After being selected as Kazakhstan’s Junior Eurovision representative for 2022, further information about David Charlin’s entry for Yerevan has been revealed during a press conference for their participation in this year’s competition.
Khamit Shangaliyev to work on Kazakhstan’s Junior Eurovision 2022 entry
During the press conference, it was revealed that work is already underway on the 2022 Kazakh entry, with Khamit Shangaliyev (who worked on Kazakhstan’s Junior Eurovision entry in 2019 & 2020), being one of the composers.
Speaking about representing Kazakhstan in this year’s competition, David had the following to say:
I will try to justify all the hopes placed on me. I will try my best not to disappoint everyone who believed in me and considered me worthy to take part in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Many thanks to the Khabar Agency for their support and assistance in preparing for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2022. Thanks to the Khabar Agency, it became possible for us, the Kazakhstani participants of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, to participate in such a large-scale world competition.
Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2022
The 2022 Junior Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Yerevan, following Malena’s win in the 2021 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with “Qami Qami“, with the competition set to take place on the 11th of December. The competing countries in this year’s competition are as follows:
- Georgia – Mariam Bigvava
- Kazakhstan – David Charlin
- Malta – Gaia Gambuzza
- The Netherlands – Luna
- North Macedonia – Lara Trpčeska and Irina Davidovska
- Poland – Laura Bączkiewicz
- Portugal – Nicolas Alves
- Serbia – Katarina Savić
- Spain – Carlos Higes
- Ukraine – Zlata Dziunka
- United Kingdom
To keep up to date with our coverage of the 2022 Junior Eurovision coverage, you can do so by clicking right here.
Kazakhstan’s Junior Eurovision Journey
Kazakhstan is one of the most recent debutants in Junior Eurovision, making their first appearance in 2018, with Daneliya Tuleshova’s “Ozine Sen”. Achieving 171 points, Kazakhstan finished in 6th place. Since then, Kazakhstan has participated four times. Their best result came in both 2019 and 2020, when Yerzhan Maksim and Karakat Bashanova finished in second place, only behind respective winners Poland and France.
Kazakhstan’s most recent participation in 2021 saw them being represented by Alinur and Beknur, singing their song “Ertegi Alemi”. At the close of voting, Kazakhstan finished in 8th place, receiving 121 points. Of these, 57 points came from the online vote – whilst the remaining 64 points were given by the professional juries.
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News Source: 24.kz
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