The music band Arktida was created in 2003 by Vladimir Lebedev who is the inspirer, the author and the composer. At first, the band was called "Arkaim", but lately it was renamed as "Arktida", because there was about 5 bands with the same name in Russia.
Arktida made its Moscow debut in 2006 and in 2008 the band released their first full-length album "On the Horizon", which included 17 songs, in 2010 there was the second one "Through the Centuries" which consisted of 16 songs.
At the end of 2011 the band announces split, and keyboardist Dmitry Mashkov becomes the group leader. One year later Dmitry finds new musicians, and at the end of 2012 updated consist presents mini-album "My Friend".
Nowadays the third album called "Memory" is recording, the second videoclip is going to be recorded and the musicians prepare the acoustic program.