Serbia: With Nevena Božović and her song “Kruna” to Tel Aviv
The Serbian national final of Beovizija 2019 took place this evening, determining the country’s Eurovision 2019 act and entry. Big winner of the final was Nevena Božović with her song Kruna.
This evening’s final was aired from the Serbian broadcaster’s studios in Belgrade and was hosted by Dragana Kosjerina, Ivan Mihailović, Nebojša Milovanović and Ana Babić. A total of 12 acts competed in the national final , after the two semi final rounds during which two sets of six acts qualified to the final.
The 12 finalists that took the stage in order to win the ticket to Tel Aviv were:
- Saška Janks – Da li čuješ moj glas
- Majdan – Budim te
- Sofija Perić – Aritmija
- Dženan Lončarević – Nema suza
- Wonder Strings & Ivana Vladović – Moja bol
- Jana Šušteršić – Viktorija
- Lord – Radnički sin
- Nevena Božović – Kruna
- Ana Popović – Lutaš
- Ivan Kurtić – Bela
- Nataša & Una – Samo bez straha
- Aleksandra Sekulić – Tugo
In tonight’s national final we saw Zeljko Joksimovic as a guest star. Zeliko has participated twice in Eurovision as a contestant ο οποίος συμμετείχε στην Eurovision 2 φορές ως τραγουδιστής (2004 – Serbia&Montenegro – Lane moje – 2nd place), (2012 – Serbia – Nje Ljubav Stvar – 3rd θέση) and three times as composer (2006-Bosnia&Herzegovina – Hari Mata Hari – Lejla – 3rd place), (2008 – Serbia– Jelena Tomasevic – Oro – 6th place), (2015 – Montenegro – Knez – Adio – 13th place).
The overall results that crowned winner Nevena Božović are pictured below:
Nevena Božović is 25 yo and comes from the city of Mitrovica. She began her music career when she was selected to represent Serbia at Junior Eurovision 2007 with her song Pisi Mi, achieving a 3rd placing. In 2013 she participated in Eurovision 2013 as member of the fremale group Moje 3 with the song Ljubav je svuda which came 11th in it semi final. In 2012 she competed in the Serbian edition of The Voice where she was placed 2nd. Her entry Kruna (Crown) was written by Nevena herself, while the lyrics are in Serbian and English.