Serbia is the next country to confirm their participation in the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest.
Serbian broadcaster RTS has confirmed to ESCToday that they will take part in next year’s Eurovision Song Contest in The Netherlands. The method in which they will use to select their entrant has not yet been revealed, however for the 2019 contest they used their national final Beovizija.
This year, Serbia was represented by Nevena Bozovic and her song “Kruna”. She went on to place 18th in the Grand Final in Tel Aviv.
The Eurovision Song Contest will be brought back to the Netherlands for the 2020 edition, in either Rotterdam or Maastricht. To date, 25 countries have confirmed preliminary participation. These countries are:
- Czech Republic
- San Marino
- United Kingdom
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”.