This afternoon the official Türkvizyon Song Contest website published the names of all 25 participating countries and regions. They are:
- Bosnia & Herzegovina
- Dagestan (début)
- Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachay-Cherkessia
- Northern Cyprus (return)
- Turkey (Host country)
This (maybe not final) list means that Albania and Moscow withdrew from the contest after their début in 2014. The return of Northern Cyprus is possible thanks to Turkey being the only country recognizing it as an independent state.