Last week we brought you the news that Kalmykia in Russia could be participating in Turkvizyon 2015. It has also emerged that Hungary is another potential debuting nation for the contest that is taking place in Merv, Turkmenistan.
Hungary was one of sixteen countries and regions to participate in the opening ceremony of Merv’s year as the Cultural Capital of the Turkic World. The 2014 contest which was held in Kazan, Tatarstan saw a total of three European countries debut in the contest, bringing the overall number of European regions and countries to fourteen.
Hungary has also participated in the Türkçevizyon festival which is run by TRT the Turkish national broadcaster. Türkçevizyon has been held every year since 2009 promotes Turkish culture in a non-competitive environment.
So far a total of four countries have confirmed their participation in the contest.