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Slovenia: EMA Freš Final on January 28!

According to the announcement of RTVSLO, the final of EMA Freš 2022 will take place on January 28 at 20:00 CET.

In this show, which will be hosted by Eva Boto, Melani Mekicar and Arne Međedović, fourteen songs will compete for four places in EMA 2022. An expert jury will pick two songs to advance, while the public will choose another two. The running order for the show is as follows:

  1. Mia Vučković – Telenovela
  2. De Liri – Obstajam (I exist)
  3. Jon Vitezič – Jesus Style
  4. Ina – Moj dopamin (My dopamine)
  5. Marijan Novak and Špela Velikanje – I Am So in Love
  6. Stela Sofia – Tu in zdaj (Here and now)
  7. Leya Leanne – Naked
  8. Nika S. – Počakaj me (Wait for me)
  9. Katja Kos – Deadly Flower
  10. Jaka Hliš – Svoje sreče krojač (Your luck tailor)
  11. Anja Vodošek – Maniac
  12. Emma – Moja sreča (My happiness)
  13. LPS – Disko (Disco)
  14. LUMA – All In

The four winners of EMA Freš will advance to EMA 2022, where they will be joined by sixteen established artists. The winner of EMA 2022 will represent Slovenia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin.

In Eurovision 2021, Slovenia was represented by Ana Soklič with the song “Amen”, which failed to qualify for the grand final, placing thirteenth in Semi Final 1, with 44 points.

Source : RTVSLO

Stay tuned to Eurovisionfun for all news regarding ΕΜΑ and the Slovenian participation at Eurovision 2022!

Slovenia: Submissions to EMA 2020 begun

After a very good result in Tel Aviv, Slovenia is bowling for Eurovision 2020 in the Netherlands, choosing its representative of course through the well-known EMA.  Submissions will last until November 18th.

Through EMA for another year 

Slovenia has achieved four qualifications in the last six years and of course wants to maintain this good result in the Netherlands as well. EMA 2020 regulations have not been announced yet, but we are already aware of a change to the next Slovenian national final.

EMA is looking for new talents 

RTVSLO has announced the launch of EMA along with a separate option, EMA FREŠ.  This is an online option where songs submitted by users  will be posted on the RTV website and across social media.  Visitors will have the opportunity to vote on their favorite composition  on a daily basis, with the winners coming out of the vote at the end of the week.  The winner of the competition will be announced during the night of the EMA 2020 final.

Eligible to participate in EMA FREŠ, are artists under the age of twenty-six who have released no more than three copyrighted  songs, that is, they have been released commercially, in any way.

RTV hopes that the introduction of EMA FREŠ will encourage younger musicians to submit their own compositions.  The application deadline for EMA FREŠ is September 19th.

Will the good results in the comfiest continue?

Earlier this year, Slovenia scored its best in Eurovision since 2015. Zala Kralj and Gašper Šantl finished 15th in the grand final with the atmospheric “Sebi”.  In addition, the duo won Slovenia’s fourth qualification in the last six years – Slovenia’s most successful run since the semifinals.