Marija Šestić

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Marija Šestić
ESC 2007 Bosnia and Herzegovina - Maria Sestic - Rijeka bez imena.jpg
Marija Šestić at the Eurovision Song Contest 2007
Background information
Birth name Marija Šestić
Born (1987-05-05) 5 May 1987 (age 28)
Origin Banja Luka, Bosnia-Herzegovina, then Yugoslavia

Marija Šestić (Serbian: Марија Шестић, born 5 May 1987, Banja Luka, Bosnia-Herzegovina, then Yugoslavia) is a Bosnian Serb singer and musician. She is most known for representing Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 in Helsinki, Finland. Performing the song "Rijeka bez imena" ("Nameless river"), Šestić collected a total of 106 points, placing eleventh out of twenty-four entries.

Šestić has achieved top results in domestic festivals and also had the chance to be the first artist from the former Yugoslavia to appear on MTV Europe. Marija attempted to reach Eurovision in 2005 and with the song "In This World", she ended up in a respectable fourth place at the national final.

Her father, Dušan Šestić, composed the national anthem of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Intermeco.

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Preceded by
Hari Mata Hari
with Lejla
Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Eurovision Song Contest
Succeeded by
Elvir Laković Laka
with Pokušaj