We are nearing the end of looking at the aftermath of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. Today’s episode is about the best result ever for Bulgaria, with Kristian Kostov who got close to victory.
Kristian Kostov is the clear favorite to win the second semi final tonight. The Bulgarian teenager is currently in third place to win the entire contest with the bookmakers behind Italy and Portugal. However, qualification will not be the only thing on his mind during [read more…]
It is a busy week for artistic director Sacha Jean-Baptiste. This year she has done the staging for four countries at the Eurovision Song Contest: Australia, Armenia, Bulgaria and Georgia. We talked to her about the plans for these nations.
Sacha Jean-Baptiste is the artistic director for Bulgaria this year. After the first rehearsal of Kristian Kostov, there were a lot of compliments for her staging, as Bulgaria revealed themselves as a candidate for a top result in Kiev.
Who are the big favorites for Kiev? In the next couple of weeks we will highlight some interesting participants, based on the odds they have been given by the bookmakers. This week we are providing a shortlist of countries that lead the board in the [read more…]
Kristian Kostov will represent Bulgaria at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. He has been selected internally by broadcaster BNT with the song ‘Beautiful Mess’, which can be heard here.
Bulgarian National Television has launched a call for co-producers and labels who would like to submit potential projects for Eurovision 2017. The deadline to apply is 20 January. The projects received will be judged by an internal commission at BNT, representatives of the music industry [read more…]
Bulgaria have once again chosen to select their act internally. BNT confirmed this on their Eurovision twitter account. Whoever is selected will have big shoes to fill, because of Poli Genova’s high score in Stockholm last year.
Christer Björkman and Mads Grimstad will both vote as a part of the Expert Jury in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017. A third Expert Jury member is yet to be announced. All members of the Expert Jury can vote as one additional ‘country’, giving [read more…]
The comeback of the year is of course the comeback of Poli Genova. From a non-qualifier for Bulgaria, to the best result they ever had at Eurovision. Let’s look at the aftermath in Bulgaria.