Saliyk Ommun receives highest honour for performers

Saliyk Ommun receives highest honour for performers

Saylyk Ommun who represented Tuva at the 1st Turkvizyon Song Contest has received a title by the Government of the Tyva Republic.

Syalyk Ommun is now an “Honored Artist of the Republic of Tuva”, the title is awarded for excellence in music and the promotion of Tuvan culture. The award was presented to her last month by the Chairman of the Government of Tuva, Sholban Kara-ool, he said about handing out the prize that:

Our talented Saylyk Ommun, a great performer of Tuvan folklore, was awarded the title” Honored Artist of the Republic of Tuva “I am pleased today to have given her an award.

Saylyk is currently participating in Novaya Zvezda in Russia and has made it through to the second round of the contest having been saved by public voting.

Source: Tuva Online