The TatNeft Arena has been announced as the venue for this years Turkvizyon Song Contest. The Arena which opened in 2005 has a capacity of 9,300 people and is currently the home of the Ice Hockey team Ak Bars Kazan. In 2013 the TatNeft Arena was the venue for the Judo events at the 27th Summer Universiade which was held in Kazan.
The venue on the whole is larger than the venue for the 2013 contest which held around 3,000 spectators at the Andalou University Sports Hall.
So far a total of 15 countries and regions have confirmed their participation.
Source: Kazan Gazette