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Zaman Are Off To Kazan

The Group Zaman have been selected to represent Bashkortostan at this years Turkvizyon Song Contest in Kazan, Tatarstan. They won last night’s Bashkir selection with the song “Kubair” (Кубаир) which was written by Aydar Khamzin and Venera Nigmatullina.

Zaman is made up of eight people; Al’fiya Nigmatullina the soloist, DJ, Kurai player, dumbyrist, two backing vocalists and two dancers. The band was started in December 2013 in Moscow and is made up of music graduates from Universities in Bashkortostan and Moscow, they see themselves are reflecting Bashkir culture with a contemporary sound.

The act were selected by a jury made up of Bashkir music stars and international organisers, on the jury were:

  • Vakhit Khyzyrov
  • Svetlana Arginbayeva
  • Ural Idel’bayev
  • Vil’dan Yarullin
  • Robert Yuldashev
  • Boris Melkoyedov – Head of Press and Mass Media
  • Islam Bagirov – Coordinator of Turkvizyon 2014
  • Damir Davletshin – Director General of host television station Maidan TV
  • Aygul’ Akhmadeyeva – CEO of the Bashkir TV station Kurai

Source: Bashinform

1 thought on “Bashkortostan: Zaman To Turkvizyon”

  1. Well, you’ve brought some wrong news a few days ago. You said that THESE were the participants of the Bashkir preselection on 30th October 2014:
    01. – Robert Yuldashev
    02. – Kuraysy
    03. – Caravan
    04. – Es-Salam
    05. – Arthur Shugayupov
    06. – Ruslan Timerlanov

    WHERE CAN I FIND ZAMAN?!?!?!?!?! 🙁 🙁 🙁

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