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Road to Eurovision 2021: Victoria (Bulgaria)

It’s the end of April and we have about three weeks to go to the annual Eurovision contest. It will happen next month. Get excited! Though the contest was canceled last year and faces strict protocols due to the current pandemic, we can still enjoy this international contest from anywhere in the world.

Each day, I will feature a song from one of the countries that are in this year’s Eurovision. Like 2019, I will make my own predictions of who will make it to the finals and maybe win the competition. Good luck to those who are competing!

Victoria’s “Growing Up Is Getting Old”

Victoria‘s “Growing Up Is Getting Old” is representing Bulgaria in this year’s Eurovision competition. The song reflects on the journey of self-discovery that one makes through revisiting one’s roots and the places that made you safe and secure. Throughout the song, the main character thinks about the most important people in her life. It is a topic that any listener can relate to and even look back in their lives to revisit their roots and those memories.

Although can be perceived to be soft, Victoria’s vocals are full of color as they are soulful. I love the lightness and the higher notes that she sings in the chorus, it is quite tranquil and beautiful. Don’t forget to listen to her vocals at the 2:56 mark, quite gorgeous there!

With beautiful, soulful vocals and very precious lyrics, I think Victoria’s “Growing Up Is Getting Old” will make it to the finals.

My Eurovision 2021 Predictions

Here are my predictions for this year’s contest. These are my own opinions and I am not getting paid or endorsed for them.

Semi-Final Round 1

CountryMy Prediction
The Roop (Lithuania)Will Not Proceed
Ana Soklič (Slovania)Will Not Proceed
Manizha (Russia)Finals!
Tusse (Sweden)Finals!
Montaigne (Australia)Finals!
Vasil (North Macedonia)Finals!
Lesley Roy (Ireland)Will Not Proceed
Elena Tsagrinou (Cyprus)Will Not Proceed
Tix (Norway)Finals!
Albina (Croatia)Finals!
Hooverphonic (Belgium)Will Not Proceed
Eden Alene (Israel)Finals!
Roxen (Romania)Finals!
Efendi (Azerbaijan) Will Not Proceed
Go_A (Ukraine) Finals!
Destiny (Malta) Finals!
NOTE: Since only ten songs make it to the finals from each semi-finals round, I had to bump Lesley Roy from “Finals” to “Will Not Proceed”.

Semi Finals Round 2

Senhit (San Marino)Finals!
Uku Suviste (Estonia)Finals!
Benny Cristo (Czech Republic)Will Not Proceed
Stefania (Greece)Finals!
Vincent Buono (Austria)Will Not Proceed
RAFAL (Poland)Will Not Proceed
Natalia Gordienko (Moldova)Finals!
Daði og Gagnamagnið (Iceland)Finals!
Hurricane (Serbia)Finals!
Tornike Kipiani (Georgia)Will Not Proceed
Anxhela Peristeri (Albania)Finals!
The Black Mamba (Portugal)Will Not Proceed
Victoria (Bulgaria)Finals!

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Road to Eurovision 2021: Victoria (Bulgaria)

This Post Has 21 Comments

  1. Jasmine E

    Dope! I’ve never heard of these songs, but I’ll definitely check out “Growing Up Is Getting Old”!

  2. Renee

    What a cool musical experience! Thanks for always sharing your passion

  3. Aimee AMALA

    Sounds like a wonderful song for eurovision! I am quite excited for this years eurovision! My favorite entry is Euphoria boy Loren!

    1. blair villanueva

      This is awesome that Eurovision is back! Can’t wait to see who will dominate the competition!

  4. Knycx Journeying

    Didn’t know about this show but I do like this kind of contest! I won’t be able to watch it but I would love to know what’s happening next! – Knycx Journeying

  5. Fransic Verso

    Time flies so quickly and hopefully, your prediction comes right. I wish I know the names on the table haha.

  6. Oh wow. This was an interesting read. I thought Eurovision was just a movie. Didnt know it was a real contest!

  7. My Kitchen

    I have no idea what eurovision is but I have no doubt that it’s exciting and fun. I’m pretty sure the people who will attend will enjoy it.

  8. Monidipa

    I dont follow Eurovision but these songs are great… I’m bookmarking it!

  9. Another one for the books. I just keep adding all of these amazing songs to my playlist to jam out while cleaning. Absolutely love it!

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