Last Saturday, Dilara Kazimova, the Azerbaijani participant in the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest started her European promotional tour in Amsterdam where the singer performed her entry Start A Fire at the Eurovision in Concert. It was a great possibility to make friends with representatives from 25 countries who took the stage to entertain a full house in Amsterdam. You can have a look at some photos on Dilara's fan facebook profile.
"The event couldn’t be more fun! It was my pleasure to meet so many great people and fellow contestants. Not to mention beautiful Amsterdam. The best possible start for my Start A Fire promotional tour", Dilara said.
Lithuania is Dilara’s next stop, followed by Hungary, Russia, Georgia and Malta. The tour includes stops in five countries over just ten days. During the promotional tour, Dilara is set to perform on local TV and radio, meet with press for interviews, and to spend some time with fans.
Along the way, she’ll meet up with fellow contestants and rock the stage with popular local musicians. In Lithuania, Dilara will even perform a duet with this year’s Lithuanian entrant, Vilija Matačiūnaitė, on the hit TV show Two Stars.
Before her tour through Europe, Dilara recorded her live version of Start A Fire and answered some questions for eurovision.tv: