Back in November, Serbian broadcaster RTS had extended the submission deadline for Beovizija 2020, by three weeks to December 9th. Now, the broadcaster confirmed that 90 entries have been submitted for the national final.
The preselection jury made of music editors of RTS has reviewed all of the submissions, and it has been revealed that a total of 90 songs were received for the Serbian national final, Beovizija 2020.
Similarly, in the 2019 edition of Beovizija 76 songs were submitted.
The pre-selection jury will listen through all of the submitted songs in the coming days, and select the best ones which will proceed to the main competition – Beovizija 2020.
However, the date for the actual national final, as well as the exact format for this edition hasn’t yet been set by RTS.
Beovizija 2020 will mark the third consecutive edition of the selection. Previously, Serbia had used a variety of measures to select their entrants for the contest. Having so far produced 2/2 qualifiers, we’re sure RTS will be looking to score a hat trick with Beovizija 2020.
Serbia at the Eurovision Song Contest
Serbia debuted as an independent nation at 2007 with “Molitva” by Marija Šerifović which won the competition. In 2008, Serbia had the honor of hosting the competition in Belgrade.
Since their debut, Serbia has participated eleven times. Out of their eleven participations, they have managed to make the final eight times. Despite narrowly missing out on a place in the final in 2017, the Balkan nation has qualified for the past two contests.
In 2019, Serbia selected Nevena Božović to represent Serbia in Tel Aviv, with her song ‘Kruna‘. This was Nevena’s third participation at a Eurovision event. She has previously participated in Junior Eurovision in 2007 and in Eurovision in 2013 with Moje 3. Overall, she managed to finish 18th Overall, receiving 35 Points from the Jury Vote and 54 Points from the Public Vote.
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