Csaba Vastag

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Csaba Vastag
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Csaba Vastag in 2015
Background information
Birth nameCsaba Vastag
Born (1982-02-11) 11 February 1982 (age 36)
Budapest, Hungary
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active2000–present

Csaba Vastag (born in Budapest on 11 February 1982) is a Hungarian musician, who won the first ever series of the Hungarian X-Faktor in 2010. [1]

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<i>X-Faktor</i> (series 1) season of television series

The show's inaugural Hungarian season ended on 19 December, 2010. Csaba Vastag was announced as the winner. It was broadcast on the commercial RTL Klub television station.


Early years

Csaba is one of three brothers, the others being Balázs and Tamás. At age 11 he became an acrobatic rock and roll dancer, and later became lead singer of rock band touring several European countries. In 2000 he graduated from Veszprém Secondary School and enrolled in Veszprém's University of Pannonia (Pannon Egyetem university). He also had vocal training under the supervision of Judit Kővári. In 2001 he took part in a Hungarian production of Hair directed by Mészáros Árpád Zsolt. Vastag played the role of Aquarius in the musical theater piece. His first chart break came in 2008 when he reached #4 on the Hungarian Singles Chart.

Tamás Vastag Hungarian singer

Tamás Vastag is a Hungarian Music Awards-winning Hungarian singer and actor. He is most well known for coming 5th on the first season of the Hungarian version of X-Factor.

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Veszprém is one of the oldest urban areas in Hungary, and a city with county rights. It lies approximately 15 km (9 mi) north of the Lake Balaton. It is the administrative center of the county of the same name.

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The University of Pannonia is a university located in Veszprém, Hungary. It was founded in 1949 and is organized in five faculties: Arts and Humanities, Engineering, Agriculture, Economics and Information Technology.


In 2010, both Csaba Vastag and younger brother Tamás Vastag became Top 12 finalists on the first ever Hungarian X-Faktor series competition, both reaching Top 5 in week 8, when both became bottom two and Tamás was eliminated. In week 9, Csaba Vastag yet again was voted bottom two but was saved this time as well against opponent Veca Janicsák. But after coming bottom two in two consecutive weeks, he went on to win the contest in the 19 December 2010 final against the other two Top 3 finalists Nikolas Takács (runner-up) and Norbi L. Király (3rd)


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Preceded by
X-Faktor (Hungary)

Succeeded by
Tibor Kocsis