Mina Deris was born in 1981 during Iran and Iraq war.She started showing her talent in singing at the age of 5. Later on at school she was chosen as the best singer among other students and won the competition.
At the age of 15 she was impressed by the charm of Arab music and it’s rhythm.Also she was inspired by the great Arab singer Umm Kulthum.
due to the fact that her hometown is Abadan which is located in the south of Iran,she was so passionate about Arabic classic music(maqam). Furthermore Arabic is her mother tongue. She started to pursue her enthusiasm for music after university by learning Iranian classic music with Master Hengameh Akhavan and Master Farhang Sharif.
Later on as she got well known among different musicianes and bands ,she joined some Pop, Folk and Fusion Iranian music bands.Then in 2014 she was gratuated from Music Conservatory of Tehran.
Having researched on old Arab melodies from the south ,she has been trying to mix these melodies with electronic style which enhance more impressive mood in new generation.
Mina Deris has performed alot of concerts in Iran and other countries such as Qatar,Turkey,Italy,Germany.
In 2017 she’s had her first acting experience in a play about homeless women as an actress and a singer.
She is now the lead singer of Novak Ensemble since 2016 and has many single tracks and an album called “Agitation”with this band.