Ilya BORTNYUK (Russia)

Structure: Light Music

Fonction: CEO and general manager

Ilya Bortnyuk is the owner and General Manager of Light Music Promotion Company, which has become one of the main independent promoting companies in Russia.  Light Music has since 2001 organized numerous concerts in different size venues from small clubs to arenas and brought to Russia many international artists including Kraftwerk, Franz Ferdinand, Massive Attack, Air, Mogwai, Sigur Ros, PJ Harvey, Gogol Bordello, Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Hot Chip, Royksopp etc.  Light Music has been promoted different french artists in Russia including Air, Rubin Steiner, Jane Birkin, Gotan Project, Birdy Nam Nam, Yuksek, Sebastien Tellier, Telepopmusik, Success, Wanking Noodles and many others.
Ilya Bortnyuk also is the promoter of annual international Stereoleto Festival ( and "Music and Cinema" festival (part of St.Petersburg International film festival.) Light Music company is a partner in different cultural projects with French Institute in Saint-Petersburg.
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