BNT has announced this morning that it will take public feedback into account when selecting the nations Eurovision 2021 entry.
The Bulgarian broadcaster has revealed this morning that the public and fans will be able to provide feedback on the potential songs for Victoria to perform at Eurovision. Following the release of her EP “a little dramatic” in February an online platform will be launched where people can provide feedback.
Genoveva Christova, the producer of the Bulgarian participation at Eurovision from Ligna Group said about the 2021 project:
“The goal of our team this year is to bring the audience closer to VICTORIA and her music. This is why our focus was to finish her first EP and to release it before the contest in Rotterdam. Together with our partners from the Bulgarian National Television and our official sponsors from iCard, we decided to involve the viewers around the world in our final decision. Your opinion is very important to us and we can’t wait to read your comments about each of the songs.”
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.
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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.