The semi final of Azerbaijan’s selection process for the Bala Turkvizyon Song Contest 2016 will be held on September 24.

Twelve young singers from across Azerbaijan are in the running to represent Azerbaijan at the second edition of the Bala Turkvizyon Song Contest in Turkey. Azerbaijan are searching for a young performer who will be able to follow in Nuray Rahman and Ahmed Amirli’s footsteps. Nuray and Ahmed won the first edition of the Bala Turkvizyon Song Contest in 2015 with the song “Cocukluk Yillari”.

The twelve singers are split between two judges each left with six singers in the contest, they are;

Elza Seyidcahan’s Team:

  • Meqas Group
  • Metin Kerimov
  • Aylin Necefli
  • Ibrahim Suleymanli
  • Leyla Baxisova
  • Xecide Xulfuqarli

Naile Mirmmedli’s Team:

  • Ali Ceferzade
  • Ali Abdullayev
  • Emin Memmedov
  • Mirabbas Babayev
  • Ziya Elixanli
  • Aydan Ilxaszade

It is expected that eight singers will make it through to the final. These finalists will be decided by 100% televote, with the Azerbaijani public able to vote for their favourite singers in the contest.

Source: Azerbaycanin Sesi