It has been revealed that the Budapest Art Orchestra has been involved in the revamping of Slovenia’s Eurovision entry “Voda”.
Ana Soklič has revealed that the Budapest Art Orchestra has been involved in the revamp of her Eurovision entry “Voda”. The orchestra which is conducted by Peter Pejtsik, has provided the new backing track for the Slovenian entry.
This is not the first time that a Hungarian orchestra has been involved in the revamping of a Slovenian entry. In 2017 the Budapest National Philharmonic worked on the revamped of “On My Way” which was performed by Omar Naber.
The reveal date for the revamped “Voda” has not been revealed by Ana or the Slovenian public broadcaster.
Who is Ana Soklič?
Ana Soklič was born in 1984 in Bohinj in northwestern Slovenia. From a young age, Anna Soklič developed and refined her musical skills at the local opera and jazz academy, before she started to write her own music. She was the lead singer of Diona Dim, with whom she previously tried to represent Slovenia in 2004 with the song “If you” and in 2007 with the song “Oče” (Father). In 2012, she participated the first and so far only series of X Factor Slovenia, where she finished fifth overall. In 2019, she participated in the Slovenka popevka festival with the song “Temni svet” (Dark world) and finished 10th overall.
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.