Slovenia: 4 songs will compete at EMA 2024!

Slovenia’s public broadcaster, RTV, announced that EMA, which was previously used to choose the country’s representative for the Eurovision Song Contest, will once more be used, after a year’s absence.

However, there will be certain differences from other years in the competition’s structure. In particular, at most four songs can compete in the EMA, which will take place in January 2024.

The participants must reside in Slovenia, whether they do so continuously or just occasionally. This requirement does not apply to the performers who will provide vocal accompaniment for the main performance.

Interested artists may submit their applications until 15 November 2023.

The four songs will be chosen through voting by global expert committees based on the following criteria: quality, voice and stage presence, popularity, modernity/innovation, and global recognition.

Last year, Slovenia was represented by Joker Out with the song “Carpe Diem”, giving the country its first qualification to the final since 2019!

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Source: RTVSLO, 


Slovenia: Is Raiven going to Eurovision 2024?

In the last few days, Raiven’s name, is been written a lot on social media, as sge seems to be the one that will represent Slovenia in Eurovision Song Contest 2024!

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Slovenia: RTVSLO officially confirms their participation in Eurovision 2024!

Judging from the happenings of the previous days, Slovenia is set to participate in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest 2024, and in fact, they will announce their plans in the next month!

As we have previously informed you, Slovenian participation in Eurovision 2024 was confirmed by the sayings of the website; however, RTVSLO, the country’s public broadcaster, announced their participation just earlier today!

The public broadcaster will announce their plans on the selection method in October.

After Slovenia’s official announement, the number of countries taking part in Eurovision 2024, rises to 34:

  1. Albania
  2. Austria
  3. Azerbaijan
  4. Belgium
  5. Croatia
  6. Cyprus
  7. Denmark
  8. Estonia
  9. Finland
  10. France
  11. Georgia
  12. Germany
  13. Greece
  14. Iceland
  15. Ireland
  16. Israel
  17. Italy
  18. Latvia
  19. Lithuania
  20. Luxembourg
  21. Malta
  22. Moldova
  23. Netherlands
  24. Norway
  25. Poland
  26. Portugal
  27. San Marino
  28. Serbia
  29. Slovenia
  30. Spain
  31. Sweden
  32. Switzerland
  33. Ukraine
  34. United Kingdom

Lately, the name of the singer Raiven has been heavily rumored to be involved with the Eurovision Song Contest, however, public television’s respond on the matter was:

“The method of selecting the representative of Slovenia for the Eurovision Song Contest will be announced in October.”

Even though Slovenia tends to organize a national final almost every year, in the last three years, they have conducted two internal selections (2021, 2023). Only time will now tell whether Slovenia is going yet again for an internal selection, or if we will watch another national final.

Joker Out were the representatives of Slovenia in Eurovision 2023 with their song “Carpe Diem”, ending up in 21st place in the Grand Final:

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Slovenia confirms Eurovision 2024 participation!

Slovenia has confirmed their participation at the Eurovision Song Contest 2024.

This news do not come as a big surprise after the great success in terms of viewership Eurovision 2023 had in Slovenia.  For instance, the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest this year was watched in Slovenia by more than 895,300 viewers.  Moreover, the Grand Final of this year’s Eurovision has become the most watched television show in the country in the last seven years representing an average of 55% of TV viewers at the time.  The performance of the Slovenian representatives, Joker Out, achieved the highest viewership, when TV SLO 1 got an average 23.2% or 443,500 viewers.

EMA or internal selection

However, it is not clear at this point what will be the selection process for Slovenia’s next representative in Malmö.  As many fans will remember, Joker Out were internally selected.  They gave Slovenia their first pass to the Grand Final since 2019.  Nevertheless it is still too early to rule out another EMA selection because, among other things, the program and business plan for 2024 has not yet been adopted.

Source: Evrovizija

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Loreen wins two ESC Radio Awards 2023

The ESC Radio Awards 2023 has taken place.  From June 12-18, 2023 viewers, fans and followers had the opportunity to vote in the four different categories.

