Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012

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Eurovision Song Contest 2012
Country  Bosnia and Herzegovina
National selection
Selection process Internal Selection
Selection date(s) Artist: 15 December 2011
Song Presentation: 15 March 2012
Selected entrant Maya Sar
Selected song "Korake ti znam"
Finals performance
Semi-final result Qualified (6th, 77 points)
Final result 18th, 55 points
Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Bosnia and Herzegovina participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku, Azerbaijan. The Bosnian entry was selected through an internal selection, organised by the Bosnian broadcaster BHRT. Maya Sar represented Bosnia and Herzegovina with the song "Korake ti znam", which qualified from the second semi-final and went on to place 18th in the final, scoring 55 points.[1][2]

Internal selection[edit]

On 15 December 2011, BHRT announced that Maya Sar was internally selected to represent Bosnia and Herzegovina.[3] On 15 February 2012, BHRT revealed that "Korake ti znam" (I Know Your Steps) would be the song Maya Sar would perform in Baku.[2][4] On 15 March, BHRT aired a television special where "Korake ti znam" was officially presented to the public along with the music video for the song.[5]

At Eurovision[edit]

Bosnia and Herzegovina competed in the second half of the second semi-final (17th on stage), on 24 May 2012, following Norway and preceding the Lithuania. Maya Sar received 77 points and placed 6th, thus qualifying for the final on 26 May.[6]

In the final, Bosnia and Herzegovina was drawn to perform 5th, after Lithuania and preceding Russia. The Bosnian entry scored a total of 55 points and placed 18th in the final.[1]

Split Results[edit]

  • In the Semi-final Bosnia and Herzegovina came 6th with 77 points: the public awarded Bosnia and Herzegovina 7th place with 70 points and the jury awarded 6th place with 77 points.[7]
  • In the Final Bosnia and Herzegovina came 18th with 55 points: the public awarded Bosnia and Herzegovina 16th place with 57 points and the jury awarded 15th place with 71 points.[7]

Points awarded to Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]

Points Awarded to Bosnia and Herzegovina (Second Semi-Final)[6]
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point
Points Awarded to Bosnia and Herzegovina (Final)[1]
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

Points Awarded by Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Eurovision Song Contest 2012 Grand Final". Eurovision.tv. 
  2. ^ a b Storvik-Green, Simon (16 February 2012). "Maya Sar to sing "Korake ti znam" in Baku". Eurovision.tv. 
  3. ^ Storvik-Green, Simon (15 December 2011). "Maya Sar to represent Bosnia & Herzegovina in Baku". Eurovision.tv. 
  4. ^ "B&H: Maya Sar announced the name of the song". Sarajevo-x.com. 15 February 2012. Retrieved 15 February 2012. 
  5. ^ Storvik-Green, Simon (15 March 2012). "Bosnia & Herzegovina: Orchestral ballad presented by Maya Sar". Eurovision.tv. 
  6. ^ a b c "Eurovision Song Contest Semi-Final (2)". Eurovision.tv. 
  7. ^ a b Siim, Jarmo (18 June 2012). "Eurovision 2012 split jury-televote results revealed". Eurovision.tv.