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Efendi will sing ‘Mata Hari’ for Azerbaijan ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ

Azerbaijani Public Television and Radio Company (Ictimai TV) has released the music and video for Efendi, who represents Azerbaijan in Eurovision Song Contest. The singer will perform the entry called ‘Mata Hari’ in Rotterdam. The team behind of the music for Efendi consists of Amy van der Wel, Josh Earl, Luuk van Beers (he was …

Teaser for Efendi is on the way ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ

While most countries already have already published their songs, the Azerbaijani broadcaster still have fans waiting in excitement for what Efendi will bring, especially after last year’s Cleopatra. With only a couple of days left until the deadline for submitting songs to Eurovision, today we got information from the Eurovision Team of Azerbaijan that a …

6 songs for Efendi chosen ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ

According to a press release by Azerbaijani public broadcaster ITV, they have finished accepting songs for Eurovision 2021. According to Isa Melikov, the Head of Delegation for Azerbaijan, 229 songs locally and internationally were submitted. He mentioned: Our team listened to each of them several times to acknowledge each song. There were really beautiful compositions …

The deadline for the song submission for Efendi has passed ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ

Early January, Azerbaijani public broadcaster ITV announced that the search for the song for Efendi was open for submissions until January 19. Though shortly after the original deadline, the broadcaster announced that the song submission deadline was extended until February 1, which has now passed! Efendi was internally selected to represent Azerbaijan in 2020, but …

Eldar presents “Until the End”

Eldar Gasimov, one half of the Azerbaijani winning duo from Eurovision 2011, recently released a new single in collaboration with VoColor. The name of the song is “Until the End”.

Eurovision 2020 artists singing covers

You have heard all of these songs before in Eurovision, but now some of the artists from Eurovision 2020 show of their capabilities by performing covers of past Eurovision numbers. Over the past several weeks of quarantine regime across most of Europe. the artists, besides staying at home, also continue to develop and show of …

Efendi’s Cleopatra, for Azerbaijan ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ

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 Bรถyรผk Sษ™hnษ™ (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 weโ€™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. …