July 24 - August 9, 2015
Lead singer of the Bolshoy Kush ('King’s Ransom') pop band. Bolshoy Kush became the first Tatarstan band to earn the right to represent Russia at an international song contest. After winning the preliminary round of the Global Battle of the Bands 2006 Russia, Bolshoy Kush performed Russia's entry at the contest final in London. In 2010 and 2011, the band won the people's choice award at the Emergenza Rock Festival. In November 2011, the band became a winner at the Meet and Greet Contest on the Yatalant website and met with MAROON 5 in St Petersburg.