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:
- Mata Hari (uptempo)
- Ratata (uptempo)
- When I’m gone (ballad)
- Manifesto (uptempo)
- Breathing You (ballad)
- Owe You Pretty (uptempo)
Eurovision 2021 playlist is available on different digital platforms:
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: