Tonight Serbia becomes the latest nation to select for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018, as the final of Beovizija 2018 takes place in Belgrade.
This is the first edition of Beovizija since 2009 and the first time Serbia have chosen their entry via a National Final since 2015 when Bojana Stamenov eventually finished the competition in 10th Place.
There are 17 entries competing for the chance to represent Serbia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. The decision will determined by 50% televote and 50% jury vote.
The running order for the competition is as follows:
- SevdahBABY – “Let’s Dance Now” (Hajde da igramo sada)
- Rambo Amadeus and Beti Đorđević – “You’re Gone” (Nema te)
- Maja Nikolić – “Wonderland” (Zemlja čuda)
- Srđan Marijanović – “If Only I knew” (Bar da znam)
- Ivan Kurtić – “Neither Sun, Nor Moon” (Ni sunca, ni meseca)
- Sanja Ilić and Balkanika – “Our Children” (Naša deca)
- Koktel Balkan – “Because” (Zato)
- Boris Režak – Fairy (Vila)
- Lana and Aldo – “The Strongest of All” (Jača sam od svih)
- Dušan Svilar – “Under the Locust Tree” (Pod krošnjom bagrema)
- Igor Lazarević – “Get Away From Me” (Beži od mene)
- Saška Janković – “Song for You” (Pesma za tebe)
- Lord – “Just Let It Turn” (Samo nek se okreće)
- Danijel Pavlović – “The Rose of Destiny” (Ruža sudbine)
- BASS – “Tired” (Umoran)
- Osmi Vazduh and Friends – “Wake Up” (Probudi se)
- Biber and DJ Niko Bravo – “This Morning (Wedding Guests)” (Jutros (Svatovi))
Watch the show live via eurovoix-showcase.com, the show is live from 21:00 CET.
Serbia in the Eurovision Song Contest
Serbia have competed as an independent nation in the Eurovision Song Contest since 2007, and have seen great success in the competition. Their first entry in 2007, Marija Šerifović’s “Molitva”, won the contest in Helsinki with 268 points, making Serbia’s debut one of the most successful in Eurovision history. From then up to their year’s break in 2014, Serbia finished in the top 10 a further two times, including a 3rd place finish in 2012 with Željko Joksimović’s “Nije ljubav stvar”. They have only failed to qualify for the final on three occasions, the most recent being in 2017 when Tijana Bogićević’s entry “In Too Deep” finished in 11th place in its semi-final in Kyiv.