Elitsa was born in 1977 in the town of Varna. She graduated a musical school with percussion instruments and folklore singing, and got her University degree in percussion instruments. She has an unmistakable strong, full-toned and tough voice. Elitsa has developed her own style of playing the tarambuka combining fast rhythms with a simultaneous synchrony of playing and singing. Her duet with Stoyan Yankoulov turned her into a phenomenon in no time at all. International media call her “a mysterious and exotic singer with magnetic fascination”. She has given concerts in Africa, Canada, Finland, Belguim, Portugal, Austria, Luxemburg, Spain, Russia and has been awarded numerous prizes.