Esma Redzepova and Vlatko Lozanoski to represent FYR Macedonia

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 4,209 views

MKRTV, the national broadcaster of FYR Macedonia has announced the names of the artists who will have the honour of representing FYR Macedonia at the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Sweden.

Esma Redzepova and Vlatko Lozanoski have been selected via an internal selection by MKRTV in order to represent FYR Macedonia at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö next May. Both artists are well known acts in their home country.


Esma Redzepova  enjoys fame and name in many countries, specially throughout the Balkan region. She is well recognised for her humanitarian cause and has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Esma is a multi talented artist who has showcased her skills both as singer and actress throughout her long career, having released a great number of albums and singles. She started her musical career at a tender young age.

Vlatko Lozanoski is a young singer who has slowly but steadily made a name for himself in FYR Macedonia and neighbouring Balkan countries. MKRTV this time has opted for a fresh new approach with a new formula, the combination of a young dynamic singer with an established well known and recognized senior artist. The broadcaster believes that their 2013 Eurovision representatives have a great potential. The official presentation of the 2013 FYR  Macedonian  entry is scheduled to be held at the end of February in a special televised show aired on MKRTV. The special presentation show will be held at the MKRTV Television Studio 3 at the MKRTV headquarters in Scopje.

FYR Macedonia debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1998 with Vlado Janevski is yet to win the event. The country’s best result at the Eurovision Song Contest has been a 12th placing in 2006.

Stay tuned to for more news on FYR Macedonia and the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest.

Cover Photograph:

Esma Redzepova


Vlatkno Lozsoski Lozano