Today MKRTV and the Macedonian representative Jana Burčeska revealed her song for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Jana Burčeska will be representing FYR Macedonia at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kyiv, Ukraine, with her song “Dance Alone”. The song was revealed on Stisni Play, a show hosted by the Head of Press for the Macedonian delegation, Aleksandra Jovanovska. During the program MKRTV announced the full details about the creative and artistic team responsible for the song, video and stage performance.
The song has been selected out of more than 200 received songs from world-wide. The song selection process was held over the past couple of months, with an open call for songs being made in December.
Jana who is this years entrant from the country stated ahead of her song reveal that:
My heart beats high-speed when I think of the promotion of the song. We all worked extremely hard on perfecting the final product and I really, truly, deeply hope the audience will like it. Enormous thanks to the full team behind both the audio and video, as well as to the continuous support by my domestic team from the National Broadcaster. Excitement is inevitable and hopefully contagious, looking forward to the public’s feedback!
Jana has already confirmed that she plans to promote her song extensively ahead of the Eurovision Song Contest, attending the promotional events in London, Amsterdam, Moscow and Israel.
Watch the video below:
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FYR Macedonia has had a string of poor results in recent years failing to reach the final every year since 2012. The country debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1998, however two years earlier they attempted to participate but was knocked out in the pre-qualifying round. In 2016 they were represented by Kaliopi for a second time with the song “Dona”, she missed out on the final finishing in 11th in her semi-final. FYR Macedonia’s best result to date is a 12th place finish in the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest represented by Elena Risteska and the song “Ninanajna”.