Presenting the entries: Azerbaijan



Dilara Kazimova – Start a Fire

Composers: Stefan Örn, Johan Kronlund, Alessandra Günthardt

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Selection Format

The Azerbaijani representative was chosen through an Azeri talent show called Böyük Səhnə. It started of with auditions through Azerbaijan in January, and ended up with 14 competitors that went on to three heats. The final had three finalist, and the winner was chosen by a jury. The song was chosen later by an internal selection.

Dilara Kazimova

Dilara Kazimova is already known through national selections in Azerbaijan. She has participated twice before as a part of Unformal in 2008 and in Milk&Kisses in 2010. She also got to represent her country in another music festival, New Wave, in 2010 in Latvia. Along with her singing, she also likes to act and paint. She has starred in a couple of movies, and want to combine her singing and acting in musicals in the future.