Thursday, 30 March 2017

Sweden: Max Pahmp Compete In New Wave 2017 Semi Final in Moscow, Russia

Delighted to introduce to you Max Pahmp, one of Sweden's most talented singer, songwriter who's video 'Last Song' bagged approximately 130,374 views on YouTube, will also be competing in the semi finals for New Wave 2017 next month in the Russian Capital, Moscow.

Read on, to get the full details below.
Max Pahmp

The popularly known 24 year old Max was at a very young age when he decides to have full passion for music and everything it entails. The singer, songwriter has been selected to participate in the semi final stage in Moscow, Russia which is being held between April 7 and April 8.

He was diagnosed with ALD and Addison’s disease, his mother and him would sit in the different waiting-rooms at the hospital and make up drumbeats on their knees while waiting for the doctors and exams to arrive back.

By the time he turned twelve, he was diagnosed with Diabetes type 1. Shortly after being diagnosed he started attending summer camp for children with diabetes. He eventually grew too old to participate and went on to work as a student counsellor at the camp and have done since each year for the kids.

A couple of years later music had started to grow into such an important part of his life, wanting to be able to create more than just drumbeats he decided to learn the guitar piano and apply for music school where he was admitted at age fifteen.

After finishing music school he wanted te learn more about my own illness ALD so he started working as a disabled-carier for a kid who had the disease. He did that for about a year to take time off school and to get in touch with what he wanted to do in life and music.

Feeling he had started to gain a bit more understanding about himself and his disease he applied for a producing and songwriting school in Örnsköldsvik called Dreamhill where he got accepted. Dreamhill was lead by the world famous producer Anders Bagge who wrote songs for Janet Jackson, Madonna, Celine Dion, Enrique Iglesias, etc.

With absolutely no preconceptions or expectations he went in with only one thing in mind, 'To learn everything he possibly could so he could strive forward and share his music.'


New Wave has been held annually since 2002 and has provided a platform for stars within Eastern Europe to be discovered. These include the likes of Nelly Ciobanu, Rin’Go, Intars Busulis and the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, Jamala. Between 16 and 11 singers are normally selected to compete in the final of the competition which is traditionally held in the late Summer or Autumn.

What is the New Wave Contest? New Wave was first held in 2002 in Jurmala, Latvia. The contest which is held over three days is open to singers age between 16 and 35 years old.
The competition is incredibly popular within Eastern Europe with up and coming performers taking to the stage alongside well-known guests from across the region.

The contest has been a launching point for many careers including Intars Busulis, Natalia Gordienko and Jamala the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016.

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