FYR Macedonia’s 2015 Eurovision representative Daniel Kajmakoski has released cover of the 1983 Yugoslav entry Julie by Daniel Popovic!
Watching Eurovision Song Contest is a tradition deeply rooted in thousands of families across Europe. Starting from 1956 onwards, the excitement of watching the performers from different European countries and witnessing the voting in anticipation of the winner, remained without sleep millions of viewers across Europe in that long, but magical Saturday night evening .
This practice was no exception in the Kajmakoski family, hence the 2015 Macedonia Eurovision representative Daniel has strong linkss and ties with Eurovision since the day he was born.
At the request of his mother, the second son of Kajmakoski family was named after the Eurovision star Daniel Popovich, who represented Yugoslavia at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1983 (the year Daniel Kajmakoski was born) and finished fourth in the final with the huge hit Julie.
Daniel’s mother wanted her son to become a singer one day so that he could stand on the Eurovision stage for his country. Thirty years later, her dream has come true and in order to express gratitude for the great support that she has given to her son in building a musical career and in honor of the 60th anniversary of the Eurovision Song Contest, Daniel and his team have come up with a unique way to say Thank you for everything!
As a surprise for all Eurovision fans and the biggest fan of Daniel, his mother, Daniel Kajmakoski brings you cover version of Julie.
The video was recorded with the support of MRT and production Storyteller.
Daniel won the 2015 FYROM Eurovision national final- Skopje Fest 2014 last year and was awarded the golden ticket to Vienna. He will defend FYR Macedonia at the 2015 ESC with his song Autumn leaves.
FYR Macedonia debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1998 with Vlad Janevski and is yet to win the event. The country achieved its highest placing in the contest in 2006, achieving a 12th place in Athens with Elena Risteka.
The 2015 Eurovision Song Contest is scheduled to he held on 19, 21 and 23 May at the Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna!