RTVSLO has this evening released snippets of the songs competing in EMA 2020 and hoping to represent Slovenia in Rotterdam.
The Slovenian national broadcaster has this evening released short snippets of the songs that will be competing in EMA 2020. A total of twelve acts are competing to represent Slovenia in Rotterdam, including two acts who qualified for the show via EMA FREŠ.
The competing acts and songs are:
- Ana Soklič – Voda (Water)
- Božidar Wolfand Wolf – Maybe Someday
- Gaja Prestor – Verjamem vase (I believe in myself)
- Imset – Femme Fatale
- Inmate – The Salt
- Klara Jazbec – Stop the World
- Lina Kuduzović – Man Like U
- Manca Berlec – Večnost (Eternity)
- Simon Vadnjal – Nisi sam (You are not alone)
- Tinkara Kovač – Forever
- Saška – Še kar lovim tvoj nasmeh (I’m still chasing your smile)
- Parvani Violet – Cupid
EMA 2020 will take place on February 22 in RTVSLO Studio 1 in Ljubljana. A three-member jury will select to two acts to advance to the superfinal. Public voting will then decide which of the two superfinalists will represent Slovenia in Rotterdam.
Slovenia were represented by Zala Kralj and Gašper Šantl at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. They performed “Sebi” and qualified for the Grand Final, where they went on to finish 15th with 105 points.
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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.