RTVSLO has confirmed its participation in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022, with EMA returning as the nation’s selection process.
The Slovenian broadcaster RTVSLO has confirmed that the nation will be participating in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. In a post on social media, the broadcaster confirmed that EMA will return as the nation’s selection process for the Eurovision Song Contest.
The exact format of and the dates for EMA have not yet to be announced. In 2021 for only the second time, RTVSLO opted to internally select the song that would represent Slovenia at the Eurovision Song Contest.
Ana Soklič represented Slovenia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 with the song “Amen”. Ana finished 13th in the first semi-final scoring a total of 44 points, 36 points from the juries, and 8 points from the public.
Image Source: EBU / Andres Putting | Source: RTVSLO
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.