(born in Sarajevo
, 1956), is a Macedonian singer, composer and guitar player. Trained as an economist, he has largely devoted his life to music.
Recorded and festival music
In 1976, after moving to Bitola
, he founded the group Madrigals and made his first audio recordings for national radio.
In the role of both composer and singer, Karanfilovski has performed at several festivals (MakFest
, Skopje Festival
). Karanfilovski has appeared on Makfest several times: In 1991 he sang the song Valerija, in 1992 he performed Parizanka (Parisian Woman). In Makfest 1993 he sang Lulaj me nezno in 1995 he performed Beli narcisi. He has also written a number of children's songs, especially for the Si-Do
music festival in Bitola.
Karanfilovski composed the song "100% te ljubam
" which was the Macedonian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2000
. The song was performed by XXL
featuring his daughter Verica Karanfilovska
Karanfilovski is part-owner of Studio Boys