Volkan Gücer has been announced as the songwriter and composer behind Germany’s Turkvizyon 2016 entry.
Volkan Gücer has been confirmed as the songwriter and composer behind the song that Seyran will perform for Germany at the Turkvizyon Song Contest 2016. This is the second year in a row that Volkan will write the German entry for the Turkvizyon Song Contest, having written Derya Kaptan’s entry for Istanbul.
Mr Gücer is already a well established songwriter and composer having produced music for 11 films, over 25 television series and over 20 albums for artists in Turkey and Germany. Details regarding the style of song that is being written for Seyran have not been revealed, however it is expected that it will be performed entirely in Turkish.
You can watch the German performance at Turkvizyon 2015 below:
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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.