It’s been two months since Bulgaria confirmed its long-awaited return to Eurovision, but we’re still waiting for BNT to reveal its artist. Thankfully sources close to BNT, the Bulgarian national broadcaster, have told wiwibloggs that it has narrowed its list of potential artists to three: Preslava, Poli Genova, and the to-be-determined winner of the X Factor Bulgaria. Scroll down to learn more…

PRESLAVA

Preslava is one of Bulgaria’s biggest and most appreciated stars and fans have been dying for her to represent the country for ages. The 31-year-old starlet has a predilection for Bulgarian pop-folk, which is rather unknown to Eurovision fans, and that would definitely help her stand out. And did we mention how gorgeous she is?

In a recent poll conducted by our friends at Eurovision-bg, Preslava was named fan favourite to represent Bulgaria in Stockholm next May with an impressive 5,494 votes — or nearly 14% of all those cast. Maybe BNT should listen to the fans…

POLI GENOVA

Do we really need to introduce her? Bulgaria’s representative from 2011 and this year’s Junior Eurovision host is also considered as a potential pick for Stockholm. Many Eurovision fans recall her outrageous non-qualification in Düsseldorf and demand vengeance. We met Poli last November in Sofia and she strongly hinted at a Eurovision return. We are hoping that happens — and soon!

In the same eurovision-bg poll, Poli emerged as the people’s third favourite to fly the Bulgarian flag in Stockholm with a total of 5,092 votes, or around 12%. It was close at the top!

X-FACTOR BULGARIA WINNER

The name of the third choice is still unknown. That’s because BNT will consider using the winner of the X Factor Bulgaria. Five contestants are still battling for the X Factor crown with only two weeks left before the final. Twenty-five-year-old Christiana Loizou is the heavy favourite. The Cypriot-born singer moved to Bulgaria to pursue her education and eventually decided to focus on opera. Move over, Malena Ernman!

The show is still in progress, but Christiana still managed to place fourth in the poll with 4,956 votes (12.26%) and loads of encouraging comments.

So, what do you think of these three potential representatives? Do you think they can take Bulgaria to the final? Let us know in the comments section below!

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Brk
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Brk

Christiana Loizou-the x factor winner is the best

Sasa
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Sasa

It’s Poli Genova

Jonas
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Jonas

You would do great, Preslava. You’re my number one choice!

Asparuh
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Asparuh

Preslava is the most famous singer in Bulgaria she deserve to present Bulgaria in Eurovision

Marina
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Marina

Preslava – she is the best !!!

Edd Keith
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PRESLAVA with a chalga megahit (preferably produced by her long-time creative partner, Costi!). Would be EPIC!!

Michael
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Michael

Preslava is better :))) her vocie ist wonderful ????

Inka
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Inka

Definetely Preslava! She is obviously better than Poli.Great looks,great voice. She’s a hard-working capable woman and she deserves it ! Queen P !

Isaac Muscat
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Isaac Muscat

#BBP!! BRING BACK POLI!!!!!!

Delyan
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Delyan

I honestly hope Preslava will be the one, she’s the biggest star, amazing voice, she’s gorgeous, her performance skills are insane and also she worked her entire life and she deserves to have her moment.
And obviously she’s adored by the fans, we voted, we picked her so she MUST be the one!
Go Presi, go go goo!

Nely
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Nely

The one and only- PRESLAVA!She has a unique voice! This is the latest and loved singer in Bulgaria! The world needs to meet its incredible talent!

Nely
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Nely

The one and only- PRESLAVA! She has a unique voice! This is the latest and loved singer in Bulgaria! The world needs to meet its incredible talent!

Kiril
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Kiril

Preslava !!!! She is the best singer in Bulgaria now

Alexandra
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Alexandra

PRESLAVAA !!!!!

RP
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RP

Zhana? Vision? Please…

Iva
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Iva

Zhana Bergendorff deserves it the most !!

Johnny from Portugal
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Johnny from Portugal

ZHANA BERGENDORFF!!!!!! LOVE HER

Desi
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Desi

Preslava of course!Great voice,great look and really loved by the fans.As it’s shown by the vote 🙂

Alex
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Alex

Poli<3

Lora
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Lora

Seriously?Where is Zhana Bergendorff??She is different,she has an incredible voice and vocal skills.I think that Zhana will present Bulgaria very well!

Doroteq
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Doroteq

Preslava

PF
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PF

Preslava! Only PRESLAVAAA! ?? She is the best and the most beautiful

Elena Chipova
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Elena Chipova

Preslava

Rosica
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Rosica

Please? Preslava??? Poli Genova?? Please choose someone who really has a beautiful voice and vision like Zhana Bergendorff !!!

Hollandique
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Give it to someone different ie: preslava

Ralitsa
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Ralitsa

PRESLAVA!!!!!

Nikolay
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Nikolay

Bulgaria needs an artist rather than a pretty face with a simple vision. Bulgaria should be represented by Zhana Bergendorff

Ivelin
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Ivelin

Preslava deserves her moment on Eurovision! She has incredible voice, definitely a winner with bigger chances! ??????????

Ben Rafter
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Ben Rafter

Poli was incredible in 2011!!!!!!! She was robbed and should get her big comeback – by getting picked for 2016!!!!!!!

Michelle
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Michelle

Poli or Christiana!

Laburnum
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Laburnum

Please Poli, she was amazing in 2011!