Kazakstan to hold un-televised open selection for Junior Eurovision 2020!

| August 6, 2020

Kazakh broadcaster Khabar TV has announced that they will hold an internal open selection for Junior Eurovision 2020.

All kids aged from 9 to 14 can submit a song, that reaches the requirements: songs must be 3 minutes long and at least 60% in Kazakh. The submission window opens on the 10th of August, and will close 10 days later on the 20th of August. After which a selected jury will determine the country’s entrant. unlike 2018, but like 2019, the selection will not be televised.

 The jury consists of: 

  • Amre (Winner of Slavinski Bazar 2018)
  • Erlan Bekchurin (Producer for Dimash Kudaibergen) 
  • Bagym Mukhidenova (Music Producer)
  • Dinaya (Runner-up of New Wave Junior 2015)
  • Indira Edulbayeva (Superfinalist of the Voice Ukraine 2020)
  • Zhanar Dugalova (WInner of the Turkvision Song Contest 2014)
  • Khamit Shangaliyev (Music Producer, Composer, and sound producer)
  • ZaQ (Lead singer of ‘Ninety one’)

Kazakhstan in Junior Eurovision

Kazakhstan joined Junior Eurovision only 2 years ago, in 2018. They have gotten some pretty impressive results, with a 6th place in 2018 when Daneliya Tuleshova sang Ózińe sen, and in 2019 Yerzhan Maksim won the jury vote, and got second overall with his song Armanyńnan Qalma.

Are you excited to see what Kazakhstan has to offer in 2020? Let us know in the comments down below!


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