The selection process for Kyrgyzstan in kicks off on October 23rd. Auditions to decided who will represent Kyrgyzstan at the inaugural contest will take place in Bishek at the Manas Kyrgyz-Turkish University at 10:00. To take part you must be between 18 and 30 years old, there is no limit on genre or whether you are a soloist or a group. You can also be an amateur or well-known artist in Kyrgyzstan.
The full rules are:
- Songs must be sung in Turkish and Turkic dialects (including in Kyrgyz)
- The songs do not have to be in an Arabic or fantasy style, they must have a modern style of contemporary music.
- Song should be a minimum of 3 minutes long or a maximum of 4 minutes.
Those wishing to take part can see the full details and rules of the selection process here. The second stage will feature 12 contestants and will be broadcast on Koomduk birinchi kanal, MUZYK and Piramida tv channels, the winner will be chosen by a sms vote.