Mina Blažev will represent FYR Macedonia at this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Tbilisi, Georgia. Let’s get to know a bit more about her.
Fourteen-year-old Mina Blažev was born in the Macedonian capital Skopje on 12th June 2003. Throughout her singing career, Mina has participated in multiple competitions, including Pinkove Zvezdice, alongside JESC 2016 representative Martija Stanojkovic.
Mina was internally selected by the Macedonian national broadcaster, MRT, to represent her country in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Tbilisi, Georgia. Her song “Dancing Through Life” was composed and produced by Aleksandar Masevski. He also composed and produced last year’s Macedonian entry “Love Will Lead Our Way” by Martija Stanojković. Her song is sung in Macedonian and English.
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Macedonia was one of sixteen countries to take part in the first edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2003. On their debut they were represented by Marija & Viktorija with the song “Ti ne me poznavaš” finishing 12th with 19 points. Macedonia’s best result to date is 5th place, which they achieved in 2007 with “Ding Ding Dong” by Rosica & Dimitar and in 2008 with “Prati mi SMS” by Bobi Andonov.