Nationwide audition jury has been identified

Kazakh performers are preparing for the Junior Eurovision 2018. The winners of the national selection will be identified by the jury, which includes well-known performers and producers of Kazakhstan.

YERLAN IGISSINOV, DIRECTOR, CHANNEL KHABAR:

 - The jury is made up of prominent musicians, such as producer Rinat Gaissin who is well known in Kazakhstan and other countries. There are also popular singers Kairat Nurtas and Yerke Yesmakhan in the jury. These professional have their own opinions and most importantly, they are experienced in competitions and they know how to do it. Chairman of Khabar Agency Alan Azhibayev is also part of the jury. Our jury members were selected to provide impartiality and fair voting. It’s important for us because we are the organizers and the main broadcasters.

Other jury members include people’s artist Roza Rymbayeva, producer Bagym Mukhitdenova and many others, including singer Madina Sadvakassova. The judges have only one week to select the most talented contenders. They will perform in a gala concert with popular singers in late September. Channel Khabar will broadcast the show live. Viewers will also be voting to select the winner.

AIDOS TURYSBEK, GENERAL PRODUCER, CHANNEL KHABAR:

 - The winner that will compete in the finale in Minsk will be identified by summarizing the votes of the jury and the viewers who will vote live.

The international song contest will be held on November 25. Channel Khabar will broadcast the contest live.