Minsk 2018

FYR Macedonia’s Marija Spasovska premieres her song “Doma”!

Can "Doma" give Macedonia a top 10 finish?

The Macedonian broadcaster, MRT has today revealed their song that will go to Minsk, Belarus. The song is called “Doma” and was written by Darko Dimitrov and Elena Risteska.

Lyrics and Video.

Watch and listen to the Macedonian song below. We will replace this video with the official upload as soon as it becomes available!

Keep scrolling down to access the video!

The lyrics for the song are here below. They describe Marija wanting her fellow children around the world to feel the same way she does about enjoying nice snowy days and also having the warm feeling of having a home. It’s a sweet yet sad song as she describes that she wants all the children to be enveloped in love and hope and have a place to call their home. A message that will resonate, as that there are children in Europe that don’t have a warm place to call their home.

Lets bring you up to speed!

We previously reported that for a fourth consecutive year, Macedonia opted for an internal selection. to find their singer. After a process of elimination Marija was chosen to represent Macedonia and will travel to Minsk, Belarus. In fact after she was selected Marija spoke to us about going to Junior Eurovision. She said the following.

I am very excited about JESC and I hope that I will represent my country Macedonia the best I can

Marija Spasovska speaking to escxtra.

We also reported that MRT ran a separate process to select the song that will represent Macedonia. The deadline for this process was the 16th August. So after this process the song “Doma” was chosen. The song is written by prolific Macedonian songwriter Darko Dimitrov and Elena Risteska. Elena represented Macedonia in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2006 with the song “Ninanajna” that finished in Twelfth-Place. 

Macedonia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.

Macedonia has taken part in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest since it began in 2003, only missing out on the contest in 2012 and 2014.

Their debut entry, “Ti ne me poznavaš”, which was performed by Marija and Viktorija, finished in Twelfth-Place, with 19 points. Their best results came in 2007 and 2008, when they finished Fifth-Place with Rosica Kulakova and Dimitar Stojmenovski and with Australian-Macedonian Bobi Andonov’s songs “Ding Ding Dong” and “Prati mi SMS” respectively. 

In 2017, FYR Macedonia were represented by Mina Blažev and the song, “Dancing Through Life”. Subsequently, the song finished in Twelfth-Place, scoring 69 points.

What do you think of “Doma” how well do you think it will do? Comment below or get in touch with us on @escxtra on all platforms.

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