During the press conference they reveal the details how they will select their entry for Junior Eurovision 2021. They opened submissions for hopefuls and songs for national selection.
During press conference speakers were:
Yerlan BekhhozhIn (Chairman of the Board of Khabar Agency)
Aida Tleukhan (General Producer of Adam Media)
Khamit Shangaliev (Music producer, composer of Kazakh Junior Eurovision entries in 2019 and 2020)
Yerzhan Maxim (Kazakhstan Junior Eurovision 2019)
Karakat Bashanova (Kazakhstan Junior Eurovision 2020)
National Selection will have 4 stages and they are:
Submission period is open from 29th September 2021 till 6th October 2021.Hopefuls and song submissions are open.
Musical expert group is viewing and selecting applications and its starting on 7th October 2021.
from 8th October till 12th October 2021 online voting is open to public on website.
Grand final will be held on 6th November 2021.
Some requirments are:
-Must be citizens of Kazakhstan from age 9-14 as till December 2021 allowed to be held national selection
-Group must be no more than 6 people on stage.
-Song must be between 2 minutes and 30 seconds and can’t be longer than 3 minutes.
-Song must be written and performed mainly in Kazakh language with no more than 40% of another language (example English)
-Song must be original and new and no covers or previously submitted to another national selections and must be NOT be released by allowed date.
You can read full rules here:
Karakat Bashanova represented Kazakhstan at Junior Eurovision 2021 with song ”Forever”.