Turkey: Vatan Şaşmaz Dies Aged 43

Vatan Şaşmaz who was one of three presenters at the first Turkvision Song Contest in 2013, has died at the age of 43. The famous Turkish presenter and author was found murdered on August 27 in Istanbul. According to Police Reports, the presenter was murdered by Filiz Aker, who then proceeded to commit suicide at

Gagauzia: Valentin Ormanzhi Releases “Bobacim”

Valentin Ormanzhi who represented Gagauzia at the Turkvision Song Contest 2015 has released his latest song “Bobacim”. Valentin Ormanzhi the only male singer to date to have represented Gagauzia at the Turkvision Song Contest has released his latest song. “Bobacim” was released earlier this week having been performed for the first time on GRT, the

Azerbaijan: Mehman Tagiyev Makes it Through Blind Auditions in “O Ses Turkiye”

Mehman Tagiyev who represented Azerbaijan at Turkvision 2015 has participated in the Voice of Turkey (O Ses Turkiye). Mheman Tagiyev has performed on O Ses Turkiye with his performance now being viewed over 500,000 times since Saturday. The singer from Azerbaijan who represented the country at the Turkvision Song Contest 2015 wowed the judges. Hadise