FYR Macedonia: MKRTV confirms Eurovision 2019 participation
The Macedonian national broadcaster, has confirmed that FYR Macedonia will be present at the forthcoming 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv.
FYR Macedonia will be joining the party in Israel at the the upcoming Eurovision edition. The Macedonian broadcaster however hasn’t yer specified which national selection format it will use to determine the next Eurovision act and entry. MKRTV will be releasing further details regarding its 2019 Eurovision project in due course.
FYR Macedonia in Eurovision
The Balkan country debuted at the comeptition in 1998 . FYR Macedonia attempted to debut at the 1996 Eurovision Song Contest in Oslo with Kaliopi, but didn’t make through the special premliminary audio semi-final. In its 18 years of participation the best result was in 2006 with Elena Risteka placed 12th in the Grand Final in Athens, while it has qualifies only 8 time in the final.
In 2018 Eye Cue were selected internally to represent the country in Lisbon. The duo with their song Lost and found failed to reach the final , making it the sixth year in a row without a grand final qualification.