Vlatko Ilievski ( Macedonian: Влатко Илиевски, born July 2, 1985 in Skopje, then Yugoslavia ) is a Macedonian singer and television presenter. He was a member of the rock band morality. When Macedonian preselection for the Euro Vision Song Contest 2010, he reached the second place in the competition in 2011 in Dusseldorf, he represented his native country. In 2005, he was a backing vocalist of Martin Vucic the Euro Vision Song Contest here.
At the age of twelve years Ilievski began to play the guitar and sing in local bands in Skopje.
Time with the band morality
In 2000, the mazedinische rock band made morality ( other name variations: Morality, Морал ) Ilievski a membership offer, which he accepted. In the period between 2001 and 2003, the Group held various songs and an album entitled " Koga Patuvam ". Notoriety the band reached mainly by their appearance as the opening act for Deep Purple in concert in Skopje in 2005.
In 2007 Ilievski began to further his solo career by publishing a number of different titles and appeared on several Macedonian music festivals.
When Macedonian Vorendscheid to Euro Vision Song Contest 2010 he came there about two qualifying rounds to the finals, the Skopje Fest 2010 on 20 February. In the preliminary round, the judgment of a neutral jury and the result of a televoting were considered half each. After calculating the score Ilievski on a par with the candidate Gjoko Taneski. The rules of the contest stipulated in this case that the candidate wins, which has received a higher jury voting. This was Taneski and so this went on for Macedonia in the semifinals of the Euro Vision Song Contest 2010 in Oslo at the start.
A year later, Ilievski but could then enforce with the song Rusinka at Skopje Fest 2011 with the same coordination mode against 19 competitors and therefore went with this song on 12 May 2011 in the second semi-final of the Euro Vision Song Contest in Düsseldorf's ESPRIT arena for Macedonia the start. However, the title did not qualify for the final.