Application submission for Junior Eurovision 2020 selection begins in Kazakhstan

Application submission for Junior Eurovision 2020 selection begins in Kazakhstan

Khabar Agency together with Kazakh Ministry of Culture and Sports opens submission of applications to participate in the national selection for the annual international song competition Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Applicants must be between nine and 14 years old. The selection process will be held in four stages.

The first stage is the collection of applications. By August 20, participants are required to fill in a questionnaire and upload a video of their performance of a song on the official national selection website.

At the second stage, the jury members will select the 30 strongest contestants.

The third stage is the online voting on the website Kazakh residents will be able to cast their votes for the contestant they liked the most. 12 finalists will be selected on the basis of the results of the online voting.

At the fourth stage of the national selection, young talents will compete by performing songs that will be written specifically for them by famous Kazakh composers.

The winner will be determined through the jury members’ assessments and SMS-voting. The participants who scored the most points will represent Kazakhstan in this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest. The final of the international song contest will be held on November 29 in Warsaw, Poland.

Kazakhstan takes part in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest for the third time. In 2018, Daneliya Tuleshova took part in the contest with the song ‘Ozine Sen’ (Seize the time). Last year, Yerzhan Maksim earned second place with the song ‘Armanynnan kalma’ (Follow your dream).