Serbia: Extension of the submission deadline for Pesma Evrovizije 2023!

On September 1st, the Serbian public television announced the holding of a national final (Pesma Evrovizije) for the selection of the artist and the song that will represent the country at Eurovision Song Contest 2023.

At the same time, the deadline for submission of participations began, which, while it was scheduled to end on November 15, was extended by almost a month and is expected to end on December 1st.

Like last year, a national final will determine the act that will represent Serbia in Eurovision Song Contest.

At the 2022 contest in Turin, Italy, Serbia was represented by Konstrakta with “In corpore sano”. Serbia finished 5th in the Grand Final scoring a total of 312 points, giving the country its best result at the competition since 2012.

Stay tuned to Eurovisionfun for all the developments regarding Serbia’s participation in Eurovision 2023, in Liverpool!

Serbia: the search for the next Serbian representative starts!

Public broadcaster RTS has officially opened their application process for Eurovision.  The deadline to submit a proposal is the 15th of November.

The rules

According to the rules of the Serbian selection the lyrics of the candidate songs must be written in any of the official languages of the Republic of Serbia.  In addition, the singer must be a Serbian citizen.

  • The submission should include the name of the song, full lyrics, complete information of the author, singer, contact details, social networks, email, etc.
  • Songs shouldn’t be published or performed before 1st of September 2022;
  • Following EBU rules for Eurovision, no more than 6 performers are allowed.  In compliance with the age restriction for Eurovision candidates, the youngest member of an act cannot be younger than 16 by the 1st of May 2023.

The complete rules ara available in the following link.  The candidates can send their applications via online by filling the form available here.

Serbia in Eurovision

Serbia won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2007.  The Balkan country has classified to the Grand Final in all but three occasions since it started participating as an independent country in 2007.  Konstrakta represented Serbia in 2022.  She ended in 5th place in the Grand final giving Serbia their best result in a Eurovision Grand Final since Željko Joksimović’s participation in 2012.