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 Gagauz national broadcaster. Valentin is one of the most well known names in Gagauz music having had a number of top 10 songs in the region.
At the 2015 Turkvision Song Contest, Valentin Ormanzhi performed “Sev Beni Sev”, he became the first Gagauz singer to perform in a Turkvision final. He ended the night by finishing in 10th place with a total of 154 points, the best result to date for Gagauzia in the contest.
Listen to his latest song below:
Yulia Arnaut will be representing Gagauzia at the Turkvision Song Contest 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan. She will be performing the song “Kemençä” on stage at the contest in the Kazakh capital. The singer announced the title of her song at the end of December 2016. The lyrics were written by Todur Zanet while the music was composed by Ilya Filev.
Yulia was selected to represent Gagauzia at the Turkvision Song Contest at the end of October 2016. She beat off competition from eleven other artists in the final of Can Dalgasinda in Comrat. The selection was open to singers aged between 18 and 35 years old and saw the participants performing in the Gagauz language.