Kyrgyzstan: Jiidesh Idirisova Stars in World Nomad Games Commercial

Jiidesh Idirisova the winner of the third edition of the Turkvizyon Song Contest, is staring as part of an advert for the World Nomad Games.

The second edition of the World Nomad Games is being held on the shore of the Issyk-Kul Lake, in Kyrgyzstan from September 3 to 8. A total of 30 countries as well as four regions of the Russian Federation will be competing in the events. Jiidesh Idirisova won the 2015 Turkvizyon Song Contest for Kyrgyzstan in Istanbul, she became the first singer from Kyrgyzstan to win the contest.

The World Nomad Games was founded in 2014 as a way of preserving the traditions of the nomadic peoples of Central Asia and the rest of the world. A total of 16 different events are featured at the Games. Kyrgyzstan topped the medal table at the first World Nomad Games winning 16 out of a possible 30 gold medals.

Watch the official advert below:

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.
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