Montenegro: Knez to Vienna!

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 4,822 views

RTCG, the Montenegrin national broadcaster has revealed the name of the act that will represent Montenegro at the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna.

RTCG held a special press conference in Podgorica today where it announced that Knez aka Nenad Knežević Knez will represent Montenegro at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest.

Knez is a well known artist in Montenegro and in the Balkans, having released many albums. Knez was born in Cetinje, Montenegro and has been performing since the tender age of 6. Knez enjoys fame, name and recognition in his homeland Montenegro and in the neighbouring countries: Serbia, FYR Macedonia and Croatia.

The 2015 Montenegrin entry will be released at a later date.

Montenegro has yet again opted  for an internal selection in order to select its 2015 Eurovision representative and entry for Vienna.

It has become tradition in Montenegro to select its Eurovision entry and act via an internal selection since 2012. Rambo Amadeus  (2012), Who See feat. Nina Zizic (2013) and Sergej Cetkovic (2014) were all selected internally.

Montenegro debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2007 and is yet to win the event. The country qualified for the Eurovision final for the very first time in Copenhagen this year with Sergej Cetkovic.  Sergej Cetkovic was selected via an internal selection to represent Montenegro at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest with his entry Moj Svijet achieving a 19th place in the grand final.

The 2015 Eurovision Song Contest is scheduled to be held on 19, 21, 23 May at the Wiener Stadthalle, in Vienna

Stay tuned to for the latest news on Montenegro and the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest.