The participants

Alisher KARIMOV

III Prize winner of the XX International Pop Song Performers Contest “Vitebsk-2011”.

Kazakhstan

Member of the Jury of the XIII International Children Music Contest “Vitebsk-2015”

Alisher performed on stage for the first time at the age of five. He sang “Chaihana” at the Republican Contest “Enshi Balapan” and got the Audience Award.

He took part in the international contests and festivals in Turkey, Bulgaria and France.

After school Alisher entered the Zhurgenov Kazakh National Academy of Arts. He specialized in singing in the class of the Honoured Artist of Kazakhstan L. Tolesheva.

Alisher became popular after his participation in the national show “Superstar.Kz” (2005) where he won the second place. He worked as a presenter of the “Straight Talk” on the TV channel “Habar”.

In 2007, he was awarded two golden and one silver medal at the World Championship of Performing Arts (Hollywood). The casting director of the Universal Studio Patrick Henningham proposed Alisher to cooperate, but poor knowledge of English at that time was the reason not to sing the contract.

In 2012, he was the 3rd Prize winner of the I International Contest of Young Performers of Modern Song “Yerevan Calls” (Armenia).

In 2013-2014, Alisher went on tour across his native land. His solo concerts were held in Almaty and Astana.

He is one of the most popular and highly in-demand artists in Kazakhstan.

Alisher’s released four studio albums and about 10 videos.

He will take part in the Opening Ceremony of the Festival “Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk” (20.30, July 9, Summer Amphitheatre), the evening with Alexandra Pakhmutova “We Can’t Live Without Each Other” (18.00, July 10, Summer Amphitheatre) and the Gala Concert of the XII International Children Contest “Vitebsk 2015” (17.00, July 13, Concert Hall “Vitebsk”).