Slovakia: Max Jason Mai selected by RTVS

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Slovakia broadcaster RTVS has confirmed this morning that the new alias of Miro Šmajda, Max Jason Mai, will represent Slovakia in Baku! His entry to the contest was also revealed today and it is entitled “Don’t Close Your Eyes”, which can be listened to below;

Max, or Miro, is well known in Slovakia and surrounding countries as the runner-up of Czechoslovak Idol back in 2009 and rumours had surrounded the star participating in Eurovision ever since. In 2012, Miro Šmajda under the name of Max Jason Mai will represent Slovakia it has been revealed today, and additionally that it had been a consideration for quite some time for the Slovakian broadcaster, mediá reports.

The decision in the end to participate was difficult for RTVS in 2012. Andrej Miklanek spoke on behalf of the broadcaster late last year saying; “we are thinking about participation for a long time and the decision was very hard. The Eurovision Song Contest is a proven competition with millions of fans and more millions of TV watchers. We believe than our participation will be in the final”.

Stay tuned!