Bulgaria: Victoria releases her sixth candidate ESC 2021 entry “Growing Up is Getting Old”

Bulgaria: Victoria releases her sixth candidate ESC 2021 entry “Growing Up is Getting Old”

The Bulgarian Eurovision 2021 representative, Victoria, has released this evening the sixth and last of her candidate songs for Rotterdam, titled “Growing Up is Getting Old”.

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 last candidate entry for Eurovision 2021.

The sixth entry, titled “Growing Up is Getting Old” comes after “Ugly Cry”, which was presented in November,  “Imaginary Friend” , “Dive Into Unknown” , “Phantom Pain” and “The Funeral Song”.

The entry “Growing Up is Getting Old”  is written by the Bulgarian artist and the Swedish songwriters and music producers Maya Nalani, Helena Larsson and Oliver Björkvall.

VICTORIA about the meaning of this song:

“Growing Up is Getting Old” is really dear and personal to me. You can grow in many different ways. Sometimes going back to your roots, to the place you feel safe and the people you love, helps you find your purpose on Earth. This is the case for me. When I listen to the song I think of my mother, my father, my sister, my friends. All the people that mean the world to me.”

On Friday, Team Bulgaria will launch the online platform that will allow music fans from around to world to share their feedback about the 6 songs directly to VICTORIA and her team. Exclusive information about the platform will be released on the news website for Eurovision Bulgaria – eurovision.icard.com.

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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