Bulgarian National Television has officially confirmed that their 2013 Eurovision representative will be internally selected. A special committee has been formed to choose the act, which they will announce on February 10.
Following years of tears, Bulgaria’s national broadcaster is getting serious about climbing out of the Eurovision gutter. They’ve asked for help, and Bulgaria correspondent Alexander Green has come to the rescue. Give the Bulgarians this much: They are very consistent. Only once in the last eight years has the Balkan nation managed to make the […]
In “Love Unlimited”, Bulgaria’s Sofi Marinova says “I love you” in 12 languages. On July 12 she built on that inter-culttural lovin’ by releasing a Latino version of her Eurovision entry. The mix comes courtesy of DJ Rossko, who is a part of the ‘Deep Zone Project’ –the act that represented Bulgaria at ESC in […]
At Eurovision 2011 in Düsseldorf, Bulgaria’s Poli Genova finished a respectable 12th in her semi-final with “Na Inat.” That made her only the second Eurovision entry (after Elica and Stundji, of course) that Bulgarians were not ashamed of. Fame came quickly, and she went on to judge the first season of The X Factor in […]
Bulgaria has not been very successful at Eurovision since debuting in the contest eight years ago. Elitsa and Stoyan’s 2007 song “Water” remains the only Bulgarian entry that has qualified for the final. Year after year, Bulgarians are left frustrated by their early exit in the semi-finals. Hoping to end years of heartache, the Balkan […]
Vebooboo: Ok, let me start out with the positives. I love this song. I really do. And more importantly, I love what the lyrics stand for. If you haven’t read them, make sure to check them out now. Sofi’s song is all about tolerance and love — exactly what Eurovision stands for. So A+ for […]
William: This morning Bulgaria’s Sofi Marinova skinned a leopard, wrapped herself up in its fur and arrived at Baku’s Crystal Hall Arena ready to wow us. Gypsy club music is tricky to work with, so I was very curious to see how she would stage this. I wasn’t let down. Her team has gone for […]
Today the Wiwi Jury—our international panel of music un-professionals—headed to Sofia to review Bulgaria’s ESC 2012 entry “Love Unlimited.” Did Sofi Marinova’s ethno-pop have us shaking all that god gave us until late into the night? Or did we catch the first flight back to London? Read on to find out.