Bulgaria: Jury members announced

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BNT has officially revealed the names of the 31 members of their jury for this year's Eurovision selection. The so-called Academy includes professionals involved in the local music industry such as Elitsa Todorova, the Bulgarian representative at the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 and also responsible for the country's best placing so far.

Stefan Dimitrev will head the panel of the so-called Academy, this year's jury for the national selection of Bulgaria. Each member of the jury will suggest three performers to the chairman who will have to determine the ten lucky artists who will qualify for the further stages of the competition.

This is how the full line-up of the Academy is looking like :

  • Stefan Dimitrov(chairman)
  • Ivan Yankov
  • Andrew Drenikov
  • Lubomir Denev
  • Sasho Mladenov
  • Boris Karadimchev
  • Magomed Aliev
  • Momchil Kolev
  • Cyril Bozhkov
  • Clear Kozev
  • Michael Belchev
  • Gergana Turiyska
  • Nadia Popova
  • Petko Bratinov
  • Balcho Balchov
  • Nicholas Petev
  • Atanas Yankulov – Stars Records
  • Cyril Velichkov – Orpheus Music
  • Boris Bonchev – Toxity Records
  • Stanislava Armutlieva – Virginia Records
  • Stanislav Zahariev – Universal Music Bulgaria
  • George Enchev – Select Music Media
  • Victor Kasamov – Ara Audio Video
  • Borislav Ivanchev – Vitality Music
  • Maria Ilieva
  • Elitsa Todorova- Eurovision Song Contest 2007 representative, 5th place.
  • Camellia Todorova
  • Irina Florin
  • Dani Milev
  • Beloslava
  • Vasil Gurov
  • Lubomir Kirov
  • Angel Angelsky
  • Prof. Mariya Ganeva
  • Milka Miteva
  • Dr. Toni Dimitrova Shekerdjiev-Novak
  • Hristo Dipchikov
  • Maria Nikolova Dukanova
  • Filcheva Tenova – Ilchevska
  • Maria Lazarova Gradeshliev
  • Anna Maria Tonkova
  • Irina Bachvarova
  • Vladimir Dainov
  • Georgi Kostov
  • Alexander Kumanov
  • Angel Popov
  • Yuri Lazarov Lazarov
  • Zdravko Petrov Petrov
  • Spas Shurulinkov
  • Nikolay Kanchev
  • Ilian Stoychev
  • Mariana Brashnarova
  • Nevena Aneva
  • Tanya Yordanova
  • Todor Kostadinov

The national final of Bulgaria will be held on February 23rd. This year, the Balkan country will compete in the second half of the semi final 2.

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