Bulgaria: Victoria releases her fourth candidate ESC 2021 entry “Phantom Pain”

Bulgaria: Victoria releases her fourth candidate ESC 2021 entry “Phantom Pain”

The Bulgarian Eurovision 2021 representative, Victoria, has released this evening the fourth, out of six candidate songs for Rotterdam, titled “Phantom Pain”.

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 fourth candidate entry for Eurovision 2021.

The fourth entry, titled “Pahntom Pain” comes after “Ugly Cry”, which was presented in November,  “Imaginary Friend” and “Dive Into Unknown”

“Phantom Pain” was penned by VICTORIA  and the Swedish songwriters and music producers Helena Larsson, and Oliver Björkvall. The Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra was also involved in the final arrangement of “Phantom Pain”, as well as in “Growing Up is Getting Old” and “The Funeral Song”

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 “Boneswhich 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

Angelo D.

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