Neke davne zvezde

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Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia "Neke davne zvezde"
Eurovision Song Contest 1961 entry
Country Yugoslavia
Artist(s) Ljiljana Petrović
Language Serbo-Croatian
Composer(s) Jože Privšek
Lyricist(s) Miroslav Antić
Conductor Jože Privšek
Finals performance
Final result 8th
Final points 9
Appearance chronology
"Ne pali svetlo u sumrak" (1962) ►

"Neke davne zvezde" ("Some distant stars") was the Yugoslavian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1961, performed in Serbo-Croatian by Ljiljana Petrović. It was the first entry from Yugoslavia in the Eurovision Song Contest.

The song was performed fifth on the night, following Finland's Laila Kinnunen with "Valoa ikkunassa" and preceding Netherlands's Greetje Kauffeld with "Wat een dag". At the close of voting, it had received 9 points, placing 8th in a field of 16.

It was succeeded as Yugoslavian representative at the 1962 Contest by Lola Novaković with "Ne pali svetlo u sumrak".

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