“Proud” has been revealed as the song that Tamara Todevska will represent FYR Macedonia with at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019.
The title of the song that Tamara Todevska will perform at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 has been revealed. “Proud” has by Darko Dimitrov, Robert Bibliov and Lazar Cvetkoski. Each of the songwriters has previous experience at the Eurovision Song Contest.
Who are the Composers of “Proud”?
Darko Dimitrov has a long involvement with Macedonia at the Eurovision and Junior Eurovision Song Contest, have written multiple songs for the competition over the past decade and a half.
Lazar Cvetkoski was a composer and one of the producers of the Macedonian entries in both 2013 and 2014.
Robert Bibliov worked on the song that Tamara performed at Eurovision in 2008, as well as their 2015 entry “Autumn Leaves”.
Who is Tamara Todevska?
Tamara Todevska has previous experience within the contest on several occasions. Previously she was a backing singer in 2004 for the late artist Tose Proeski. 10 years later she then served once more as a backing singer for her sister Tijana with her entry “To The Sky”.
Tamara was also the representative of her country in 2008 in Belgrade with “Let Me Love You” alongside Vrčak and Adrian Gaxha. The song failed to qualify for the final as they finished in 10th place in their semi final. Under the old voting system, only the top 9 in the televote were guaranteed a space in the final with a backup jury selecting the final country. In this instance they opted for Sweden to advance instead, under the current system FYR Macedonia would have qualified.
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”.