Bosnia-Herzegovia – The Bosnian national broadcaster BHRT has revealed in an official press release that the singer Maya Sar will fly the Balkan countries’ flag at the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku. Sar will perform an own composition which will be revealed early next year on BHRT. Maya Sar is the stage name of Maja Sarihodžić, who is no stranger to the Eurovision stage as she has been a backing singer for Deen in 2004 and for Dino Merlin this year in Düsseldorf.
Maya Sar is a songwriter, composer and singer which works with the biggest names from the Balkan region. For many years she has been a member of Dino Merlin’s band.
She is the founder of the regional humanitarian project in the fight against cervical cancer Moj je život moja pjesma (My Life Is My Song) and the composer and songwriter of the eponymous song. For this, she received the Gold plaque of the great human heart by the International League of Humanists (Dr. Elisabeth Rehn)
With the first self-composed single Nespretno (Awkwardly) Maya Sar achieved remarkable success. Furthermore, she composes for other artists in the family studio Long Play with her husband and producer Mahir Sarihodžić and she is currently in the process of finishing her first solo album.
Here is the broadcaster’s statement:
The Public Broadcaster of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BHRT), an active member of the EBU decided, based on the Rules of the Eurovision Song Contest 2012, to hire an artist that achieved significant results and success with it’s songwriter skills, wonderful voice and distinctive musical style, in Bosnia and Herzegovina aswell in the regional music scene
Here is her biggest hit “Nespretno”:
Source= eurovision.tv, BHRT, Image= arhiva.depo.ba
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