Loreen came out as the biggest winner of the awards, winning the “Best Song Award”, the most important category of the awards.  Käärijä from Finland and Marco Mengoni from Italy finished in second and third place respectively.  This increases the number of times Sweden has won this category to four.

These are the results of the ESC Radio Awards:

Best Song

Best Female Artist


Best Male Artist

Best Group

Source: ESC Radio

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Fans shipping for Käärijä/Bojan continues as the BFFs visit Finland!

Käärijä and Bojan became friends during their Eurovision journeys.  The couple fans like to “ship” the most during Eurovision 2023 keep giving fanservice to the avid viewers.  And the fans are enjoying the content.  Based on the figures, social media has exploded during Bojan’s visit to Helsinki where he shared the stage with Käärijä and he even joined him during the “piggy train” dance


Fans have enjoyed so far the “shipping” between Käärijä and Bojan from Joker Out.  In fans circle shipping means pairing together two characters from reality or fiction and speculating about the possibility of them being a real couple.  The fans have coined the term “Böörijä” to refer to the friendship between Käärijä and Bojan Cvjetićan.

Both Käärijä and Bojan have contributed to the shipping publishing videos on Tiktok and Instagram of them teasing the fans.  In a recent Tiktok video we can see Käärijä and Bojan pumping a flamingo in a suggestive manner.  On an instagram story Käärijä and Bojan are watching Twilight together.

“This is you and me” Käärijä comparing himself and Bojan with Bella and Edward from the Twilight saga

The reaction from the fans has been positive.  Fans have liked this type of fanservice so far and have contributed creating their own video compilation of the fictional couple and even making fanfics.  According to Archive of Our Own, fans have created more than 190 Käärijä/Bojan fanfic stories.

It is important to point out however, that shipping between celebrities is a common practice that helps get engagement from the fans as a publicity stunt.  For instance, manager Gregor Zalokar shared a lot of the content created between Käärijä and Bojan.


Whether the Käärijä/Bojan bromance is a publicity stunt or not, the shipping helps the career of the lead singer from Joker Out and the Finnish rapper.  Just to cite an example, Joker Out has its most listeners in Helsinki according to Spotify stats.  Therefore, we can expect that the couple will continue giving their fans more fanservice.

Joker Out will announce their tour dates soon.  One can only speculate if Käärijä will have a special appearance during the Slovenian band tour!

Source: Yle

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Slovenia: “Carpe Diem” by Joker out is now the most streamed song in Slovenian!

Joker Out’s entry in Eurovision 2023 is now the most streamed song in the Slovenian language.

“Carpe Diem”, the Slovenian entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2023, earned more than 10 million streams, making it the most streamed song in the Slovenian language.

Joker Out represented Slovenia at Eurovision 2023, following an internal selection, with their song “Carpe Diem” and managed to bring their country back to the Grand Final after a two-year absence, finishing 21st:

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Slovenia: The highest viewing figures for the Eurovision since 2015!

Joker Out’s participation in the Eurovision competition in Liverpool resulted in the largest audience for Slovenia since the 2015 event, according to the Slovenian broadcaster.


The Grand Final attracted an average of 345,000 viewers and a percentage of 55% on Saturday evening, with a peak of 443,500 viewers during Joker Out’s “Carpe Diem” performance.


During the Semi-Final, where Slovenia competed to qualify for the Grand Final, 235,100 viewers on average watched, representing a 32% percentage. Overall, 895,300 viewers watched at least one minute of the contest during the three live shows.



We remind you that, despite receiving 12 points from the Serbian jury and the Croatian televote, Joker Out reached the 21st place in the Eurovision Song Contest 2023, singing the pop-rock song “Carpe Diem”.




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Eurovision 2023: See the results of Press Poll just before the grand final!

As we informed you, Press Poll 2023 has begun. After all countries have had all technical rehearsals, it is now time for the accredited to vote for the country that believes she will be the winner of the 67th Eurovision Song Contest.

