Pakistani superstar bids to represent Bulgaria!

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 240 views

Pakistani superstar Najam Sheraz and Erilien will be competing at the 2009 Bulgarian semifinal with a song in Punjabi and English, Don't Break My Heart. If the song gets to represent Bulgaria in Moscow at the Eurovision Song Contest it will be first time ever a Punjabi song is performed on the Eurovision stage. Sheraz is one of Pakistan's most recognized and acclaimed singers enjoying massive success in the Middle East, India, UK, USA and in the Indian subcontinent. He enjoys name, fame and success among the Asian communities worldwide.

The multi talented Pakistani artist was born in Multan, Pakistan and is an excelling singer and composer who has travelled around the globe. His powerful compositions depict a fusion of various genres: from Eastern to Folk, from Blues to Jazz, and from Classical to Rock or Spiritual. He will compete in the Bulgarian semi final together with popular Bulgarian singer Erilien.

The duo will replace Vessela Boneva, also known as Vessy, in the semi final of Blgarska Pesen Na Evrovizija (Bulgarian Song in Eurovision). Vessy was disqualified earlier this month.

You can listen to Don't break my heart here .

This is the way the Bulgarian semi final lineup looks like now:

Moto – Razstonija
Ivelina – Ready for love
Krasimir Avramov – Illusion
Nora – It's not right
Sahara – Don't kiss for money
Dani Milev – Njma vreme
Jury Tone feat. Lady B – Chance to love you
Stefan Dobrev – Everlasting
Dejan Dzhenkov – Imam tvoeto ime
Prima Vista – Let's spread love
Iskra & Misha Iliev – Dokosni me
Gergana Dimova – Yasno slantse
Plamen Penev – Dalechen svyat
Emilia Valenti – S teb
Zona – Senki
Tedi Slavcheva feat. Teni & Iva – Don't look for me
Stefan Ilchev – Get up
Erilien and Najam Sheraz- Don't break my heart

Very special thanks to Denis Halidov for his contribution to the article.

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Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani

Head of International Relations & Communications

Sanjay (Sergio) joined in December 2006 as an editor. He was appointed as the Head of Press of in 2011. Hereafter in 2016 he was promoted as the Head of International Relations & Communications at ESCToday. Sergio has covered the Eurovision Song Contest live 19 times since 2000, having worked for several international magazines and media outlets.