Bashkortostan: ZAMAN Perform in Crimea

Group Zaman who represented Bashkortostan at the 2014 Turkvizyon Song Contest in Kazan have performed in Crimea.

As part of the campaign “Our Crimea”, Group Zaman travelled with a delegation from the Republic of Bashkortostan to Kerch in Crimea. The Group performed alongside other artists from the Russian Republic including their former lead singer Alfiya Nigmatullina.

Group Zaman finished 3rd at the 2014 Turkvizyon Song Contest with a total of 199 points, the group are the most successful Bashkir entrants in the contest to date.

Source: Kerch

The Turkvizyon Song Contest was first held in 2013 in the Turkish city of Eskişehir. The contest which is open to Turkic nations and regions such as Turkey, Kazakhstan and Yakutia. The contest follows a similar format to the Eurovision Song Contest, with songs limited to being 4 minutes long. To date Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan have won the contest.
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