Eurovision 2020: Samira Efendi Will Perform “Cleopatra” For Azerbaijan

Earlier today, Azerbaijan revealed its song for Eurovision 2020.
As we have reported before, The singer Samira Efendi submitted several songs for Eurovision 2020. Two of them are: “Cleopatra” and “Scars in Stars”

Samira Efendi 2 songs Eurovision 2020 Scars in Stars and Cleopatra
The singer was chosen internally. Finally, the chosen song was “Cleopatra“.

You can watch the official video clip right here:

The singer will perform under the stage name “Efendi

Who is Samira Efendi?

Samira Efendiyeva Azerbaijan 2020

Samira is a 28 yeard old singer. She competed in several music competitions in Azerbaijan and outside the country. She competed in “Yeni ulduz”, (The New Star),  “Böyük Səhnə” (Big Stage), “Silk Way Star” and “The Voice of Azerbaijan”. In the three latter, she finished in 3rd place.
In 2019, she successfully represented Azerbaijan at the Voice of Nur-Sultan, in Kazakhstan.

Samira Efendi Azerbaijan 2020

It was the 5th attempt of Samira to be selected as Azerbaijan representative in Eurovision. However, it’s off course the first time she was selected.
Samira was rumored to submit three different songs this year.


The Selection Process

Like in last years, Azerbaijan selected its artist and song internally.
An international group of music experts, music producers, lyricists, composers, Rv industry representatives, and journalists voted and selected the act for Eurovision 2020.
5 singers were shortlisted for Azerbaijan in Eurovision 2020:
Samira Efendi, Riad Abdulov, Elvin Novruzov, Laman Dadasheva, and Jabrail Rasulo


Azerbaijan will participate in the first semi-final of Eurovision 2020.
The country was allocated to perform in the second half of the show.

Doron Lahav is 30-year-old, who lives in Israel. Doron has been watching the Eurovision Song Contest since early 2000s. Doron works as a Data Scientist and shows interest in singing and writing.

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