Update / FYR Macedonia 2016: Skopje Fest date announced but not for Eurovision?
Vasil Dimitrov (Bulgaria)
SKOPJE, FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA – MRT announced today that Skopje Fest 2015 will take place on November 12th. It is not expected anymore the winner to represent the country in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest, as local media now update.
MRT opened submissions which are due on September 15th. The Skopje Fest winner will receive also a prize of 10,000 Euros. All entries for the festival should be in the native language.
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Last year Daniel Kajmakoski won the final of Skopje Fest with the song “Autumn Leaves” but he finished second to last in the first semifinal of the Eurovision Song Contest 2015. It is also remained to see what will happened with the final participation confirmation after the protest of the national broadcaster to the EBU over the scandal with the jury results.