Tonight Azerbaijan will select their participant in the Bala Turkvizyon Song Contest 2016, this December in Turkey.
After three months of shows, the final of Azerbaycanin Sesi Bala takes place tonight on ATV. A total of six singers and groups will be performing in the final, all hoping to represent Azerbaijan at the 2nd edition of the Bala Turkvizyon Song Contest.The following singers are known to be competing in the final tonight; Xedice Zulfuqarli and Mirabbas Babayev, they will be joined by four further finalists.
The winner of the selection tonight will be decided by the Azerbaijani public, while the two judges Elza Seyidcahan and Naile Mirmmedli will give feedback on the performances. Azerbaijan are heading into the second Bala Turkvizyon Song Contest as the defending winners. Nuray Rahman & Ahmed Amirli won the first Bala Turkvizyon Song Contest last year in Istanbul with the song “Cocukluk Yillari”.
Watch the show live here from 22:45 local time, 20:45 CET.
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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”.