FYR Macedonia: Karolina Gočeva releases her latest single Zvona

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Two-time Eurovision representative of FYR Macedonia, Karolina Gočeva recently released her latest single. Zvona already enchanted us. But wait, there is also a music video!

Karolina Gočeva is back. The 37-year old from Bitola is still active in the music industry.

She recently published her latest single, ready for the holiday season. Zvona (bells) is the title of her newest pearl. Needless to say, we are eager to hear more from her in the future.

Zvona is the first single of an upcoming album that is supposed to be published at the beginning of 2018.

Twice at Eurovision

Karolina represented her home country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2002 in Tallinn, Estonia. She ranked 19th with the song Od nas zavisi.

She entered the contest again in 2007 in Helsinki, Finland, with the song Mojot svet. Ninth of the semi-final, she arrived at the 14th place in the Grand Final with a total of 73 points.

She became the first female Macedonian singer to represent the FYR Macedonia twice at Eurovision.

Watch the music video of Zvona here:

FYR Macedonia in Eurovision

FYR Macedonia debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1998 and is yet to win the competition. The country attempted to enter the competition in 1996 with Kaliopi but didn’t qualify from the pre-audio selection round.

The Balkan nation has never made it to the Top 10 of the scoreboard. Elena Risteka retains FYR Macedonia’s best result, namely at 12th placing which she achieved at the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest in Athens.

In 2017, FYR Macedonia went internal in order to select its Eurovision act and entry for Kyiv and selected Jana Burčeska to defend the country in the contest with her dance beat Dance alone. Despite an extraordinary performance. she failed to qualify to the Grand Final in Ukraine.

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