Aris Appaev who was due to represented Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachay Cherkessia at Turkvision 2015 has released his latest song.
Aris Appaev has released his first new single of 2017, “Tau halkim”. The song which is performed in Karachay Balkar is a change of style for Aris who has in the past combined the traditional sounds of his region with a modern twist.
In 2015 Aris beat off competition from nine other hopefuls to be selected to represent the two regions of Russia in the Turkvision Song Contest. He was due to compete with the song “Unutma meni”, however was forced to withdraw following a deterioration in relations between Turkey and the Russian Federation. Aris has stated that he hopes to be able to represent his homeland at the upcoming Turkvision Song Contest.
Watch the official music video below: