BNT, the Bulgarian national broadcaster, has revealed that the Bulgarian entry for Eurovision 2021 will come from Victoria’s debut album.
Victoria will release her debut EP “a little dramatic” in February. The EP will consist of five brand new songs. One of these songs will the song that Victoria will represent Bulgaria. Each song will have its own lyric video on YouTube. In the upcoming weeks, Victoria will reveal clues about the songs on her social media.
Victoria spoke about her upcoming release:
“Every young artist dreams about their first album. I am proud I will finally be able to share my EP with the world. The title “a little dramatic” best describes the overall arc of the songs on the album. I think I grew a lot in 2020, which was quite a dramatic year.”
Victoria will be interviewed on “Denyat zapochava s Georgi Lubenov” on BNT 1 tomorrow morning, which will be broadcast between 8:00 and 10:00 CET. During the interview, she will reveal more details about the Bulgarian selection process for Eurovision 2021.
Who is Victoria Georgieva?
Victoria was announced as the 2020 Bulgarian representative in November 2019 during the official press conference regarding the nation’s return to the Eurovision Song Contest. The 22 year old X Factor alum has big plans with her team regarding her Eurovision journey and the aftermath of it.
Victoria was set to perform “Tears Getting Sober” at Eurovision 2020. The song is written by VICTORIA, Borislav Milanov, Lukas Oscar and Cornelia Wiebols. Borislav has been involved in composing all Bulgarian entries since 2016.
Bulgaria in the Eurovision Song Contest
At the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, 17-year-old Kristian Kostov finished in second place in the Grand Final, bringing Bulgaria their best ever result. 2017 saw Bulgaria make only their third final in their Eurovision history, the first being in 2007 when Elitsa & Stoyan finished 5th with the song “Water”. Bulgaria debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Ukraine in 2005. The country competed annually from 2005 to 2013, before withdrawing for two years due to financial issues.