25-year-old throat-singer Bady-Dorzhu, Alash ensemble musician, has been recognised the best khoomey-singer in the khoomey contest which took place in Tuva within the framework of the 5th International Khoomey Symposium. Over 100 singers and ensembles took place in it. Bady Dorzhu was presented with a car. Chirgilchin group was defined the best in ensemble contest. $1000 prize-money went to the group.