30 Acts still in the Running to Represent Kazakhstan at Junior Eurovision 2020

After announcing an open selection, the Kazakh broadcaster received 684 submissions, with a jury reducing the amount to 30. The 30 participants were selected by a jury consisting of:

  • Amre – Winner of Slavianski Bazaar 2018
  • Bagym Mukhitdenova – Music Producer
  • Dinaya – Second Place at New Wave Junior in 2015
  • Erlan Bekchurin – Producer for Dimash Kudaibergen
  • Indira Edulbayeva – Superfinalist in the Voice of Ukraine 2020
  • Khamit Shangaliyev – Music Producer, Composer and Sound Producer
  • ZaQ – Soloist of the group ‘Ninety One’
  • Zhanar Dugalova – Winner of Turkvision Song Contest 2014

The remaining acts will compete in an online semi-final, where just 12 will be selected for the televised final at the end of September. The qualifiers will be selected by public voting, which will begin on August 24th and conclude on August 31st.

The songs for the final will be specially written by famous composers from Kazakhstan. The contestants will perform these songs in the final, and the winner will be selected by public voting and jury voting.

The semi-finalists are:

Ayım Mukitanova
Janerke Abdrahmanova
Dilnaz Tilepova
Saniya Altınbekkızı
Başanova Karakat
Kamila Gilyova
Nurmuhammed Jakıpbekov
Kamilla Kuzdenbaeva
Akjibek Manarbekkızı
Aylun Zauşeva
Makim Jan
İslam Saypollda
Maksimov Miras
Aykerim Tleubek
Sofiya Balgazina
Jasmin Tleunbetova
Adel Kunadilova
Alina Saginbaeva
Abulhair Djumabay
Janel Kaldıbek
Kamila Gazizkızı
Aydana Jұmajan
Nurşat Kusanova
Mahinur Tursunova
Adiya Burhanova
Arıstan Şerhan
Aknur Nұrjanova
Saġın Ömírbayұlı
Nazarbek Bekjan
Dínmұhammed Töleubay

Voting will take place online here.

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