The Altai Republic in Russia have selected their Turkvizyon 2013 entrant. Artur Marlujokov will represent the region at the inaugural contest later this month.
Artur was selected in a final at the Altai National Theatre in Gorno-Altaysk. The selection saw a total of 26 artists compete for the right to go to Eskisehir. The selection process was also one of the longest, taking 11 hours for the jury to make a decision. The jury was made up of:
- Zatov Ismet – TMB TV Representative
- Konçev Tatyana – Altay State Television General Manager
- Kulyuev Alega – Gorniy Altai Media Advertising Agency General Director
- Çultuev Alena – Altay State Artist
- Moldorov Andrey – Composer
The song that he will sing has not been revealed.