North Macedonia JESC 2019: Milan Morskov to represent the country at Junior Eurovision 2019
Milan Morskov will represent North Macedonia at the forthcoming Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Poland next November.
The national broadcaster of North Macedonia, MKRTV, has selected Milan Morskov (14 y0) to represent the country in Junior Eurovision 2019. The young act was selected after auditions that took place on July 6, while he song will be revealed by the end of August.
This is the second representative determined for the next edition of Junior Eurovision as Georgia was the first country to select its act, namely, Giorgi Rostiashvili who was selected via the show Ranina.
ABOUT Milan Moskov
Milan Morskov is 14 years old living in North Macedonia and comes from Prilep. Her first steps in music came at the age of 6 when she start singing at her local school. So far she has participated in several international music festivals while she is member of the children’ choir named “Little Angels” which sings in concerts that aim to help children with special needs. Her cover of Billie Eilish’s “Bury a Friend” is an indication of the alternative style she features which is much moredifferent than the one former entrants showed. Check out her cover below:
North Macedonia in Junior Eurovision
North Macedonia, previously presented in the contest as the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (F.Y.R. Macedonia), participated at every Junior Eurovision Song Contest since the competition commenced in 2003 and until 2011. On 13 July 2012, MKRTV confirmed that North Macedonia would withdraw from the contest due to issues with the voting process in the contest and the lack of budget available for participation. However, in 2013 North Macedonia announced its return to the competition to be held in Kiev. On 4 September 2014, North Macedonia announced its withdrawal from the 2014 event in Malta. North Macedonia returned again in 2015.
The country’s best performance at the contest has been 5th place, achieved twice to date – in 2007 when North Macedonia was represented by Rosica Kulakova and Dimitar Stojmenovski with “Ding Ding Dong”; and again in 2008 with Bobi Andonov and “Prati mi SMS”. Their worst performance at the contest has been the last place, achieved three times to date in 2006, with Zana Aliu coming 15th, in 2013, with Barbara Popović coming 12th and in 2015, with Ivana Petkovska & Magdalena Aleksovska coming 17th.
Last year the country was rerpesented by Marija Spasovska and her song “Doma” that came 12th with 99 points in Minsk, Belarus