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Popular singer, Grand Prix winner of XXIV International Pop Song Performers contest “VITEBSK-2015”

Dimash is a graduate of the Aktyubinsk Music College named after A.Zhubanov (academic singing). Currently, he is a fourth-year student of the pop art department at the Kazakh National University of Arts.

The singer was born in Aktobe on 24 May 1994, into a family of musicians. His parents, Kanat and Svetlana Aitabaev, are professional pop singers, the Honoured Culture Workers of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Dimash first appeared on stage at the age of two. Aged six, he won in the “piano” nomination at the Republican Contest “Ainalaiyun”. His experience of a singer and presenter of children events began at the of ten.

Dimash Kudaibergen is a prizewinner of national and international contests and festivals. His notable awards include the Grand Prix of the Republican Young Performers Contest “Zhas Kanat” (Astana, Kazakhstan, 2012), the International Festival “Making Asia” (Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan, 2013)

He was awarded the State youth prize of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2014), the Certificate of Merit of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan "for significant contribution to strengthening the unity of the people of Kazakhstan" (2015).

In 2015, Dimash became the first contestant from Kazakhstan to have been awarded the Grand Prix of the International Pop Song Performers Contest “Vitebsk” within the International Festival of Arts "Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk" (Belarus).

Between 2015 and 2016, he gave solo concerts in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tatarstan and performed in Turkey.

The singer is the winner in the nomination "The Best Singer" of the national contest "Choice of the Year-2016", the recipient of the State scholarship of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2016, 2017).

In 2017 and 2018, he received "The Most Popular Singer of Asia " (Shanghai, China), "The Most Popular Foreign Artist" (Shenzhen, China), "The Most Famous Foreign Singer" (Guangzhou, China), "Favorite Male Singer" (Hong Kong, China), "Leader of Innovation Time" (Beijing), "Best Original Song of Video Game" for the song "Ocean over the Time” (California, USA) and many other awards.

Dimash is a holder of Bauyrzhan Momyshuly Medal (2017), the national award "Choice of the Year" for his contribution to the development of Kazakh music art (2017).

In 2018, the singer gave a solo concert "D-Dynasty" in Fuzhou (China) as part of his world tour.

He plays several musical instruments, writes music. He is currently working to release of his first solo album.