Serbia in the Eurovision Song Contest

This article deals with the history of Serbia as participants in the Euro Vision Song Contest.

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Color legend: - Victories. - A tie to the last place. - Contributions finals.

Serbia in the Euro Vision Song Contest

Serbia adopted in 2007 for the first time as an independent nation at the Euro Vision Song Contest and won it with the song Molitva of singer Marija Šerifović. Previously, the Serbian television RTS already recorded for the contribution Serbia - Montenegro to the Euro Vision Song Contest 2004, Željko Joksimović entitled Lane moje responsible. In the Eurovision Song Contest history of Yugoslavia, the then Serbian broadcaster TV Beograd represented the country at the Euro Vision Song Contest 1974 in Brighton grupa with the Korni and Generacija 42, the Euro Vision Song Contest 1982 in Harrogate with Aska and Halo Halo, the Euro Vision Song Contest 1991 Bebi Dol in Rome and Brazil as well as the Euro Vision song Contest 1992 in Malmö with extra Nena and their song Ljubim te pesmama. However, Serbian performers sang for other Yugoslav television stations. For example, Ljiljana Petrović in 1961 for TV Ljubljana and Lola Novakovic 1996 also for TV Ljubljana.

2014 takes the country for the first time since independence not participate. However, a private station called NovaTV has expressed an interest in participating.

National preliminary decisions

The selection of the contribution to Euro Vision Song Contest 2007, 2008 and 2009 was taken at the festival Beovizija in Belgrade. The Beovizija Festival took place in 2003 for the first time and served in 2004, 2005 and 2006 to determine the Serb representatives in the preliminary round of Serbia-Montenegro. 2010, however, took only three artists in the preliminary tri pa jedan part za Oslo, the all sang a song composed by Goran Bregović.


Serbia is the only country to win in his first appearance, with the exception of Switzerland, who won the first ever discharged competition. Thus, Serbia dissolved the previously set record high of Poland and Serbia and Montenegro, who reached the second place in 1994 and 2004 respectively, from.

2007: Marija Šerifović | 2008: Jelena Tomasevic feat. Bora Dugić | 2009: Marko Kon & Milaan | 2010: Milan Stanković | 2011: Nina | 2012: Željko Joksimović | 2013: Moje 3

Active members: Albania | Armenia | Azerbaijan | Belgium | Denmark | Germany | Estonia | Finland | France | Georgia | Greece | Ireland | Iceland | Israel | Italy | Latvia | Lithuania | Macedonia | Malta | Moldova | Montenegro | Netherlands | Norway | Austria | Poland | Portugal | Romania | Russia | San Marino | Sweden | Switzerland | Slovenia | Spain | Ukraine | Hungary | United Kingdom | Belarus |

Inactive participating countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina | Bulgaria | Croatia | Luxembourg | Morocco | Monaco | Serbia | Slovakia | Czech Republic | Turkey | Cyprus

Former Participating countries: Andorra | Yugoslavia | Serbia and Montenegro

Redeemed participations or futile efforts: Lebanon | Liechtenstein

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