According to the official website of the Türkvizyon Song Contest, the Islamic Republic of Iran will take part for the first time this year. Iran joins twenty-one other countries and regions and will be part of the Türkvizyon semi final on 19 November 2014.
They also announced that Mesud Banş will be the first ever Iranian participant at the competition. Iran joins Russia and Germany in debuting at this year’s edition of the show.
Iran has previously participated in the ABU TV Song Festival and the ABU Radio Song Festival, this will be the first time that Iran has taken part in a competitive singing contest.