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Maksim YALNAZOV
   Bulgaria

Maksim was born in Varna on 22 October 2008.

He’s in his fourth year of studies at Angel Kanchev School in his native town.

He began to study singing under Mila Mavrova at the age of five.

Maksim plays the piano and attends the school of acting.

In 2015, he won the highest award “Lord of the Audience” at the contest “Colombina” (Shumen) with 300 participants. In the same year he provided the voice for a hero of the animated film “Hotel Transylvania- 2”.

He’s been taking part in concerts for four years now. His pool of awards includes fifty prizes from national and international festivals. He’s won eight Grand Prix awards, ten special awards, and twenty one I Prize awards at singing contests in Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Hungary, Malta and other countries.

In 2016, 2017, 2018, Maksim was a scholarship holder of the project “Successful Children of Bulgaria” of the Dimitr Berbatov Foundation that provides support to the country’s gifted children.

In 2018, he won fourteen awards at nine national and international competitions, including four Grand Prix.

In 2018, he was given Grand Prix in the 8-16 age category at the contest “Stars of Song” (Campulung, Romania).

In November 2018, Maksim represented Bulgaria at the contest “Two Twin Hearts” (Chisinau, Moldova) and won Grand Prix in the 10-15 age category. He first sang to the accompaniment of the Symphony orchestra.

In August 2018, he received the highest points from the jury at the qualifying round of the XVII International Children Music Contest “Vitebsk-2019” and was unanimously chosen to represent Bulgaria in the Belarusian Vitebsk.

Maksim is the holder of the Special Prize of the Mayor of Svishtov.

He dreams of visiting Disneyland in Paris, and wishes to pursue a creative career in music.