Ivana Fortunati

Real name: Fortunati, Ivana
(28 August 1976 - )
Place of birth:
Santa Teresa (Santa Fe) Argentina

he was born in Santa Teresa (province of Santa Fe) and started appearing at the television program Si lo sabe cante emceed by Roberto Galán on Channel 11 of Buenos Aires (1983); later followed Grandes Valores del Tango, emceed by Silvio Soldán, on Channel 9 (1991); Los Amigos del Tango, conducted by Juan Carlos Mareco on ATC (1998); César Scollo’s La Revista del Interior on Argentinísima Satelital; Silvio Soldán’s Por Siempre Tango on channel 26 and Casino Show Internacional on the Solo Tango channel.

In 1989 she turned out winner at the contest Carlos Gardel y sus canciones inolvidables (CG and his unforgettable songs) in a radio program on LT3 of Rosario, emceed by Roberto Ríos.

In 2001 she appeared to great acclaim at the Festival de Música Popular de Baradero (Buenos Aires) and in 2008 she won the first prize at the Festival Nacional de Tango de La Falda (Córdoba).

After her consecration at the contest of La Falda she has had a busy schedule. She appeared at a great number of festivals throughout the country.

In 2010 she appeared in San José de la Esquina (Santa Fe), alongside Yamila Cafrune, and in Arroyo Dulce (Buenos Aires), alongside Cuti and Roberto Carabajal. She also performed in Vieja Iglesia Gálvez (Santa Fe) alongside Chaqueño Palavecino.

She had stints in the city of Buenos Aires at La Comparsita de San Telmo, at the Café Tortoni and at the Teatro ND Ateneo; in Mar del Plata: at the Teatro La Campana sharing the bill with Alberto Podestá, Abel Córdoba, and Nelly Vázquez, among others.

She also sang in Rosario at the Teatro Fundación Astengo, alongside Nelly Omar; at the Teatro El Círculo, invited by Chaqueño Palavecino. She recorded two discs. The last was cut in 2009 in which she was accompanied by the Rositango Trío. Its members were Pichón Sánchez (piano), Osvaldo Paponi (bandoneon) and Claudio Pizzicatti (double bass).