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Meet Kseniya Simonova, Viral Sand Animation Artist Joining ‘AGT: Fantasy League’

Kseniya Simonova on 'America's Got Talent Fantasy League'Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC

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With her artistic hands and imaginative mind, it’s clear that Kseniya Simonova is meant to be a winner. In an attempt to touch lives through her hands, this sand animation artist will be competing on AGT: Fantasy League. Let’s get to know her better.

Kseniya Simonova is a Triumphant Internet Sensation

After winning Ukraine’s Got Talent in 2009, Simonova unstoppably took the web by storm. With the stunning stories she creates through her craft, she’s now the most viewed sand artist on Internet.

According to her official website, Simonova has performed her sand animation shows all over the word in more than 70 countries. Furthermore, she was been invited to perform her art before Royalty and Presidents. These include Royal Family of Thailand, Queen of Denmark, Princess of Denmark, and Royal Family of Morocco among others. The most esteemed stages of the world appreciated her craft, from Special Olympic Games closing ceremony in Athens to YouTube Symphony orchestra Gala in Sydney Opera house.

Additionally, Simonova served as a staging act for Ukraine on Eurovision Song Contest, leading Ukrainian singer Mika Newton to secure the fourth place during the Grand Finals. She then returned on the show in 2019 where she helped Moldova’s singer Anna Odobescu through her snow animation.

In early 2019, she took part on America’s Got Talent: The Champions. There, she obtained Terry Crews’ Golden Buzzer in the semis. Later, she joined Britain’s Got Talent and received a Golden Buzzer from Amanda Holden. In the end, she finished the show in third place.

She’s Competing on AGT: Fantasy League

Relentless in her pursuit to snatch a trophy, Simonova auditioned for Romania’s Got Talent in 2020. She then appeared on the French version of Game Of Talents in 2021. Now, she’s on a mission to be the first ever winner of AGT: Fantasy League. She announced the thrilling news on Instagram.

“Big news! A new exciting adventure! I’m competing in the @AGT Fantasy League! The premiere date is January 1st. See you in New Year on a new show! Can’t wait☺️ and you?” she wrote.

Admittedly, Simonova is one of the most distinct acts to be included in the Draft Pool of the spinoff. As she gears up for her comeback on the Got Talent stage, her fans are excitedly waiting.

If you want to witness Kseniya Simonova’s journey on the spinoff, be sure to tune in on the show. America’s Got Talent: Fantasy League premieres Monday, Jan. 1 at 8 p.m. ET on NBC and will stream the next day on Peacock.

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