Ready to find out more about Serbia’s selection method for Eurovision 2018? The country’s national broadcaster, RTS, is set to reveal all you need to know this coming Monday!
Confirming a change in selection method back in August, the search has been underway in the nation to find the country’s representative for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest.
With the return of the national selection strongly on the cards, today the Serbian national broadcaster – RTS – has confirmed the official return of Beovizija, the national selection was last determined the country’s representative in 2009.
— RTS | Serbia ESC (@SerbiaESC) January 19, 2018
Participants and compositions to be revealed
According to their official Twitter account, RTS is set to reveal more information about the country’s reintroduced national selection for Eurovision 2018, in the search for their eleventh act for the competition.
Part of next week’s revelation is the confirmation of the bidding artists and composers for the country’s returning national selection. Who will be competing in Beovizija 2018 and will we see any returning artists for this year’s event?
We will find out will be need to know about Serbia’s selection on Monday 22 January!
Serbia and Eurovision
Serbia debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2007, becoming one of the few nations to win the competition at their debut with Marija Šerifović and Molitva.
From 2007 to 2009, Serbia opted to select their representative via the national selection Beovizija, resulting in 2 Top 10 placings and 1 non-qualification.
The nation has experimented with their selection processes in the years to follow; from national selection featuring internally selected composers to 100% internal selections by RTS, the country has decided that it’s time to revert back to a national selection for 2018.
Last year, Tijana Bogićević was internally selected to represent Serbia in the host city of Kyiv. Competing with her entry In too deep, the nation received a total of 98 points in the second semi-final, finishing in 11th place and therefore failing to advance to the final of the contest.