Bulgaria: Black Sea Eurovision Songwriting Camp kicks off

Bulgaria: Black Sea Eurovision Songwriting Camp kicks off
Sunday, 16 August 2020

  • The Black Sea Eurovision Song Writing Camp opens its gates today in Bulgaria and will be welcoming artists, composers and songwriters accross Europe for the next ten day. 

    The Black Sea Writing Camp takes places over ten days and aims to gather a significant number of songs that could stand as potential Eurovision 2021 entries. The Bulgarian Eurovision 2021 representative, Victoria, will be hosting the event and working together with the composers and songwriters on potential Eurovision 2021 songs. 

    The event will unfold over ten days at the Sea Casino, Radio Burgas and Forest Beach in Primorsko and will see several Eurovision acts attending the event while two concerts will take place within the framework of the event featuring the Bulgarian representative and the other ESC artists. 

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    Bulgaria in Eurovision 

    Bulgaria debuted in ESC in 2005 in Kiev. The Balkan country has already 12 participations in the contest and has made it to the Grand Final show only 3 times. in 2007 represented by Elitsa and Stoyan (5th place), in 2016 it was Poli Genova (4th place) and in 2017 Kristian Kostov was the runner up.

    Bulgaria’s last participation, after 2019 withdrawal, was in 2018 with Equinox and their entry “Boneswhich finished 14th in the Grand final.

    This year Victoria Georgieva was selected by BNT to represent the country at Eurovision 2020 with her song “Tears Getting Sober”. Although Victoria’s Eurovision 2020 journey was interrupted by the cancellation due to the covid-19 outbreak, the female act will have a second chance to represent the country next year as BNT confirmed that it will stick with its ESC 2020 hopeful.