To get depth into his art, Mikko Heikinpoika has travelled in Central Asia. In the republic of Tuva and Mongolia, where throat singing tradition lives strong. He has spent weeks in the Taiga, listening to nature and it’s animals. His teachers are many of the best throat singers alive and he has taken part into ceremonies held in sacred places, dedicated to throat singing. Summer 2015 he won third prize of the modern category at the ”Khoomey in the center of Asia” -throat singing festival, held in Tuva.