Serbia: Petar Aničić to Junior Eurovision 2020 with his song “Heartbeat”
The Serbian broadcaster, RTS, has revealed that Petar Aničić will defend the Serbian colors in Junior Eurovision 2020 with the song “Heartbeat” (“Otkucaj”).
RTS, has confirmed that the 14 yo Petar Aničić will represent the nation at the upcoming Junior Eurovision in Warsaw with his entry titled “Heartbeat”. Serbia has selected since its comeback to the contest all the country’s representatives internally apart from 2017.
Petar’s JESC entry will be released the days to come.
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.