As the Eurovision 2024 season is in full swing, more and more countries announce their participation. This time, its Slovenia’s turn to confirm they will be joining in Malmö, and will be marking their 29th appearance in the competition.
Slovenia’s selection to be revealed in October
Slovenia’s participation in next year’s competition was reported by Zurnal24.si when the outlet asked RTVSLO if Raiven (who participated in Slovenia’s selection EMA) will be considered for the competition, with RTVSLO replying with the following quote:
The method of selecting the representative of Slovenia for the Eurovision Song Contest will be announced in October.
Slovenia has used various methods in order to select its Eurovision representative (National Final & Internal Selection), with the broadcaster mainly using its National Final EMA to select its representative.
Slovenia’s Eurovision Journey
In 1993, Slovenia made its debut in the Eurovision Song Contest with 1X Band and the song “Tih deževen dan”, which placed 22nd. Since their debut, they have participated 27 times – of which, 15 were where they qualified for the Grand Final.
Slovenia’s recent Eurovision participation saw them being represented by Joker Out, who sang the song “Carpe Diem”. Performing at the second semi-final, the band placed 5th, therefore qualifying for the final for the first time since 2019. At the final, Slovenia finished in 21st place, receiving 78 points. Of these, 33 came from the jury and 45 from the televote.
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News Source: Zurnal24.si
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