FYR Macedonia 2016: Kaliopi

FYR Macedonia: Kaliopi releases her ESC song "Dona"

Listen to the Macedonian song for Eurovision Song Contest 2016, "Dona" by Eurovision veteran Kaliopi

It's almost 4 months since it was announced that Kaliopi will represent FYR Macedonia at Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in Stockholm, and now her song has been revealed: "Dona". The song was presented this evening on Macedonian TV:

The song "Dona" (Дона) is in Macedonian language, and is composed by Romeo Grill with lyrics by Kaliopi.

Kaliopi is one of the biggest pop stars in FYR Macedonia. She has been chosen to represent FYR Macedonia in both 1996 and 2012. In 1996 she failed to qualify from the pre-selection round, and in 2012 she finished 13th in the Final.

Her song will be revealed in February 2016 during a TV show on MRT.

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FYR Macedonia first appeared in Eurovision Song Contest 1998, and has been participating 14 times. Macedonia hasn't had the greatest results in Eurovision. The best result was in 2006, where Elena Risteska finished 12th with the song "Ninanajna". They never came last, but only managed to qualify for the Grand Final 5 times out of 12 since the introductions of semi-finals in 2004. The last eight years they have only qualified for the Grand Final one time: In 2012 (Kaliopi - "Crno I Belo").

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