Vasil has been confirmed today as the North Macedonian representative for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021.
North Macedonia is set to be represented by Vasil Garvanliev at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam. The singer was first selected to represent his country at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest with the song “You”, the contest went on to be cancelled due to COVID-19.
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Never stop believing, dreaming, and fighting 4 what you stand for in life. Dreams do come true!
I’m grateful for your continued support and can hardly wait to share what we are planning as a Macedonian team.
— Vasil Garvanliev (@VGarvanliev) January 20, 2021
MRT is holding an open selection to determine the song that Vasil will perform. Composers and music producers interested in participating in the selection can submit their songs to email@example.com. The deadline for song submissions is January 27.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2021
The 2021 Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, on the 18th, 20th and 22nd of May, following the cancellation of the 2020 contest due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
To date the following artists have been confirmed as competing in the contest:
- Albania – Anxhela Peristeri
- Australia – Montaigne
- Austria – Vincent Bueno
- Azerbaijan – Samira Efendi
- Belgium – Hooverphonic
- Bulgaria – Victoria
- Cyprus – Elena Tsagrinou
- Czech Republic – Benny Cristo
- Georgia – Tornika Kipiani
- Greece – Stefania
- Iceland – Daði og Gagnamagnið
- Ireland – Lesley Roy
- Israel – Eden Alene
- Latvia – Samanta Tina
- Malta – Destiny Chukunyere
- Netherlands – Jeangu Macrooy
- Romania – Roxen
- San Marino – Senhit
- Serbia – Hurricane
- Slovenia – Ana Soklic
- Spain – Blas Cantó
- Switzerland – Gjon’s Tears
- Ukraine – Go_A
Image Source: Eurovision.tv | Martin Trajanovski
North Macedonia 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. North Macedonia’s best result to date is a 7th place finish in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest represented by Tamara Todevska and the song “Proud”.