Earlier RTVSLO revealed the first 10 finalists of the Slovenia’s national selection EMA 2020. To complete the lineup EMA FREŠ will take place on January 18, as ten artists compete for the last two places in the final of EMA 2020.
In the televised final, the ten acts will for the first time perform their songs in full, with two being selected to go onto EMA 2020. One of the acts will be chosen by the public televote, the second by a three member jury. The ten finalists of EMA FREŠ are:
- Marmoris – Moj pristan
- Astrid in Avantgarden – Sing To Me
- Klarity – Diham
- Lana Hrvatin – Dream
- Parvani Violet – Cupid
- Pia Nina – Tukaj in zdaj
- Saška – Še kar lovim tvoj nasmeh
- Stella – Ne vem, če sem v redu
- Alfirev – Črno bela lika
- Younite – The Cure
The EMA 2020 lineup so far
The ten acts already announced for EMA 2020 are as follows. Names include Junior Eurovision 2015 star Lina Kuduzović and Eurovision 2014 finalist Tinkara Kovač.
- 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”
Slovenia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019
Earlier this year, Slovenia scored their best placing in Eurovision since 2015. Zala Kralj & Gašper Šantl placed 15th in the grand final with the hypnotic “Sebi”. Furthermore, the duo earned their nation their fourth qualification in the past six years – Slovenia’s most successful run since the introduction of the semi-finals.
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