Russian artist Cemile Nisametdin comes from Kazan; the capital city of Tatarstan. She has been trained as an actor in her homeland, continued her studies in Estonia and qualified as a makeup artist after moving to Finland. Ethnically she is a Tatar. She sings in Tatar language. Her CD was the top-selling in Tatarstan in 2004. Cemile writes lyrics and composes music by herself. She has won many awards in Tatarstan. Among them are:
The most popular radio hit “Golden Leopard” award, 2004
- The dance music composer of the year 2005
- National TV corporation (TNV) music video award, 2005Cemile Nisametdin is an official coach of the Finnish team at the Karaoke Championships. She is also a make-up & hair stylist.
Photographer: Marko Saari