Azerbaijan: Efendi will sing “Mata Hari” at Eurovision 2021

Efendi (real name: Samira Efendiyeva) was internally selected to represent Azerbijan at Eurovisino 2021. Before that, the singer had been internally selected for Eurovision 2020 which was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic

According to Infe Azerbaijan, Efendi will perform the song “Mata Hari” at Eurovision 2021:

The song will be released on Monday, the 15th of March 2021.
At the moment, we know that the song is upbeat.
Here is a short snippet from the song:

About the Selection Process

Azerbaijan has recieced has received a total amount of 229 songs. Some of them have been written by international writers.

The national broadcaster has narrowed the list of songs to only 6 songs:

  1. Mata Hari (uptempo)
  2. Ratata (uptempo)
  3. When I’m gone (ballad)
  4. Manifesto (uptempo)
  5. Breathing You (ballad)
  6. Owe You Pretty (uptempo)

Eurovision 2021 playlist is available on different digital platforms:


Apple Music


Azerbaijan will participate in the 2nd half of semi-final 1 at Eurovision 2021.

You can find all the relevant information on our Eurovision 2021 homepage:

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Doron Lahav is 28 years old guy who lives in Israel. Doron watches Eurovision Song Contest since early 2000s. Doron works as a Data Scientist and also shows interest in singing and writing.

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