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Maya Sar to represent Bosnia & Herzegovina in Baku

15 December 2011 at 18:18 CET

Broadcaster, BHRT has just announced Maya Sar, a young and talented singer and songwriter will participate at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest, representing Bosnia & Herzegovina.

BHRT made the following announcement about Maya:

"The Public Broadcaster of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BHRT,) an active member of the EBU decided, based on the Rules of the Eurovision Song Contest 2012, to hire an artist that achieved significant results and success with its songwirter skills, wonderful voice and distinctive musical style, in Bosnia and Herzegovina as well in the regional music scene".

Maya will sing her own song in the competition, which will be aired in the beginning of 2012 on BHT 1 and BH Radio 1.

Maya Sar's biography

Maya Sar is a songwriter, composer and singer which works with the biggest names from the Balkan region. For many years she has been a band member for Dino Merlin with whom she performed at the 56th Eurovision Song Contest in Germany.

She is the founder of the ragional humanitarian project in the fight against cervical cancer Moj je život moja pjesma (My Life Is My Song) and the composer and songwriter of the eponymous song. For this, she received the Gold plaque of the great human heart by the International League of Humanists (Dr. Elisabeth Rehn)

With the first self-composed single Nespretno (Awkwardly) Maya Sar achieved remarkable success. She composes for other artists in the family studio Long Play with her husband and producer Mahir Sarihodžić  and she is also finishing her first solo album.

In Düsseldorf earlier this year, Bosnia & Herzegovina finished 6th with 125 points with Dino Merlin and his song Love in Rewind.