Tahmina Niyazova

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Tahmina Niyazova
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Background information
Born 14 February 1989 (1989-02-14) (age 29)
Origin Tajikistan Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Genres Pop

Tahmina Niyazova (Tajik: Таҳмина Ниёзова, Persian: تهمینه نیازوا‎; born 14 February 1989, in Dushanbe, Tajikistan) is a Tajiki singer. In 2008, she took first place in the international Russian-language Five Stars Intervision (Pyat' zvyozd Intervidinie) music contest.[1]

In 2003, at the age of 14 years, Tahmina Niyazova became the youngest winner of a competition in Tajikistan entitled ‘Stars of the New Century’.[2] She participated in several local festivals, winning top prizes over the next several years, including ‘Best Song’ and ‘Song of the Year’ (Surudi sol) during 2007.[2] She garnered 216 points during the ‘Five Stars’ competition, beating by one point her nearest competitor to win the event, receiving also an award for being the youngest participant.[3] Tahmina Niyazova represented Tajikistan in 2009 at the Festival of Youth in the Commonwealth of Independent States in Baku, Azerbaijan.[2]

In 2012 Tahmina represented her homecountry Tajikistan at the International Music Festival "Suncane Skale" in Montenegro where she finished 5th with her song "Boom Boom Boom". The music video for her single "Boom Boom Boom" was also shot in Montenegro and was directed by Macedonian video Producer Dario Jankovic.

Tahmina comes from a noted musical family in Tajikistan, the most famous member of which was her grandfather, Boymuhammad Niyozov (Боймухаммад Ниёзов) (1927–2009), the late Tajik classical musician.

Songs[edit]

  • ‘Zangi telefon’ («Занги телефон»)
  • ‘Hero’
  • 'Ti tolko pozovi'
  • 'Boom Boom Boom' (5th place at International Music Festival "Suncane Skale" in Montenegro)
  • 'Fairytale about love' (Single 2013)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Таджикская певица Тахмина Ниязова победила на международном конкурсе "Пять звезд. Интервидение" в Сочи" [Tajik singer Tahmina Niyazova wins the international "Five Stars Intervision" contest in Sochi]. Centrasia. 1 September 2008. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c "Тахмина Ниязова в Баку" [Tahmina Niyazova in Baku]. Khovar. 4 November 2009. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "Победитель "Интервидения" - Тахмина Ниязова (Таджикистан)" [Five Stars Intervision - Tahmina Niyazova (Tajikistan)]. Five Stars Intervision. 1TV. 31 August 2008. Retrieved 25 October 2010.