Zeljko Joksimovic the 2004, 2012 Serbian Eurovision representative met up with the 2012 Swedish winner Loreen in Belgrade.
The 2 stars met up again after their Eurovision experience in Baku in 2012 when both the artists represented their respective countries at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest. Loreen went on to win the event for Sweden with her entry Euphoria whilst Zeljko achieved yet another honorable placing for Serbia at the contest achieving a 3rd place in Baku.
Both stars got the chance to meet up in Belgrade on the sets of the Balkan version of the world acclaimed show X Factor, where Loreen treated the audience with 2 of her songs including her Eurovision winning entry Euphoria.
Loreen – Euphoria
Loreen- My Heart is refusing me
Yes its true Sweden’s megastar Loreen and Serbian pop star and multi- participant Zeljko Joksimovic had the opportunity to meet again, this time in Belgrade during the shooting of one of the world’s biggest television music shows the X Factor. The former rivals in Baku got the chance to mix and mingle with each another and come together as friends in Belgrade, but this time in a different different role. Loreen gave support to young Serbian potential hopefuls whilst Joksimovic was a member of the jury, and friend of his younger European colleague. –
It is a great pleasure to see Loreen again on stage, especially in the Belgrade – Zeljko Joksimovic commented
And she herself began her career at a similar competition so her support means a lot for the X factor Adria contestants. Cooperation between the two us is possible in the future and I believe that it will be an opportunity to discuss it in the coming months.-The Serbian star added.
Their friendly meeting in Belgrade was marked by memories of their Eurovision experience in Baku, and also is a sign for a future cooperation. Joksimovic on this occasion invited Loreen to attend one of his concerts in Sweden this year which the Swedish artist accepted with joy.
Meanwhile, Joksimovic is preparing for his grand concert in Istanbul on February 14 when he will present his new big project Balkan Garden– various mixes of ethno and old traditional music from the region including his popular songs, his latest music specially composed for tv and movies with a brand new modern arrangement. You can find out more about his concert in Istanbul here.
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