Kazakh singer Dimash Kudaibergen won the 24th International Art Festival Slavic Bazaar 2015 organised in Vitebsk, Russia. He also received a special Lira prize for his performance. The winner was announced at the closing ceremony of the competition on July 13.
Already in the semifinal, Kudaibergen was marked as a favourite and after the two-day final concert, the singer scored 175 points, which is the highest possible score at the competition. He is not the only Kazakh singer that impressed the Russian public. Kazakh Louise Nurkuatova also won the Grand Prix at the Thirteenth International Children’s Music Contest Vitebsk 2015.
The pop song contest Vitebsk 2015 was attended by representatives of 21 countries. During the July 10 semifinal, an international jury, chaired by People’s Artist of Azerbaizhan Polad Bulbuloglu, selected 15 participants who took part in the final.