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Efendi’s Cleopatra, for Azerbaijan 🇦🇿

Two days ago, Efendi’s song ‘Cleopatra’, the Azerbaijani song for Eurovision 2020, was released. And in just these two days, it has gathered more than half a million views on YouTube! Similar to last year, with the inclusion of mugham in Chingiz’ song, Cleopatra also includes sounds with close cultural ties to Azerbaijan. Three classic …

It is official: Samira Efendi for Azerbaijan!

Samira Efendi has been selected to represent Azerbaijan in Rotterdam! Samira is an Azerbaijan pop musician who studied music at the Asaf Zeynally Music College (the Azerbaijani National Conservatory) in Baku. She has previously been in the running for representing Azerbaijan, as she participated in 2014 in Böyük Səhnə (The Big Stage), where she ended …

Semi-Final 2 poll

After an exciting Semi-Final 1 on Tuesday, where we saw 10 acts move on to the Grand Final, tonight is the live recording and broadcast of Semi-Final 2, where the remaining 18 acts will perform for your votes, and we’ll get to see part of the acts from Germany, Italy and United Kingdom as well. …

Semi-Final 2 rehearsals

The first round of rehearsals on the Eurovision stage for Semi-Final 2 are now over, with all 18 acts having had their 30 minutes to run through their performances to see if vocals, dancing, special effect, camera blocking etc were all working as they should, and the results for the viewers watching were as envisioned. …

What is on the Caucasus menu… A quick review!

It is another great year where fans from all over the world discuss who will be the winner of Eurovision. Yesterday the last three songs for this year’s Eurovision, the songs from Israel, Malta and Armenia, were released, so we finally have a full lineup. The political drama of Eurovision has also already started, with …

Azerbaijan released teaser

Early February, the Head of Delegation of Azerbaijan, Husniye Maharramova told us that they had narrowed it down to four artists, and one of the four candidates would represent the country in the grandiose show. The four artists selected were Chingiz Mustafayev, Samira Efendi, Tofig Hajiyev and Laman Dadashova. In particular two of those artists …

Interview with Head of Delegation of Azerbaijan

We talked with the head of the Azerbaijani delegation at Eurovision Song Contest 2019, Husniye Maharramova, to find out details on the national selection of the participant. Who will represent our country in Tel Aviv and when the artist’s name and the entry song will be announced? All the details in our interview. – Can …