Eurovision-bg.com has reported that Bulgaria will most likely not be taking part in Eurovision 2015, this comes despite a deadline extension from the EBU for BNT. According to the wesbite they have been told that:
The Board of Directors after consideration of the financial situation in BNT and the lowered amount of the subsidy for 2015, despite the will of BNT to promote the Bulgarian songs and artists on the prestigious stage of Eurovision Song Contest, decided to withdraw its initial confirmation for taking part at Eurovision 2015.
It has been hoped that Bulgaria’s best ever Eurovision result at Junior Eurovision 2014 in Malta would have helped make participation more likely, with over 2.4 million people watching the contest live or online in Bulgaria.
Bulgaria have until the semi final running order draw and full list of participants is announced to confirm whether they will be taking part in the contest or not. Furthermore it has yet to be decided whether BNT will be broadcasting Eurovision 2015.