Crimea in the Türkvizyon Song Contest

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Autonomous Republic of Crimea
Member station Crimea Public Radio and Television
Appearances 2
First appearance 2013
Best result 6th: 2014
Worst result DNQ: SF 2013

Crimea has participated in the Türkvizyon Song Contest twice since its début in 2013.[1] The Crimean broadcaster, Crimea Public Radio and Television (CPRT), has been the organiser for the Crimean entry since its début in the contest.[1] In 2013, Crimea's first entry at Türkvizyon, Elvira Sarihalil, failed to qualify for the grand final.


Crimea made their debut in the Türkvizyon Song Contest at the 2013 festival, in Eskişehir, Turkey.[1] Crimea made a public call for songs on 29 October 2013 with auditions taking place on 6 and 7 November 2013.[2]

On 20 July 2014 it was announced that Crimea would make their second appearance at the Türkvizyon Song Contest 2014 to be held in Kazan, Tatarstan in November 2014.[3]


Table key
  Second place
  Third place
  Last place
Year Artist Language Title English translation Final Points Semi Points
2013 Elvira Sarihalil[4] Crimean Tatar "Dağların Elları" Paths in the Mountains Failed to qualify
2014 Darina Siniçkina Turkish "Gider isen" If you go 6 186 8 178


  1. ^ a b c Granger, Anthony (19 October 2013). "Participating Countries Revealed". Eurovoix. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Granger, Anthony (17 November 2013). "Crimea: National Final November 18th". Eurovoix. Retrieved 2 November 2013. 
  3. ^ Granger, Anthony (20 July 2014). "Turkvizyon '14: Agreement signed with a number of countries". Eurovoix. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  4. ^ Granger, Anthony (29 November 2013). "Crimea: Elvira Sarihalil Is Off To Turkvizyon". Eurovoix. Retrieved 29 November 2013.