Bulgaria: Black Sea Eurovision Songwriting Camp opens its gates
The Black Sea Eurovision Song Writing Camp kicks off today in Bulgaria and will be welcoming artists, composers and songwriters accross Europe for the next ten days.
The Black Sea Writing Camp takes places over ten days and ambitions to gather a significant number of songs that could stand as potential Eurovision 2021 entries. The Bulgarian Eurovision 2021 representative, Victoria, will be hosting the event and collaborating with the composers and songwriters on potential Eurovision 2021 songs.
The event will unfold over ten days at the Sea Casino, Radio Burgas and Forest Beach in Primorsko and will see several Eurovision acts attending the event while two concerts will take place within the framework of the event featuring the Bulgarian representative and the other ESC artists.
The Eurovision story so far
Bulgaria debuted in ESC in 2005 in Kiev. The Balkan country has already 12 participations in the contest and has made it to the Grand Final show only 3 times. in 2007 represented by Elitsa and Stoyan (5th place), in 2016 it was Poli Genova (4th place) and in 2017 Kristian Kostov was the runner up.
Bulgaria’s last on stage participation, after 2019 withdrawal, was in 2018 with Equinox and their entry “Bones“which finished 14th in the Grand final.
In 2020 Victoria was internally selected to represent the country singing “Tears Getting Sober” which was one of the favorites to win the Eurovision 2020 before the competition was canceled. BNT has confirmed that Victoria will rerpesent the country at Eurovision 2021. The organizers of the European Union Broadcasting Contest announced on March 20 that participants in the 2021 contest will have to come up with new songs, so Victoria will seek for new song for next year’s edition.