The London DQ show is part of the Kazakh Culture Days in the UK, hosted by The Ministry of Culture and Sport of the Republic of Kazakhstan and supported by the Embassy of Kazakhstan in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Dimash Quadaibergen is an international, multiple award winning and world-famous Kazakh superstar. A unique singer with a world-wide fan base, predominantly in Asia, with over 1.5M Instagram followers, Dimash performed an exclusive solo concert, the ‘DQ’ show at London’s Indigo at O2 on 19th November.
‘DQ’ is an astonishing new concert program by Dimash, which features his greatest hits as well as brand new unique pieces that were performed exclusively in London. Dimash’s repertoire included a large amount of world popular vocal masterpieces as he sings in various languages and genres. His record-breaking vocal range covers 5 octaves, 4 notes and 1 semitone, he can sing in almost all known vocal registers, both male and female, from bass to soprano; he also sings in a rare whistle register.
Dimash’s talents have been recognized by several prestigious awards including: Best Overseas Singer Award at the MTV Global Chinese Music Awards; Most Popular Male Singer Award at the Golden Mango Stars Awards; Most Popular Singer of the Year at OK! Magazine Music Gala and many more…
Dimash was born 1994 in the city of Aktobe (Kazakhstan) in a musical family. The singer’s parents are Kanat Aitbaev and Svetlana Aitbaeva, professional popular music vocalists awarded with the state title of ‘honoured cultural figures of the Republic of Kazakhstan’. In accordance with Kazakh custom, Dimash was brought up by his grandparents. He calls them his mom and dad. Dimash’s grandfather, Kudaibergen, is an engineer, and his grandmother, Miua, is a schoolteacher. Dimash has a younger brother, Abilmansur, and a younger sister, Raushan.
Dimash came on stage at the age of two and by the age of six, he already won his first contest called the Ainalaiyn Republican Children Contest in the Piano category. From the age of ten Dimash sang and participated as a presenter in various children events, including on television. Since the age of eighteen he has participated and won various Kazakhstani and international competitions and festivals.
All funds raised from ticket sales were used to support young talents of Kazakhstan and will help them participate in international contests and concerts. The program of support was established by the Ministry of Culture and Sport of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2008. Over 1000 young talents – artists, designers, singers and musicians have already been supported through the program.
Kazakhstan is becoming an active player on the world’s culture stage. Astana Opera built in 2013 has already hosted La Scala, Operalia Placido Domingo, San Carlo and Mariinsky Theaters. Kazakh movie Amre won Best Global Hollywood Film Award in October 2018, Kazakh Actress Samal Eslyamova has become Cannes Best Actress Award in 2018 for her role in the Ayka movie. 11-year-old talent Danelia Tuleshova is a Kazakhstan representative at Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Minks this November.