Whilst the nation of Macedonia is currently finding out the results of an extremely important referendum debating the country’s name change to North Macedonia, it is full steam ahead with the preparations for November’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest! Indeed, Darko Dimitrov has been revealed as the producer of Marija Spasovska’s entry for Minsk.
Eurovision experience for Macedonia
Darko Dimitrov is no stranger to the Eurovision Song Contest. He has produced a number of songs for the competition over the years. For example, Dimitrov produced
A few weeks ago, it was revealed that Marija’s Junior Eurovision entry was scheduled to be completed by the end of this month. Indeed, Marija has confirmed on social media that the final version of her entry is almost completed.
“Extraordinary singing abilities”
Last month, MRT internally selected 13-year-old Marija Spasovska as Macedonia’s representative for this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest taking place in the Belarusian capital city of Minsk on November 25th. After an audition featuring ten shortlisted performances, the jury chose Marija as a result of having “the best performance” and possessing “extraordinary singing abilities”.
Commitment to the contest
Marija will become Macedonia’s 14th representative at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Indeed, only Belarus and the Netherlands have participated on more occasions. In fact, these two nations have appeared in all sixteen editions of the contest including the 2018 contest later this year.
F.Y.R. Macedonia’s best result at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest came courtesy of Rosica Kulakova & Dimitar Stojmenovski and Bobi Andonov’s fifth-place finishes in 2007 and 2008 respectively. Last year in Tbilisi, Mina Blažev gave her nation their second consecutive 12th place finish with Dancing Through Life. This matched Martija Stanojković’s placing the previous year in Valletta.
So, are you excited to listen to Macedonia’s entry for this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest? Let us know in the comments below!