The final participant of Kazakhstan’s selection process “Voice of Bala” that will be used to choose their entry for Bala Turkvizyon 2016 is Alikhan Kabdilmanov. He was the final participant to be chosen from the 14th regional heat which was held in Uralsk, West Kazakhstan.

Alikhan Kabdilmanov hails from Taskala Taskalinskogo, a village located in West Kazakhstan who was supported by his music teacher and mother. His mother was thankful to the organisers and that everyone at the regional heat was amazed by his performance.

The final of “Voice of Bala” will be held in the capita city Astana in October.

Source: Zhandanu

The Bala Turkvizyon Song Contest was first held in 2015. The contest is the children’s version of the Turkvizyon Song Contest. Participants in the contest must be aged between 8 and 15 and perform their song in a Turkic language. The winner of the contest is decided by a jury made up one person representing each competing country. The winner of the first contest were Azerbaijan who were represented by Nuray & Ahmed and the song “Cocukluk Yillari”.