Serbia has selected singer Bojana Radovanović to be their representative at Junior Eurovision 2018!
She will sing “Svet” in Minsk
Singers and songwriters interested in representing Serbia had until September 1st to submit an entry. After careful review, a professional jury panel internally selected Bojana Radovanović to fly the Serbian flag in Minsk. Bojana will be the 10th Serbian entrant at Junior Eurovision and she will sing the song “Svet” (World). According to RTS’s participation rules, the song will be in Serbian. At the moment, it is unknown when the song will be made available to the public.
Serbia in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest
Serbia first participated in Junior Eurovision in 2006 and has since appeared in 9 contests, missing the competition three times between 2011 and 2013. This year will mark the country’s 10th appearance in the competition. So far, their best result is the 3rd place achieved twice in 2007 and 2010. Last year, Irina Brodić and Jana Paunović represented the country with the song “Ceo svet je naš”. They placed 10th out of the 16 participants with 92 points.
Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018
Belarus’s capital Minsk will be the host of the 2018 edition of Junior Eurovision. This is the second time the event takes place in the city, that previously hosted it in 2010. A record-breaking 20 countries will participate in Minsk on November 25. Wales and Kazakhstan will both make a debut with Kazakhstan participating for the first time to any Eurovision related event. Furthermore, the contest will also feature three returning countries: France, that last participated in 2004, Azerbaijan that last participated in 2013 and Israel that last participated in 2016. Unfortunately, Cyprus instead confirmed its withdrawal from the competition.
Are you looking forward to Junior Eurovision 2018? What is your favourite Serbian Junior Eurovision entry so far?
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