SOFIA, BULGARIA – We have another come back in the Eurovision 2016 edition. The 2011 Bulgarian representative and 2015 Junior Eurovision hostess Poli Genova will represent Bulgaria in Stockholm. Poli won the oikotimes.com Eurostar Award 2015 last December.
Poli graduated from The National Music School “Ljubomir Pipkov”, focusing on clarinet. Now she is in her third year of study to become a film director. Even so, she continues her singing career and is involved in several projects. Genova is part of the UNICEF Charity Project “The Magnificent Six”, stands as a vocalist for “Azis’ Show” and “Dani Milev Band” in the first edition of the reality show “Dancing with the Stars: Bulgaria”.
In 2005 and 2006 she took part in the National Selection of Eurovision Song Contest as a member of the trio “Melody”. In 2011 she represented Bulgaria in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011, with her song “Na inat”, but didn’t qualify to the finals. Her debut album was released in the same year. She was a judge on the first series of the Bulgarian version of The X Factor. On 21 October 2015, it was announced that Poli would host the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2015. (source: wikipedia.org)