Samira Efendi, as her full name is, was supposed to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest last year. She was singing about a strong woman, “Cleopatra”. The song she sings this year is an extension of the subject. It is about the Dutch master spy Mata Hari. Someone has sung a song about her before. In 1976 Anne Karine Strøm did. She received an honorary medal from the municipality of Leeuwarden, where Mata Hari came from. Efendi has heard nothing so far from the municipality of Leeuwarden, but who knows, maybe it will come.
We’ve all been in suspense for weeks to find out where the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 will be organized. Between the different cities, and Ukraine’s