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Bojana (Serbia): I’m different and it’s okay!


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Jakov I. Leon
Posted 15 May, 2015, 14:42

It seems like every second is wisely planned for Bojana Stamenov, she hardly has time for anything else outside of the World of Eurovision. »It looks like everyone has fun except me«, Bojana said while signing autographs in her dressing room. »No, just kidding. I enjoy every single moment and I'm already freaking out, what will I do when all of this ends«, she told Eurovision.tv waiting for her second rehearsal to begin. 

»I'm more than satisfied. Of crouse, we are going to change some tiny details, but that's all«, Bojana from Serbia continued. »I don't think much about the pressure and I'm not really nervous. However, I do wonder how it will all sound when this arena gets full,« she added.
»People often ask me what do I think about when I'm on stage. As soon as I get there and the song starts, I feel free, I don't think, I just enjoy performing«, a 29-year-old soul diva explained. »At the moment I'm trying to save myself, my voice and energy for the performance. Still, I do attend all Eurovision events here in Vienna and I really enjoy my time here.«

Whatever happens on the 19th of May and maybe in the Final of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, we were curious about Bojana's plans and upcoming projects. »I'm planning to record more songs and I've already talked with Vladimir Graić about some ideas. If that happens and my first album comes out it will be in Serbian, but yes I’m also thinking about some songs for the international market“, Bojana replied.

Bojana: My song is not for gay people only

»We are satisfied with the second rehearsal. As you probably noticed we didn't change much, but we did change my hair. Now it's up and I feel more comfortable«, Bojana said during her Press conference at the Wiender Stadthalle.
Instead of singing this year's Eurovision entry from Serbia, Bojana Stamenov decided to pay tribute to the US blues legend B.B. King, who passed away on Thursday, and then continued to answer the questions coming from journalists and fans.
»When we were kids, we used to watch the movie Wizard of Oz and to sing Somewhere Over The Rainbow quite often. Rainbow had a different meaning back then, but that doesn't change anything. My song refers not to LGBT community only, but to all people who feel and want to be different. To them I say raise your flag«, a Eurovision contestant from Serbia explained.
Among all the questions, one was related to Bojana's colorful clothes she often wears. »There are a lot of reasons, why I prefer wearing colorful outfits. I can think of many to be honest. But let's see. First, if you eat a hamburger and it gets messy, food stains won't be noticed. In my case, it's more about being rebellious, as I didn't want to wear black clothes when I was younger. I always preferred colors any my crazy ponchos,« Bojana said.

During Bojana's performance, TV viewers will notice a lot of white elements and lights. However, just in the first part of a song. In the second part, the Eurovision stage turns into a more colourful surrounding: blue and pink lights matching the colours of the costumes. The stage performance is traditionally directed by Gorčin Stojanović.
This year’s Eurovision representative of Serbia is followed by four backing vocalists on the stage – two male and two female singers. Still, it seems like they are not only going to sing.he backing vocalists are wearing long white coats, standing in the background or walking around the lead singer, holding and once in a while waving flags. At the moment, those flags are white, but that's not going to be the case on 19th of May.
The backing vocalists are wearing long white coats, standing in the background or walking around the lead singer, holding and once in a while waving flags. At the moment, those flags are white, but that's not going to be the case on 19th of May.Furthermore, as soon as the chorus starts, they are taking their coats and masks off and start dancing until the end of a song.
Furthermore, as soon as the chorus starts, they are taking their coats and masks off and start dancing until the end of a song Beauty Never Lies.
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Jakov I. Leon
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