Kazakhstan — long-rumoured to be contemplating a debut at Eurovision — has given us more reason to hope. Tonight Kazakh songstress Zhanar Dugalova won Türkvizyon 2014 with her song “Izin Korem”, easily seeing off competition from Tatarstan, Bashkortstan and Kyrgyzstan. Pan-Turkic stardom awaits….

Wearing a golden headpiece and dressed in black, she brought the drama (and lots of smoke). Her song mixed traditional Kazakh folk with some major tongue-twisting. A minute into the song she goes all modern and funky showing true versatility. This is entertaining and organic, we love!

Turkey, which set up Türkvizyon after withdrawing from Eurovision, came last.

Türkvizyon 2014 Results

  1. Kazakhstan – Zhanar Dugalova – Izin Korem – 225 points
  2. Tatarstan – Aydar Suleyman – Altar chaba – 201 points
  3. Bashkortstan – Zaman – Kubair – 199 points
  4. Kyrgyzstan – Non-Stop- Seze bil – 196 points
  5. Turkmenistan – Zuleyha Kakayeva – Shikga-Shikga Bilerzik – 192 points
  6. Crimea – Darina Sinichkina – Gider isen – 186 points
  7. Uzbekistan – Aziza Nizamova – Dunyo bolsin omon – 183 points
  8. Yakutia – Ivanova Vladena Sakhaya – Kyn – 183 points
  9. Azerbaijan – Elvin Ordubdali – Diverlin Yalnizligi – 177 points
  10. Bosnia & Herzegovina – Mensur Salkic – Susuyorum- 176 points
  11. Bulgaria – Ismail Matev – Vollara tashlara – 172 points
  12. Moscow – Kazan World – Sine ketem – 170 points
  13. Iran – Barish Grubu – Heydar baba – 167 points
  14. Macedonia – Kaan Mazhar – Yolumu Bulurum- 166 points
  15. Turkey – Funda Kilic – Hoppa – 128 points

Zhanar Dugalova Turkvizyon 2014 results

Türkvizyon 2014 Winner: Kazakhstan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmXtOPKhZPo

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Felipe
Felipe
6 years ago

Why do you have hateful feelings about Turkey?

Gav
Gav
6 years ago

I feel so bad… Very happy for the winner – but more happy for Turkey’s result. So… What completion will they set up next?

joey
joey
6 years ago

Her song is a combination of 80s pop beat and of course the Eastern European Turkish flavor to it!!! And the staging is just simply amazing!!! Her with the backing dancer and musician and the ghost cloth is just mesmerizing!!!

EUROFAN MEXICO
6 years ago

COMO MEJORO LA CALIDAD DEL CERTAMEN ESTE, ESCENARIO, LUCES, EL PERFORMANCE GENIAL LAS TELAS INCREIBLE BAILANDO SOLAS, SU VOZ GENIAL Y MUY ORIGINAL Y A LA VEZ APEGADA ASUS RAICES, VENGA KASAHSTHAN A EUROVISION.

Thiefo
6 years ago

I’m loving the winning song! I certainly wouldn’t mind if countries like Kazakhstan ever join Eurovision if they’ll be sending songs like this.

joey
joey
6 years ago

I actually like the song, and the performance!!! She really is energetic!!! I cannot believe this!!! She is goooood!!! Good job Kazakhstan!!!?

MTD
MTD
6 years ago

For the one asking who’s the guy in the green room – Artem Shalimov.

MTD
MTD
6 years ago

Lets be honest now, that girl KNOWS how to sing, and to sing FAST. 🙂 Me like it. It’s Ruslana for God sake! 🙂

And some of the “Western” singers and their teams can use a little bit of learning on the topic “staging the song”. This Eastern Europe of ours (and Central Asia) has quite a talent. They should present it to the West. Nice.

Dar
Dar
6 years ago

nice winning song.. otherwise this whole show looks a disaster .. no audience and they all look bored

PP
PP
6 years ago

Winner song reminds me on Armenia song from Eurovision 2009

PACO
6 years ago

Turquia ULTIMA en su propio concurso? creo que pronto bolveran a ESC

Eric
Eric
6 years ago

Tatarstan performance was impressive i think they deserved to win. Green room representer was really handsome do you know his name? :))

David
David
6 years ago

Congrats

rojo
rojo
6 years ago

my favourite wins.congratulations

D
D
6 years ago

A deserving winner. People are so rude about Turkvizyon-related things, but in reality it has good music and is doing just what ESC does, uniting cultures together. Only in Turkvizyon’s case it unites the variousTurkic countries and territories.

Fatima
Fatima
6 years ago

It was a fascinating programme, so thanks to wiwibloggs from bringing it to my attention. I was impressed by the variety of acts and styles. My own favourite was Bulgaria. Not so good was that it was clearly not a public vote and there was very little suspense when the result was announced.

escspain
escspain
6 years ago

Erdogan Tv finishing Last in their own contest? TRT quick we Must withdraw,this contest is very unfair to us!

azerbaycan
6 years ago

??????????? ????? ?????????

Bravo Qazax?stan tebrikler Az?rbaycandan Turk dunyasina salamlar Tanri turku qorusun

beccaboo1212
6 years ago

Cool! Congratulations, Kazakhstan 🙂