Bulgaria's Magical Day

Bulgaria's Magical Day
Photogragh: Anna Velikova
Sofia, Bulgaria -

Ten year old Lidia Ganeva will represent Bulgaria in the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with the song Magical Day (Вълшебен ден).

Lidia was born in Plodiv, the second-largest city in Bulgaria and participated in her first musical competition when she was just four years old. Lidia is a fan of both Junior Eurovision and the Eurovision Song Contest. She says that representing Bulgaria is a dream come true. Her favourite artists include Adele, Ariana Grande, Beyoncé and Christina Aguilera. She lists Bulgarian artists Lili Ivanova, Pasha Hristova and Margarita Hranova as having the greatest artistic influence on her. Lidia has a pet rabbit called, Zai Zai, who is also her mascot. Her favourite subjects at school are literature, English and of course, music!

In June Lidia won Bulgaria’s national selection for Junior Eurovision 2016 in Malta, receiving the highest score in the competition from viewers and the jury. Magical Day" (Вълшебен ден) was written by Vladimir "Grafa" Ampov, one of the most popular Bulgarian pop singers. The song is about the power of childhood dreams that can make the world a better and brighter place to live.


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