Prof. Dariana Kumanova is one of the most influential women in the artistic life of Italy, who has been a factor on the international stage for more than 20 years. Since 2011, Dariana Kumanova is an Associated Professor at the Academy of San Remo. 7 years later she conducted the San Remo Orchestra as the only female conductor at the time and the fourth female conductor in the 70-year history of the festival. She currently runs her own music school in Milan, where some of the future stars of the festival are trained and which is a preferred meeting place for popular European performers, producers and journalists. She is the winner of the so-called musical Oscar - the "David of Donatello", awarded to her for an original song in the film "A Siberian Upbringing" by Gabriele Salvatore (with John Malkovich in the lead role). At the ceremony, her name was announced by the former president of Italy, Giorgio Napolitano, and the great Bernardo Bertolucci and Ennio Morricone stood on the stage next to the Bulgarian musician. She is also the winner of the "Golden Lion" from the Venice Festival for professional success in the field of music and culture. She was awarded the highest personal and professional honour for a lady "Woman of the Year" in Italy, in the "Art" category.
Dariana Kumanova is the mentor of Nicole Palascheva (Nika Paris) - the 16-year-old Bulgarian sensation who reached the big concerts in X-Factor - Italy. Nicole is not only the youngest participant in the show and the only girl in the finals, but also the first foreign artist with such success in the history of the Italian reality show.
Elia Zamblin is a popular Italian composer and arranger. Elia is a finalist on The Voice of Italy and the creator of some of the most famous Italian modern songs. Her author's composition No Limit took the Bulgarian Nicole Palascheva (Nika Paris) to the semi-finals of X-Factor - Italy.