About Ben Cristovao
Benny Cristo (whole name Ben Cristovao) was born in the Czech city called Plzeň. He is a singer, lyric writer, sportsman and an actor also. His mother is from the Czech Republic, father from the Southern Africa country Angola. Ben is one of the most significant mainstream artists on the Czech scene, he sings in Czech and English language also. His music carrer has begun in 2009, when he appeared on Czech singing contest show which is still broadcast on TV. Before it Benny was a sportsman on professional level – he succeed in tennis and snowboard also. Experience from contest show motivated him to focus more on his solo music career. In 2010 he released debut album Definitely Different, two years after album Benny Cristo. In 2014 he released album called Made In Czechoslovakia, which he celebrated on the gig in Prague hall Forum Karlin with 4 500 visitors. In 2019 Ben released EP Kontakt with six tracks. He made a gig for 15 000 people in the O2 arena hall in Prague the same year and celebrated there 10 years on the music scene. This year he wants to repeat this event in the O2 arena again. Ben cooperates on music scene with various artists – from the czech mainstream bands and solo artists to the alternative hip hop artists from Czech and Slovak Republic also. Together Benny released five solo albums, most tracks of them were made in cooperation with Canadian music producers group The Glowsticks (Osama Verse-Atile is the leader). Benny has been a vegan for many years and also animal rights fighter. He actively participate on various events and projects which supports this idea. Ben is also many years brazilian jiu jitsu fighter on profi level. In 2021, he is going to represent the Czech Republic in the international Eurovision Song Contest.