Kazakhstan will select their participant for the 2nd Bala Turkvizyon Song Contest on November 13.

After three months of regional auditions across Kazakhstan the young singers are currently preparing their songs for the selection final. As happened with the Kazakh selection process in 2015 there will be a semi final on the day before the final.

16 acts from across Kazakhstan will perform in the semi final on November 12 with eight going through to the final on November 13, the winner is selected by a combination of jury vote and public voting. The final will be held at the Palace of the Republic in the Kazakh capital Astana.

The final of the Bala Turkvizyon Song Contest will take place this December in Istanbul, Turkey.

Source: Bala Duasy

The Bala Turkvizyon Song Contest was first held in 2015. The contest is the children’s version of the Turkvizyon Song Contest. Participants in the contest must be aged between 8 and 15 and perform their song in a Turkic language. The winner of the contest is decided by a jury made up one person representing each competing country. The winner of the first contest were Azerbaijan who were represented by Nuray & Ahmed and the song “Cocukluk Yillari”.