We are only a few weeks in, but more countries are continuing to make their preparations for next year’s competition. The next nation to start their preparations is Serbia, as it opens up the submissions for interested artists to send in their entries.
Submissions are now open
Interested artists who are interested in submitting an entry, can do so right here. At the time of writing, the form is asking for the main information (e.g. name of song, songwriters etc.). However, the submission page did not include the rules, nor information of when the submission will close. This information is expected to be revealed at a later date.
How will Serbia select its next Eurovision representative?
After participating at this year’s competition, the editor-in-chief of the RTS Entertainment Program, Olivera Kovacevic confirmed that it will be participating at the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest. In addition, to the confirmation, they also confirmed that Beovizija (which was used to select Hurricane), will also be returning. Further information about next year’s competition is yet to be revealed by RTS.
Serbia’s Eurovision Journey
In 2007, Serbia made its debut as an independent country (they previously participated through Yugoslavia & Serbia & Montenegro), where they were represented by Marija Šerifović with “Molitva, which managed to win the competition. Since their debut, Serbia has participated 13 times (10 of which, where they qualified for the Grand Final).
Their recent participation saw them being represented by Hurricane (who was due to represent them in 2020), with the song “Loco Loco”. At this year’s competition, Serbia managed to qualify for the Grand Final, where they managed to place 15th after receiving 102 points from the jury and televoters.
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News Source: ESC Serbia / RTS
Photo Source: EBU / Thomas Hanses