Aryuna Sayanovna Nimaeva is a Buryat singer and musician who was born in the Kizhinginsky region of the Republic of Buryatia, Russia. She studied the Buryat folk instrument morin-khur at the Republican College of Culture and Arts. After graduating in 2010, she began teaching at children’s art schools and touring as a performer of traditional throat singing in Buryatia. She is using the award to publish her book School of Morin Khur Playing. The book aims to teach amateur musicians to play the morin-khur.
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