Tijana Bogićević has opened Serbia Fashion Week in Novi Sad, performing her Eurovision 2017 entry “In Too Deep”.
In Novi Sad last night, Tijana Bogićević this years Serbian entrant in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 opened Serbia Fashion Week. The 35-year-old singer opened the event performing her song in this years contest “In Too Deep”. Among the guests at the event was Sanja Vucic who represented Serbia at Eurovision 2016.
When asked about the importance of the event Tijana stated:
The organisation and the opening ceremony of Serbia Fashion Week tonight were at the global level. Serbia Fashion Week is an excellent example of how to best brand and promote Novi Sad and Serbia in Europe and the world.
Tijana Bogićević was internally selected back in February to represent Serbia in Kyiv, Ukraine. Tijana isn’t new to Eurovision, as she performed as a backing vocalist for Nina Radojičić at the 2011 contest in Dusseldorf, Germany with the song “Caroban”. She also attempted to represent Serbia in 2009 where she participated in Beovizija 2009, the Serbian selection at the time, but didn’t advance past the semi-final.
Behind this years Serbian entry are successful producers, composers and founders of the Symphonix International group, and were part of the winning team in 2014 with Conchita’s “Rise Like A Phoenix” for Austria. More recently they were part of the team of authors for Bulgaria’s 2016 entry “If Love Was A Crime” by Poli Genova.
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Serbia debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest at the 2007 contest in Helsinki, Finland. Serbia won the contest on their debut represented by Marija Serifovic and the song “Molitva”, it was the first song since 1995 to be performed entirely in a language other than English. Marija scored a total of 268 points beating runners-up Ukraine. Serbia did not compete in the 2014 contest in Denmark due to financial difficulties. To date Serbia has finished inside the top.10 in the final on four occasions.