Today is the first day of Turkvizyon and Bala Turkvizyon week with the rehearsals for the first Bala Turkvizyon Song Contest taking place in Istanbul, Turkey.
Participants from 13 countries will be taking to the stage at the Yeditepe University in Istanbul. The performers will each be getting 30 minutes to run through their performances ahead of the final tomorrow night at 17:00 CET.
The countries and artists in Bala Turkvizyon are as follows:
- Albania – Aurora Kapo – Kercej Me Yjet
- Azerbaijan – Nuray Rahman & Ahmed Amirli
- Belarus – Fateh Hüseyin – Çocukların Şehri
- Gagauzia – İrina Dragu
- Georgia – Şaban Memmedov
- Iran – Attila, Roza, Daria, Aylin & Tala
- Kazakhstan – Erkin Tursynhan – Samğa
- Kyrgyzstan – Aydin Nurdinov – Kyrgyz Biy
- Macedonia – Tolga Mazhar – Hadi Benimle
- Romania – İrem Kayaali
- Turkey – Cumhuriyet Grubu – Hayat bayram olsa
- Ukraine – Albina Kazanzhi
- Uzbekistan – Yasmina Garibova
Find out more Turkvizyon news, videos and pictures on the Facebook page – Turkvizyon Song Contests here.