Kazakhstan are set to participate in the ABU TV Song Festival for the first time.
ҚАЗМЕДИА ОРТАЛЫҒЫ (QAZMEDÏA ORTALIĞI) will be the broadcaster that is in control of Kazakh participation in the festival which will take place in Istanbul, Turkey. Kazakhstan joined the Asia-Pacfic Broadcasting Union in 2012.
Kazakhstan will be represented by Kwdaybergen Dïnmwxammed (Кудайберген Динмухаммед) at the contest. The Kazakh representative was selected by a jury headed by Tolegen Mukhamedzhanov, who had invited students and graduates from the University of Arts to auditions.
To date three countries have confirmed that they will participate in the event on October 28th.