The Serbian Junior Eurovision 2020 hopeful, Petar Aničić , has released the english lyric video of his JESC 2020  entry titled ‘Heartbeat’.

Petar Aničić was internally selected to represent Serbia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020 with his entry titled ” Heartbeat ” the music video of which has gone pubic.  Behind the music of the original song are Petar Aničić and Vladimir Graić. The lyrics were written together by Leontina Vukomanović ,  Petar Aničić and Charlie Mason, while the arrangement was entrusted to Vladimir Graić and Nemanja Filipović.

Listen to the english version of the Serbian Junior Eurovision entry in the following video:

A few words about Petar

Born in 2006, the yung act studies in the 8th grade of primary school in Belgrade, and has been involved in music since he was 4 years old. When he was six, he enrolled the “Mokranjac” Junior Music School in Belgrade, the piano section, and as soon as the following year he composed his first piece titled “I run fast”.

During his education, Petar performed at numerous concerts, public lessons and contests where he won several awards. At the National Competition for Students of Music Schools in 2017, he won the second prize, at the municipal-level contest for solo singers “Golden Mermaid” – Demus 2017/2018 he won the first prize, and then also the first prize at the city-level contest, winning a landslide victory with 99 points.

In addition to music, Petar is also a fan of history and geography, languages and sports. He is currently practicing rowing at the Rowing Club Partizan and he would recommend this sport to everyone because, according to Petar, the water has a calming and inspiring effect, while rowing activates all the body muscles and helps develop both physical and mental strength.

THE STORY SO FAR

Serbia has been participating in the contest since  2006 and has missed out only the edition in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Its best position was achieved in 2007 and 2010 when it came 3rd. In 7 out of 10 participations  the country achieved a top ten placing while its worst came in 2018 with Bojana Radovanović and her song Svet, which finished 19th.

Last year the Balkan country was represented by Darija Vračević  performed “Podigni glas” achieve a top 10 placing as she finished 10th with 109 points.