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Kyrgyz singer Zhiydesh Idirisova wins Turkvizyon 2015 Song Contest

Kyrgyz singer Zhiydesh Idirisova took the first place in Turkvizyon 2015 Song Contest.

Grand final of international TV Song Contest of the Turkic world Turkvision 2015 took place in Istanbul on the stage of the cultural center named after Yahya Kemal Beyatli. Zhiydesh Idirisova took the first place with the song "Kim belet" (Who knows) scoring in the final 194 points. Participants from Kazakhstan and Turkey took second and third places.

Turkvision Song Contest is held since 2013. Its initiator and founder is TMB TV channel. The purpose of the contest is popularization of Turkish contemporary music art, expansion of international relations, strengthening of mutual understanding and cooperation between the Turkic countries and peoples.