Victoria Georgieva — otherwise known as VICTORIA — will sing for Bulgaria at the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 in Rotterdam. Bulgarian broadcaster BNT has chosen the artist internally.
The news was announced today by the broadcaster at a press conference in Sofia, Bulgaria. VICTORIA was introduced afterwards in a video, which you can see below:
VICTORIA gave the following statement: “I am proud to be the Bulgarian artist in Rotterdam. I am privileged to be able to make music that I believe in and to have the freedom to be who I am. Being the Bulgarian ambassador on such a huge stage is a big responsibility, as the Eurovision Song Contest matters to so many people in Bulgaria.” Her song for Rotterdam will be internally selected and publicly released in early March 2020.
VICTORIA took part in X Factor Bulgaria. She placed sixth in the 2015/16 edition — the same series where Kristian Kostov placed second. She has released a number of Bulgarian singles after taking part in the talent show. Earlier this year she released her English-language single “I Wanna Know”: