UPDATE by Stefan Resimic
It was just announced that Esma’s and Vlatko’s song will be present in special show on Wednesday, the 27th of February. The song is called “Imperija” and is composed by Simeon Atanasov, Dejan Momirovski and Borče Nečovski. The presentation show will be aired in the newly opened MRT’s studio. As a guest, Big Band and the orchestra of Macedonian national boardcaster will perform. FYR Macedonia will be the onlyest ex-Yugoslav country that will perform in second semifinal.
THE STORY ON FEBRUARY 7 by Luka Popovic
Simeon Atanasov has been revealed as the composer of this year’s FYR Macedonian entry for the Eurovision Song Contest. Atanasov is one of Esna Redžepova’s children. Esma will perform together with Vlatko Lozanoski in Malmo. The working title for the song is “Opsesija” (Obsession), however, the title could change by the time the entry is finalised. The song will be premier on February 27th during a special show on MKRTV1, MKRTV Sat (no time announced yet). FYR Macedonia will perform in the first half of the second semi final in Malmo on May 16.