SKOPJE, FYR MACEDONIA – Tonight the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia announced Kaliopi as their 2016 Eurovision Song Contest participant. Kaliopi represented her country in 2012 when she qualified to the final and she is already a big star in the Balkans, counting 30 years in the music industry.
Her 2012 entry was quite successful as it reached the final where she ranked 13th with 71 points. But she was also the first ever participant of FYR Macedonia in 1996 preliminary Eurovision Song Contest where he country didn’t make it to Oslo.
Her 2016 entry will be presented by MRT in February. The Eurovision song will be penned by writer and producer Romeo Grill, known from previous collaborations in Eurovision entries.