Elitsa Todorova (Елица Тодорова) (born 2 September 1977) is a Bulgarian folklore singer and professional percussionist. She has worked with a number of noted choirs, ensembles and musicians (Bulgarian and foreign) and has participated in concerts in a number of countries. She has also been awarded several prizes.
In 2003 Elitsa Todorova began working with Bulgaria's most popular and renowned drummer and percussionist Stoyan Yankoulov. The unique Todorova-Yankulov duo rapidly turned into a phenomenon. Their high professionalism and perfectionism underlies all their performances.
On 25 February 2007, Todorova and Stoyan Yankoulov's song Water won the Bulgarian National Television's public contest and was selected as the song to represent Bulgaria in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007. The song advanced from the semi-final to become Bulgaria's first ever participation in a final. In the final Elitsa and Stoyan came 5th. Her performance, which involved percussion, prompted the nickname Mrs. Drums.
Elitsa has been working with Cosmic Voices from Bulgaria Choir, "Varna Ensemble" and the musicians: Stoyan Yankoulov, Theodosii Spassov, Antonii Donchev, Jivko Petrov, Vesselin Vesselinov, Rossen Zahariev, Michail Yossifov, Vasko Vassilev, Arabel von Karajan, Anatoly Vapirov, Roushi Vidinliev, Rui Junior, Pamela Nicolson, Okhai Temiz, Yamar Tiyam, Nikos Тouliatos, William Pluma, Habib Shamandy, Ivan Shopov DJ Cooh, Hristo Yotzov the Bulgarian National Radio orchestra, Classic FM Radio orchestra and many others.
Elitsa Todorova has been given the following awards:The Golden Phenomenon statuette for 2005, for her phenomenal achievements in the field of the singing and performing arts and for promoting Bulgarian culture around the world; A Honorary Diploma from the Republic of Austria's Embassy for her great contribution to popularizing Bulgarian Jazz music to Austria within the Step across the border 2005 European Program.