Khabar Television the state broadcaster of Kazakhstan is to join the European Broadcasting Union on January 1st as an associate member.
The news brings the possibility in the future that we maybe be heading to Astana to a Eurovision Song Contest. The country had been negotiating EBU membership since 2008 and has broadcast the Eurovision Song Contest for a number of years, earlier this year the country had a delegation in Vienna observing the Eurovision Song Contest.
A Kazakh reader of the website has added that in a televised report on the announcement it was commented that Kazakhstan is aiming to participate in Eurovision 2016, the broadcaster would still require an invitation from the EBU to participate in the contest.
Source: Khabar TV