Chorshanbe entered the big stage in the 6th grade and performs in the fusion style. The artist admits that from childhood he constantly listened to the performances of his father, who performed traditional folk songs in the falak genre, therefore the little singer performed his first performances in the same genre. Alovatov won his debut major victory in 2011 at the Golden Voice competition, taking first place.
In 2014, he also performed falak at the "Flowers of the Capital" ("Shukufakhoi Poytaht") competition and again became the undisputed winner, in 2017 he repeated his success at the "Parvin" festival.
In 2019 he became the sole winner of the Bob Music Awards.
In December 2019, Chorshanbe participated and became the winner in Central Asia's Got Talent - this is an analogue of the British TV show Britain's Got Talent. After winning this show, Chorshanbe gained great popularity throughout Central Asia.
Kathy Giori is an EdTech and IoT Entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley. She volunteers her time to support and evangelize MicroBlocks, Web Things, PlatformIO, and other favorite open source tools and projects. She wants to bring better STEM education to students around the world, and better privacy to consumers of smart home products and services.
She is a passionate advocate for open source software, hardware, and STEM learning that is accessible to all.Kathy most recently worked at Mozilla, and before that held senior product and engineering positions at Arduino, Qualcomm, a few startups, and began her career in research at SRI International. She holds a bachelors in Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota, and a Masters in EE from Stanford.
Mardon Anvarov was born in 1986 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. In 2008 he graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations with merit, receiving a bachelors degree in the area of trade and economics.
In 2007 Mardon Anvarov started his career as a financial analyst at KPMG Financial Advisory CIS/Russia. Later he worked in the legal department of KPMG CIS/Russia. Over two years of work in the Moscow office, he gained rich experience in such areas as Risk Management Group, Financial Investigations, and Anti-money Laundering.
Since August 2014, he has been engaged in his own investment and IT projects.
He is the founder and CEO of the payment system PAYMO.
In 2018 he founded PulPul fintech company in Uzbekistan.
Saeedakbar is 24 years old. He studied in America for 2 years, then moved to China, where he continued to study and work.
Due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, he had to fly home. Since May 2020, he began to create content on Instagram and in exactly one year was able to gain an audience of 100 thousand subscribers.
Plans to continue his bloging activity.
Lola Kasymova - 16 years old, a young videographer, author of social projects for teenagers and children, head of the LeadersShip teen media group.
She successfully graduated from the school of youth journalism of the public association "Dast ba dast".
The youngest participant, winner of the Climaadapt project (competition of articles on the topic "Development and solution of environmental problems in Tajikistan").
Participated in the fifth international social project "Football for Friendship" as a young ambassador / photographer from Tajikistan. Founder, Head of the School of Leadership for Children and Adolescents.
Two-time winner of the Grand Prix of the international competition "Teenagers for a smart and competent media space", from Camp "Artek".
She has been to Artek twice as a young videographer from Tajikistan.
In August 2019, she took part in a video quest in Lvov (Ukraine), at the Prague Civic Center (Prague Civil Society Center - Support and Expansion).
Nilufar is developing tech-education sphere in the country: she was the first one who started holding an international NASA Hackathon in Tajikistan and attractting young people to international tech programs.
Nilufar and her team organized the first largest online Makerspace course and curriculum in Tajikistan. Through Makerspace projects, Dushanbe engages young people in innovative technologies like 3D, programming, virtual reality, electronics and robotics.
Takhmina worked as a video journalist for a major media outlet, and now I am an audio and video content specialist for an international organization.
In 2018, she started shooting mobile video, a couple of months later she picked up a camera and shot her first short documentary "Pudina", which received a golden tulip for best debut. Already working in the media, she shot another short documentary film one day in the life of a cleaning woman from DEU "Bibichon".
Quite recently, a new 17-minute work was published about three Tajik girls, female students studying abroad, but because of the pandemic, they were stuck in their homeland and how they turned this situation for their better side "in spite of". In addition, Takhmina is a video filming and editing coach.
But the most important achievement at the moment I consider our photo and video project GRAIN with Farrukh Safarzade - about people from our society who love their work. Recently, we even managed to present this project within the walls of the Hermitage in St. Petersburg within the framework of the forum of young journalists "Dialogue of Cultures".
Diana did not suspect that in 2014 her life would change forever. Entering an industrial university, she accidentally ran into the world of advertising and stayed there forever. She started as an ordinary promoter, got to the creative director. Diana is not planning stop and there will be a dive into serious marketing.
Journalist, editor and certified media trainer. 7 years of practical experience in the field of Tajik media.