Darija Vračević has been revealed as the spokesperson of the Serbian jury for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020.
Darija revealed the news on her Instagram page today, saying:
“Dear all! The time has finally come to inform you all that I have been invited to be a part of the Junior Eurovision 2020 this year. I have the honour and pleasure to read the votes of our national jury. I am very happy to remember, at least for a moment the most beautiful days in my life and be a part of this amazing show.”
Darija represented Serbia at last year’s contest with the song “Podigni glas”. She finished in 10th place with 109 points.
The results of the national juries will be revealed by spokespersons who, for the first time since 2012, will be located in their home countries rather than in the venue itself. The spokespersons revealed so far are:
- Gerogia – Marita Khvedelidze
- Netherlands – Robin de Haas
- Serbia – Darija Vračević
- Spain – Melani García
Who is Petar Aničić?
Fourteen-year-old Petar Aničić began his music career at the age of four, where he began composing his own music. He enrolled in the Mokranjac Junior Music School in Belgrade two years later and has since performed in numerous contests and concerts. He is the first male soloist in history to represent Serbia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
Alongside music, Petar enjoys history, languages, geography, and sports. He practices rowing, as well as playing the piano.
Serbia in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest
Serbia made their debut in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest as an independent country in 2006. They were represented by Neustrašivi učitelji stranih jezika on their debut with the song “Učimo strane jezike”, finishing 5th with 81 points. Serbia went on to compete annually until 2010, after which point RTS withdrew from the contest due to financial difficulties. Serbia returned to the contest in 2014 and has gone on to compete in the contest annually.