Darko Dimitrov has been revealed as the producer behind the song that Marija Spasovska will perform at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018.
The producer of this years Macedonian Junior Eurovision entry has been revealed. Darko Dimitrov who has written songs for the Eurovision and Turkvision Song Contests has produced this years entry for Marija Spasovska. Among the songs he has written are:
- FYR Macedonia – Eurovision 2006 – Ninanajna
- FYR Macedonia – Eurovision 2013 – Pred da se razdeni
- Albania – Eurovision 2015 – I’m Alive
- FYR Macedonia – 2018 – Lost and Found
- Serbia – 2018 – Nova Deca
The title of the song, its genre and the reveal date have yet to be confirmed. Marija has revealed on social media that during the past couple of days that she has been working on completing the final version of her song.
Marija was internally selected by the broadcaster after an audition took place on August 18th, which saw 10 candidates perform for their chance to represent their country.
The jury in charge of selecting the entrant said that Marija had “the best performance and possesses extraordinary singing abilities”. 13-year-old Marija has been singing since the age of 4, performing in numerous competitions and festivals, including Slavianski Bazaar.
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.