Two Turkvizyon Stars have taken part in a charity concert alongside other well-known Gagauz performers to raise money for the construction of a church.

Natali Deniz (2014) and Valentin Ormanzhi (2015) both took part in the charity concert yesterday in Vulcanesti. The concert in Gagauzia’s third largest money was to raise money for the construction of a new church. Also performing at the concert were Group Tozi who have previously spoken of their interest in representing Gagauzia at Turkvizyon, as well as Peter Petkovic the man behind the past two Gagauz Turkvizyon entries.

Source: Gagauzinfo.md

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.