Vali Vijelie is a popular manele singer in Romania, of Romani ethnicity. The word 'vijelie' means 'whirlwind' in Romanian. His real name is Valentin Rusu. He has released several hits on his own (like "Vino In Braţele Mele" or "Glumeşte In Iubire") as well as with other artists like Adrian Minune, Adi de la Vâlcea ("Mi-ai Zapacit Înima", "Aseara Te Am Sunat") and Costi Ioniţă ("Ninge Iar").Buchanan, Donna Anne (2007). Balkan popular culture and the Ottoman ecumene: music, image, and regional political discourse. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 124. ISBN 9780810860216. Retrieved 5 August 2010.