|Birth||10 July 1997, Fulda, Germany|
Marilena Kirchner (born 10 July 1997), also known as simply Marilena, is a German volksmusik singer.
On May 7, 2011, Marilena represented Germany with the song "A Lausbua muss er sei" at the young talent competition held in Croatia by Andy Borg's volksmusik television show Musikantenstadl and won with over 58% of the popular vote.
In the summer of 2011, she released her first album, titled Ich bin wie ich bin.
On December 16, 2011, she won the Herbert Roth Prizein the soloist category. The Herbert Roth Prize was a prestigious award that annually recognized young volksmusik artists.
On December 31, 2011, Marilena won the Young Talent Award given out annually at Silvesterstadl, a special New Year's Eve edition of Musikantenstadl.
As of early 2018, Marilena's latest album is Hey DJ leg a Polka auf!, issued in the summer of 2014. A new album is in the works.
Marilena plays piano and guitar. Her role models are Stefanie Hertel and Helene Fischer.
- 2011: Ich bin wie ich bin
- 2013: Lust auf's Leben
- 2014: Hey DJ leg a Polka auf!
- 2009: Der erste Kuss
- 2012: Bin ich noch Kind
- 2012: Dann macht es bumm-bumm-bumm
- 2013: Du bist mei Sommer