Over 200 candidates have participated in the auditions to join Miro in both the Bulgarian national final and the Eurovision Song Contest, either as backing vocalists or dancers. According to the country's broadcaster BNT, Miro is “truly happy” with the talented applicants.
Auditions took place on February 16th and 17th. Singing bidders were asked to perform two songs each – one in English and one in Bulgarian – one a capella and one with a backing track. Miro was "truly happy" with the audition and in the end he said that 90% of the competitors were really good.
Regarding dancing auditionees, they had to improvise a dancing routine for the five Eurovision songs produced by BNT, as well as display the best of their dancing skills in various styles.
February 28th is the date when Bulgarians will choose their Eurovision Song Contest entry. Bulgaria will compete at the second semifinal of the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest, to be held on May 27th.