Ermek Balzhigit (13) has been selected as the participant for Almaty in this years Bala Turkvizyon selection in Kazakhstan.
Ermek was one of a total of 428 children to turn out during the two days of auditions in the largest city in Kazakhstan. On the jury that selected Ermek was the winner of the 2014 Turkvizyon Song Contest, Zhanar Duaglova. Ermek attended the auditions with his father who is a composer, his father told the assembled press that the family is very musical and that Ermek regularly sings with his older brother.
The next round of auditions takes place in the Kazakh Capital, Astana on June 23-24.