Fazile Ibrahimova who represented Ukraine at the first Turkvision Song Contest is a jury member on Millet Yildizi in Crimea.

Fazile Ibrahimova the Ukrainian entrant at the first Turkvision Song Contest in Turkey has been revealed as a jury member on the Crimean TV show, Millet Yildizi. Millet Yildizi is a new format produced by TRK Millet, which brings the most talented singers in Crimea together to compete for a prize of 100,000 Rubles and a record contract.

Fazile remains the most successful artist to have represented Ukraine at the Turkvision Song Contest. She performed the song “Elmalim” at the first contest in Ekisehir, Turkey. She qualified alongside 10 other artists for the final and finished 3rd with a total of 200 points. She was just 10 points behind the winner of the first contest, Farid Hasanov from Azerbaijan.

Fazile has remained active within the music and television business in Crimea. Last year she was one of the jurors who selected Alla Seydaliyeva to represent Crimea at the latest edition of the Turkvision Song Contest.

Source: Fazile Ibrahimova

The Turkvision Song Contest was first held in 2013 in the Turkish city of Eskisehir. 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.