Maxim Silva Vega [RU]

Musical promoter, director of Avantfest festival in Moscow. Worked as journalist at several Russian media, also thought history of world literature at Moscow State University. Avant is a very versatile event: from pop music, rock and contemporary experimental music – like post- and indie-rock – to electronic. For the last nine years the festival has hosted more than one hundred of the most significant independent Russian acts as well as numerous important foreign acts.