Misha Puntov won the Russian national selection with his song Angel Is Sleeping. He is 12 years old and lives in the Voronezh region of Russia.
In 2007 Misha won the Regional Contest for Juniors Zvezdny Shans (Star Chance), and in 2008 he became a winner of the Regional Contest of Children Creativeness Adres Detstva – Voronezhsky kray.
In his free time, Misha sings in a group called Volshebniky Dvora. Besides going to school, Misha also studies music and plays the piano.