Bulgaria’s Elitsa and Stundji are competing with the country’s entry in the 2013 Eurovision song contest, Samo Shampioni, on May 16 in Malmö, Sweden.
The performing duo, who turned in Bulgaria’s best performance in its Eurovision career with the song Voda, placing fifth in the 2007 Eurovision song contest in Helsinki, Finland, will be seeking a place in the finals in the Swedish host city of this year’s contest on May 18.
After the first semi-final in Eurovision 2013, on May 14, the countries that will go through to the finals in Malmö, Sweden, are Moldova, Lithuania, Ireland, Estonia, Belarus, Denmark, Russia, Belgium, Ukraine and the Netherlands.
Along with Bulgaria, the countries in the second semi-final on May 16 are Armenia, Azerbaijan, Macedonia, Finland, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Latvia, Malta, Norway, Romania, San Marino and Switzerland.
The final of Eurovision 2013 will be on May 18. In Bulgaria, viewers can watch the show on public broadcaster Bulgarian National Television, from 10pm to 1.30am Sofia time. Ahead of the two semi-finals, six countries are guaranteed a place in the final: France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
Bulgaria’s Eurovision website can be found here.