FYR. Macedonia have internally selected their artist for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.
Jana Burčeska, a 23-year-old artist, is no stranger to television and stage work. Indeed, at just 16 she entered and came 5th in FYR Macedonia’s first and only season of Macedonian Idol. Following this, Jana has entered Skopje Fest three times, the previous method of determining the small country’s Eurovision artist. The powers that be in Macedonia have stated the song will be fresh and current, and have even put out the call to international songwriters to send them some potential material. Jana has stated that her musical influences are Beyoncé, Ella Fitzgerald and Aretha Franklin.
Will FYR Macedonia be supplying us with this year’s big soul/R&B entry? We await with much anticipation!