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Bulgarian finalists for Junior Eurovision 2016 decided

The second semi-final of the Bulgarian national selection for Junior Eurovision 2016 has just come to an end revealing us the 5 candidates that will try to represent the last year’s host in Malta.

These are the acts have made it through the second semi-final in the order they qualified:

  1. Lidiya Ganeva – “Who’s Loving You” (Michael Jackson)
  2. Dimitrina Germanova – “Memory” (From “Cats”)
  3. Simona Krasteva – “Listen” (Beyoncé)
  4. Group Bon-Bon – “If Love Was a Crime” (Poli Genova)
  5. Preslava Petrova – “I Have Nothing” (Whitney Houston)

The non-qualifiers were:

  • Gergana Todorova – “Fighter” (Cristina Aguilera)
  • Eleonora Dimitrova – “I Will Always Love You” (Whitney Houston)
  • Valentina Kuncheva – “Stone Gold” (Demi Lobato)
  • Nia Krusheva – “Hallelujah” (Alexandra Burke)
  • Valentina Nikova – “Little Secret” (Nikki Janovsky)
  • Eleonora Ivanova – “I’d Rather Go Blind” (Beyoncé)

This time, the participants performed songs in free-choice language with a professional jury panel fully deciding the 5 candidates that will compete at the Bulgarian final. Interesting to note that both semi-finals have been won by Lidiya Ganeva.

You can re-watch the show below:

The final show will be held on Saturday, 11th of June, live from Sofia where the winner and Bulgarian representative for Junior Eurovision 2016 will be decided by a 50-50 mix of professional jury and televoting.

Keep in mind that the show will only reveal the Bulgarian representative as the song will be composed by the winner alongside professional composers selected by BNT. The song presentation will take place on a TV show by the end of September.

About Belén García (Spain)

Belén García (Spain)
My name is Belén, I am a 25 year-old musician girl from Spain. I have been following Eurovision since I was only 11 and the Junior version since the beginning (expert of this contest).Before ESC+Plus, I have been part of very well-known websites about Eurovision. Apart from writing, I love taking professional photos!I have already travelled to Eurovision three times (Malmö 2013, Copenhagen 2014 and Vienna 2015) and to Junior Eurovision twice (Malta 2014 & Bulgaria 2015). Next stop -> Stockholm 2016
  • MarioVision

    I liked the cover songs of Dimitrina [”Memory” from the musical CATS <3]
    & Preslava (''I have Nothing'' Whitney Houston <3 )
    Pity that Gerkana was eliminated.
    Her cover song was also pretty cool (''Fighter'' by Christina Aguilera <3)

  • MarioVision

    In 2 days BULGARIA will have its NF
    to select their jesc entry & act for Malta’s Junior EuroVision.

    • Claus Michael Fasting

      It was just the singer. not the song