“Jussanam was born in Rio de Janeiro - Brazil and became Icelandic Citizen in june 2011 by the Icelandic Parliament due her artistic abilities, contribuition for Icelandic Cultural life and strong relation with Iceland and its people”. She is living in South of France , since July 2013.
Before becoming a singer, Jussanam was an established actress, performing in a number of Brazilian television dramas and in the Brazilian theater.Her talent as an actress can explain a little bit the excellent feedback that she has received from audiences and critics and the brilliant interpretations that she does when she sings. She also worked dubbing movies, soap operas and animations, contracted by the Herbert Richers Studios for several years before moving to Europe.
Achievements / Selections/ Awards:
- Sélectionnée pour le MIDEM comme SPEAKER pour parler sur ca career independent au MIDEM 2018 - Cannes ( 05 à 08/06/2018)
- 5 dès ce chansons sont dans la sélection des auditeurs en USA en 2018
- Finaliste en 3 Festivals de Jazz en 2017 en France avec ses propres compositions
- Une des ces compositions (Amanha é Carnaval ) est gagnante de le concours INDABA sync/feat en USA
- Citoyenne Islandaise grâce à ses capacités artistiques
- 2 CDS independents ( excellents critiques + tout vendues)
- Tournée Scandinave - 5 Pays - Avec le soutien du Nordic Culture Fund en 2012 (Suède, Finlande, Danemark, Norvège, Islande)
- Selected to play in all important Jazz Festivals in Iceland including Reykjavik Jazz Festival -2009
- Selected to play with the Brazilian Band in the Kalmar Festival in Sweden -2010