60 SECONDS WITH.... ManuELLA from Slovenia

 With thanks to.... Maruša Kobal!


 ManuELLA takes a deep breath and is keeping the stage show a secret ......  






What did you want to be 'when you were older'?


A singer.


Do you have any non musical hobbies?


I like to swim, cycle and I love sea.


What could you not live without?


I couldn’t live without music.


What is your favourite quote or motto?


God is love.


Who is your musical hero?


I admire Michael Jackson.


Do you play any instruments?


Piano accordion


How do you protect your voice?


I try to avoid soft drinks, coffee, alcohol and care for my health.


Do you have any rituals before going on stage?


Before going on stage I take a deep breath, gather thoughts and concentrate on my performance.


What is your all-time favourite song (any genre)?


Whitney Houston’s song I will always love you


Do you have a favourite Eurovision song from any year?


Eurovision gave us such beautiful music through years, it would be quite hard to pick just one favorite. I really like The Common Linnets's 'Calm After the Storm', Loreen's 'Euphoria' and many more.


Which of the 2016 Eurovision songs do you like?


If I can be completely honest, I haven't had a chance to listen to all of them yet. There are so many good artist every year, I am sure this year is no different.


Will the presentation of your song be different to what we have already seen?


It is definitely going to be different than the performance on Ema 2016. Me and my whole team are working really hard these days to crate a good stage performance. I can reveal that world famous dancer and choreographer Anže Škrube is preparing stage performance and David Hojnik - DH fashion will design my amazing dress. All the rest is still a secret.


What does performing to millions of people at Eurovision mean to you?

I am absolutely happy, excited and honored to represent Slovenia on the Eurovision.


Is there any country that you would especially love to hear ‘DOUZE POINTS’ from?

All of them )


Any message for our readers, please?


Remember to always follow your dreams and never ever give up!!


Thank you very much for the interview. It was my absolute pleasure to answer your questions!


      Good Luck ManuELLA!