden Buzzer” on America’s Got Talent

by Daryna Latiuk
February 5, 2019
This article originally appeared in Kyiv Post

photo by Courtesy Ukrainian sand animation artist Kseniya Simonova performs during the fifth episode of the U.S. show America’s Got Talent: The Champions, which aired in NBC on Feb. 4, 2019.

Simonova’s “Golden Buzzer” worthy performance on America’s Got Talent : The Champions hit Facebook on Feb. 5, and has gone viral with already over 2 million views.

She won Ukraine’s Got Talent in 2009, and now Ukrainian sand artist Kseniya Simonova garnered the Golden Buzzer, sending her straight through to the finals on America’s Got Talent: The Champions.

Simonova’s performance video hit Facebook on Feb. 5, and has gone viral with already over 2 million views.

Simonova is from Yevpatoriya, a smaller city located in Russian-occupied Crimea.

The final episode of America’s Got Talent: The Champions will take place on Feb. 11, and the winner will be announced on Feb. 18 on NBC.