Lea Sirk has travelled to Horta, Portugal to film her postcard for the Eurovision Song Contest.
Slovenian artist Lea Sirk is the latest singer to film their postcard. The singer travelled to Horta, Portugal, and shared her adventure on social media.
The postcards are short clips that are shown to the audience while the artist gets ready on stage. The following artists have also filmed their postcards:
- Czech Republic
Lea is no stranger to Eurovision, as she has attempted to represent Slovenia three times before her most recent successful attempt. She first took part in EMA 2009, where she placed 9th in the final with her song “Znamenje iz sanj”. She took part a year later, finishing 10th with “Vampir je moj poet”. In 2017, she participated with her song “Freedom” but failed to qualify from the semi-final. She also performed as a backing singer for Tinkara in 2014 at the Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Lea Sirk will represent Slovenia at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon, Portugal this May. She was selected after she took part in EMA 2018, winning with her song “Hvala, ne!”.
Source: Lea Sirk
Slovenia was one of three countries to join the Eurovision Song Contest in 1993. The country qualified through a specially organised selection round called “Kvalifikacija za Millstreet” which was hosted in Slovenia, seven countries competed for three spots in Eurovision 1993. The country has participated in 22 editions of the Eurovision Song Contest. Their best result came in 1995 when Darja Švajger finished 7th scoring a total of 84 points, she is closely followed by Nuša Derenda who finished 7th in the 2001 contest with 70 points.