|Native name||Раде Врчаковски|
|Birth name||Rade Vrčakovski|
|Also known as||Vrčak|
November 17, 1980 |
SR Macedonia, SFR Yugoslavia
|Occupation(s)||Singer, Songwriter, Physician|
|Associated acts||Adrian Gaxha|
Rade Vrčakovski (Macedonian: Раде Врчаковски [ˈraːdɛ vr̩ˈt͡ʃakɔfski] ( listen); born November 17, 1980 in Strumica) better known by his stage name Vrčak (Врчак) is a Macedonian pop-rap performer, songwriter and physician.
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Internationally, he is known for writing the lyrics for "Ninanajna", the song with which Elena Risteska represented the Macedonia at the 2006 Eurovision song contest. Vrčak is a Medicine student at the University of Cyril and Methodius in Skopje but chose a career in music, following the footsteps of his father. Vrčak's latest album, Vo tvoeto srce, was released in 2006 and was a huge success within the Republic of Macedonia, as it was one of the biggest selling albums in the country. Singles from the album received heavy airplay on the Macedonian TV and Radio stations. The album gave him a successful musical come-back, making him one of the most popular artist in the Republic of Macedonia.
In 2001, Vrčak performed at Makfest, even though his first album, Kako Da Pobegnam Od Sè, was released in 1999. He performed with Andrijana Janevska and placed third in the competition. In 2004, he performed on Makfest once again, however, this time he had a duet with Robert Bilbilov which landed him the third spot once again, though it was not his last performance at Makfest. In 2006, his duet with Tamara Todevska earned him first place in the competition. Vrčak, along with Tamara Todevska and Adrian Gaxha, represented the Republic of Macedonia at the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest, after having won the Macedonian qualifier with the song "Vo Ime Na Ljubovta".
- Kako Da Pobegnam Od Sè (1999)
- Vo Tvoeto Srce (2006)
- Na sedmo nebo (2009)
|Awards and achievements|
with "Mojot svet"
|Macedonia in the Eurovision Song Contest
(with Tamara and Adrian)
with "Nešto što kje ostane"