Tonight, the musical show kicks off in the studio of MKRTV where Esma & Lozano will introduce their entry for Malmö. What do we expect from the very experienced and famous throughout Balkan Esma Redžepova who is also known as the Queen of Gypsy music and the young and talented pop singer Vlatko Lozanoski?
Music is the only true empire in this world. The only one that erases borders between countries and people
With their entry Imperija, the duo wants to find the way to the hearts of their fans and conquer their sympathy.
During the show, Esma and Lozano will perform entries from their repertoires. Esma will sing one of her most popular songs Chayorie Shukarie with the Big Band. Lozano will perform Johnny Logan’s winning entry Hold Me Now in the 1987 Eurovision Song Contest. Moreover, the duo will perform together a Macedonian traditional composition called Blaguno Deyche. The special guest of the show will be Kaliopi, the Macedonian representative in the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest.
Composers of Imperija are Simeon Atanasov and Dejan Momiroski. Lyrics has been written by Borche Nechovski. The music video that has been produced by "Exit Production" and will be available in the forthcoming weeks shows the sceneries of the city of Skopje.
You can get to know more about Esma and Lozano in our special feature we released before:
FYR Macedonia will participate in the first half of the Second Semi-Final of the Eurovision Song Contest on Thursday May 16th.