SOFIA, BULGARIA – Poli Genova (the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest participant for Bulgaria and 2015 Junior Eurovision Song Contest hostess) won the 2015 edition of oikotimes.com’s EUROSTAR AWARD voted by more than 36% of our readers. More than 67,000 unique votes cast in the poll the past three weeks. Poli Genova was nominated by oikotimes.com due to her outstanding work in ESC 2011 and JESC 2015 honouring the colours of the Bulgarian flag internationally.

THE FINAL EUROSTAR AWARD 2015 RESULTS

48.8% voted for Poli Genova (Bulgaria)
25.1% voted for Il Volo (Italy)
16.2% voted for Petra Mede & Graham Norton (Sweden / UK)
06.2% voted for Destiny Chukunyere (Malta)
01.1% voted for Måns Zelmerlöw (Sweden)
00.9% voted for Bojana Stamenov (Serbia)
00.7% voted for Guy Sebastian (Australia)
00.4% voted for Nadav Guedj (Israel)
00.3% voted for Udo Jürgens (Austria)
00.3% voted for Christer Björkman (Sweden)

ABOUT POLI GENOVA

Poli Plamenova Genova is a Bulgarian singer who represented her country in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 in Germany. Genova performed her entry “Na inat” (Out of Spite) in the second semifinal. 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)