The participants

Michał KACZMAREK

Grand Prix winner of the XXII International Pop Song Performers Contest “Vitebsk-2013”

Poland

Member of the International Jury of the XII International Children Music Contest “Vitebsk-2014”

Grand Prix Winner of the International Pop Song Performers Contest “Vitebsk-2013”

Michal was born in 1987 in Ostrow Wielkopolski. He is a graduate of the prestigious Polish Music Academy of Karol Szymanowski in Katowice where he graduated from vocal jazz at the faculty of Composition, Interpretation, Education and Jazz.

Michal’s most important awards and achievements include:

-2007- Grand Prix – National Actors' Song Festival in Bielsko-Biala;

-2007 - 1st prize - National Festival of Polish Song in Jarocin;

-2008 - Grand Prix – National Festival of Movie Song ‘Soundtrack’ in Lomza;

-2008 - award and a special award from Zbigniew Holdys on the National Festival of Young Talents ‘Niemen Non Stop’ in Slupsk;

-2009 - Grand Prix prize and the prize in the OPEN category for his own composition- National Festival of Young Talents ‘Niemen Non Stop’

-2009 - 1st place - Festival of Unforgettable Polish Artists Creations ‘Landscape Without You’ organized by TVP 2 in Opera Nova in Bydgoszcz;

-2009 - 1st place and a special prize from Zbigniew Zamachowski - Seweryn Krajewski Music Festival – Brzeziny;

-2010 - Grand Prix - National Festival in Memory of Andrzej Zaucha ‘Heartbeat 2010’

-2012 - Grand Prix ‘Zloty Marek’ - National Festival of Marek Grechuta in Slawno

Michal Kaczmarek takes an active part in many artistic projects throughout the country. In 2011 and 2012 he cooperated as a solo performer with the Modern Symphony Orchestra in two prestigious musical performances – Symphonic Michael Jackson and Symphonic Whitney Houston - organized by the Royal Art Artistic Agency in Cracow.

In 2013,Michal released an album including his innovative compositions in the style of pop/soul/jazz with elements of folk.

Michal Kaczmarek is the first singer from Poland to have received the Grand Prix of the International Pop Song Performers Contest “Vitebsk” in format of the International Festival of Arts “Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk”.