Tonight, Slovenia will kick off EMA 2008, the national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest with the first semi final being held.
Lorella Flego & Peter Poles will be the hosts of the first semi final, which will start at 19:55 CET. Ten songs will be presented and the top 5, chosen by televtoting, are to go forward to the national final this Sunday.
A webcast will be provided on the RTVSLO homepage here.
- Skupina Langa – Za svobodo divjega srca
- Gabriel, Slovenia United & Band Obcanov – Kako je ne bi imel rad
- Mirna Reynolds – Lepi fantje
- Dennis – Ni me sram
- Cole in Predsednik – Dober planet
- Andraz Hribar – Corpomorto (jutri jadram naprej)
- Turbo Angels – Zabava
- Ylenia – Nasel si me
- Manca Spik – Se vedno nekaj cutim
- Johnny Bravo – Butn … Butn!!!
Slovenia has reached the final of the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in Helsinki since the semi final has been introduced. Alenka Gotar fiinished 15th with Cvet z juga. The country has been waiting to finish in the top 10 again in the final since 2001.