Below are the results of the final of today’s 13/5 at 21:45:

In the vote for the winner, Finland leads, Sweden is second, and Spain is third!

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Source: Ogae International

Eurovision 2023: The last bets before the Grand Final!

With just under ten hours to go until the Eurovision 2023 Grand Final, your favourite column will present for one last time the betting odds for the 67th Eurovision Song Contest taking place in Liverpool.

Your favourite column will bring you everything that has changed since last night’s Jury Show, both in terms of the winning case and the countries within the Top 10.

Winning probabilities

We seem to be heading towards a deafening victory for Sweden, as the odds for a victory for the Scandinavian country have reached an all-time low during this year’s Eurovision season. The performance in the first semi-final has given Loreen a ‘winning edge’, with the Swedish victory being played at as low as 1.36 at some firms, with the maximum available odds being 1.53.

In second place, with a clear downward trend in some companies, is Finland. Käärijä and “Cha Cha Cha” are Loreen‘s rival in this year’s competition, with Finland‘s win odds now ranging between 3 and 3.75. The Finnish entry has bounced back in recent days, with its odds dropping, effectively becoming the only country that can threaten Sweden from its historic seventh win.

Alone in third place is Ukraine, whose maximum win odds have risen to 15. Israel has moved up to fourth with an odds of 34, now being the highest position it has been in betting-wise during this year’s Eurovision season. The top five is completed by Spain, together with France. Both Big 5 countries are both being played at a maximum odds of 41, having lost ground in recent days after.

In seventh place is Norway, which is offered at odds of 67. Significantly, Norway‘s win odds show a huge discrepancy, with the lowest at 12 and the highest at 67. In eighth place is the United Kingdom at the same odds as ninth place Italy, with their win options offered at odds of 101. Finally, Austria completes the top ten at 126 odds.

Top 10

Of particular interest is one of the most popular markets for betting companies, that of entering the Top 10. Looking at the table below, it can be seen that bookers largely consider entry into the top 10 to be assured for a large proportion of the countries involved in the Grand Final.

Sweden and Finland are seen as the most certain to make the top 10, with bookers offering this particular option between 1.01 and 1.06. In other words, they consider a finish outside the top ten for the aforementioned countries to be an unrealistic scenario.

The same is largely true for Israel and Norway, whose finish inside the Top 10 is offered slightly higher between 1.10 and 1.18.

Quite good chances for another result inside the top ten, continuing the streak of the last few years, seem to be offered by Ukraine and Italy. Both playing between 1.30 and 1.36. Next, Spain and France are seen as the seventh and eighth most likely to occupy a spot within the top 10, being hand in hand as in the win odds. The presence of Spain and France in the Top 10 is being played at 1.44.

Armenia are also among the big favourites to take a place within the Top 10. Brunette and “Future Lover” are the latest country to be offered at odds below double, with Armenia‘s entry into the Top 10 being played between 1.40 and 1.67. If the bookers are correct, it will be the country’s best result since 2016.

A big battle is expected for the final spot in the Top 10; with bookmakers believing that four countries have high enough odds to place within the top 10. Belgium, Austria, Croatia and the Czech Republic return just under 3 times the stake of anyone betting on their presence in the Top 10.

Particularly value for money for those who like high odds is also Slovenia, who made an impression in Thursday’s second semi-final. Slovenia‘s entry into the Top 10 quadruples the stakes.


We are only a few hours away from the big winner of Eurovision 2023 and the truth is that Sweden is considered by the bookers as the most likely to win. Throughout Eurovision 2023, the Swedes have taken the lead and they won’t let it go until the end, with Finland lurking until the last minute claiming their own chances of winning. It remains to be seen whether the predictions will be confirmed this year as well.

As for the rest of the countries, places 3-7 are very close, while for the last Top 10 places the odds keep changing. One thing is for sure, everything can change and the bets are nothing but a reflection of the players’ trends at the betting companies.