Ela Kazaz has won the Kelebekler Children’s Song Festival in Prizren, Kosovo, she competed against 21 other young performers.

Ela Kazaz who represented Kosovo at the 1st edition of the Bala Turkvizyon Song Contest has won at a song festival in Prizren. Ela was one of twenty-one singers to take part in the Kelebekler Children’s Song Festival in Kosovo’s second largest city.

The festival which took place at the end of July was judged by a professional jury made up of singers and performers from the region. The winners of the contest were awarded cash prizes to help support them in advancing their music dreams.

Ela Kazaz represented Kosovo at the 2015 Bala Turkvizyon Song Contest in Istanbul, Turkey. She performed the song “Yeni Yil” and finished in 10th place scoring 93 points. Ela is the daughter of the 2015 Kosovar Turkvizyon participant Tolga Kazaz. You can watch her Bala Turkvizyon performance below:

Source: Kosova Haber

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”.