Crimea has confirmed their participation in Turkvizyon 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey.
Crimea is one of the original regions to have participated in the first contest in 2013 and last year made it through to their first final with the singer Darina Siniçkina with the song “Gider Isen”. The contest will be broadcast on a brand new channel for Crimea, “Millet” (Миллета) which broadcasts in both 50% Russian and 50% Crimean Tatar.
It is expected that the Crimean selection process will culminate in November as the channel launches at the start of the month. Crimea’s confirmation brings the named regions and countries for this years contest to 16.