Today Karakat Bashanova has been recording their performance for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020.
Khabar Agency has today recorded the Kazakh performance for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020. The singer revealed on Instagram the impressive staging that the Kazakh delegation has created for her performance which will be broadcast on November 29.
The picture above gives the first look at what we can expect from the Junior Eurovision 2020 stage. The Kazakh delegation has lined the space between the back LED wall and the stage with props. While a ball at the front of the stage shows the logo for this years contest alongside its motto ‘Move the World’.
Who is Karakat Bashanova?
Kazakhstan’s third entrant in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest is twelve-year-old Karakat Bashanova from Ryskulov. Karakat began singing at just five-years-old and went on to take vocal lessons from the age of nine.
The singer is no stranger to competitions, having participated in the final of The Voice of Children 2018, and finishing in 3rd place at the Happy Child 2019 festival. Alongside singing, she also plays the piano and violin.
Her competing song “Forever” is dedicated to her late father, and was written by Khamit Shangaliyev, who also composed Kazakhstan’s 2019 entry.
Image Source & Source: Khabar Agency
Kazakhstan first participated in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2018, with Daneliya Tuleshova and her song “Ozine sen”. She went on to finish in 6th place. The following year, the country was represented by Yerzhan Maksim with the song “Armanyńnan qalma”, which scored a total of 227 points. Kazakhstan won the jury vote scoring 148 points, but was 5th with the online vote scoring 79 points, and finished in 2nd place overall.