Bulgaria: Victoria releases her fifth candidate ESC 2021 entry “The Funeral Song”
The Bulgarian Eurovision 2021 representative, Victoria, has released this evening the fifth, out of six candidate songs for Rotterdam, titled “The Funeral Song”.
Following VICTORIA‘s release of the titles of the songs of the upcoming debut album “A little dramatic” , one of which will travel to Rotterdam next May, the Bulgarian representative released the fifth candidate entry for Eurovision 2021.
“The Funeral Song” is written by VICTORIA herself joined by Helena Larsson, Chris Samuels, Nellie Fors, Oliver Björkvall. In “The Funeral Song”, the Bulgarian artist brings attention to the importance of being honest and staying true to yourself.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2021 will take place on 18, 20 and 22 May in Rotterdam. Bulgaria will take part in the second semi-final on 20 May.
The Eurovision story so far
Bulgaria joined the Eurovision family in the 2005 contest in Kiev. The nation counts has already 12 participations in the competition and has qualified to the Grand Final show only 3 times. Namely the Balkan country made it to the final in 2007 represented by Elitsa and Stoyan (5th place), in 2016 it was Poli Genova (4th place) and in 2017 Kristian Kostov when he came second.
In 2018 Bulgaria went to Lisbon with Equinox and their entry “Bones“which finished 14th in the Grand final while in 2019 it withdrew from the contest.
Last year Victoria Georgieva was selected by BNT to represent the country at Eurovision 2020 with her song “Tears Getting Sober”. However, Victoria’s Eurovision 2020 journey came to an early end by the cancellation due to the covid-19 outbreak.
News Source: Eurovision Bulgaria/icard