Bulgaria: Victoria releases her third candidate ESC 2021 entry “Dive into Unknown”

Bulgaria: Victoria releases her third candidate ESC 2021 entry “Dive into Unknown”

The Bulgarian Eurovision 2021 representative, Victoria, has released this evening the third, out of six candidate songs for Rotterdam, titled “Dive into Unknown”.

Following VICTORIA‘s  release of the titles of the songs in the upcoming debut album “A little dramatic” , one of which will travel to Rotterdam next May, the Bulgarian representative released the third candidate entry for Eurovision 2021.

The third entry, titled “Dive Into Unknown” comes after “Ugly Cry”, which was presented in November and “Imaginary Friend”, which was released on 14th February. 

The track is penned by Borislav Milanov and Lucas Oscar from Symphonix International alongside VICTORIA. This is the same team who wrote “Tears Getting Sober”, Bulgaria’s 2020 Eurovision entry. Pauline Skött, also known as Skott, and Peter St James were also part of the songwriting team behind “Dive into Unknown”.

“Dive into Unknown” was written during the Black Sea Eurovision Songwriting Camp 2020 in Burgas and Primorsko . The song speaks of the risk diving into the unknown and taking that risk even if you don’t know where it might lead you.

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.

Angelo D.

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