FYR Macedonia: Skopje Festival host, jury, stage, interval act etc revealed

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 87 views

MRT,the FYR Macedonian national broadcaster has revealed to ESCToday more details and information  on the forthcoming  2015 Macedonian Eurovision national final- Skopje Festival 2015.

A total of 20 acts will battle for the golden ticket to Vienna on 12 November at the Metropol Arena in Skopje. All the songs will be performed with MRT’s live orchestra. The 2015 FYR Macedonan Eurovision national final will be hosted by none other the famous FYR Macedonian actor Vasil Zafircev, he hosted the 2013 Skopje Festival last year too. The show will be aired live at 20:15 CET on MRT 1 and MRT Sat and via the official MRT website.

MRT has also confirmed to ESCToday that former FYR Macedonian Eurovision representatives Kaliopi (FYR Macedonia 2012) and Karolina Goceva(FYR Macedonia 2002,2006) will be the interval acts during the televoting. The 2015 Macedonian Eurovision entry will be selected via a 50/50international jury- televoting deliberation.

The FYR Macedonian broadcaster has revealed to ESCToday that it has invited 7 countries to be part of the jury, ie: each international jury will consist of 5 music professionals. Therefore the international jury will represent 7 countries and will consist of 35 people. The international jury will cast their votes on 11 November after viewing the general dress rehearsal the day before the national final.

The 20 acts

  1. Lena Zatkoska – Alo
  2. Tanja Carovska – Ako mi se vratis
  3. Danijel Kajmakovski – Esenski lisja
  4. Vera Jankovik – Se plasham
  5. Risto Samardziev & Vlatko Ilievski – Sever-jug
  6. Evgenija Cancalova – Da ne te  sakam
  7. Aleksandra Mihova – Srce cuva spomeni
  8. Lidija Kocovska & Marjan Stojanovski – Sonce niz oblaci
  9. Joce Panov – Ni lj od ljubovta
  10. Goran Naumovski & Sanja Kerkez – Mig bez tebe
  11. Aleksandar Tarabunov & Toni Mihajlovski – Marija
  12. Aleksandra Janeva – Vo tvojot svet
  13. Miyatta – Zaljuben
  14. Tamara Todevska – Brod sto tone
  15. Sanja Gjosevska – Sakam da letam
  16. Nade Talevska – Znam
  17. Viktorija Loba – Edna edinstvena
  18. Verica Pandilovska – Samo za tebe
  19. Nina Janeva – Bluz za…
  20. Dimitar  Andonovski – Se shto ti vetiv

MRT is working very hard in order to bring about a glamorous and extraordinary show, thus marking and celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Eurovision Song Contest and the 50th anniversary of the Macedonian broadcaster. A special 20 meter stage will be specially erected for the occasion.

The 2015 Skopje Festival stage

In 2014 MRT selected Tijana Dapcevic via an internal selection with her entry To the Sky to represent FYR Macedonia at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen. Despite an energetic performance Tijana failed to qualify to the grand final.

FYR Macedonia debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1998 and is yet to win the event. The country achieved its best placing in the contest in 2006 when Elena Risteka placed 12th with Ninanajna.

Stay tuned to ESCToday.com for the latest news on Skopje Festival 2015, FYR Macedonia the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest.

 

 

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