Serbia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008

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Eurovision Song Contest 2008
Country  Serbia
National selection
Selection process Beovizija 2008
Selection date(s) Semi-final
March 9, 2008
Final
March 10, 2008
Selected entrant Jelena Tomašević
Selected song "Oro"
Finals performance
Final result 6th, 160 points
Serbia in the Eurovision Song Contest
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The Serbian National Final, Beovizija 2008, was held on March 9 (semi-finals) and March 10, 2008 (finals) at Sava Centar in Belgrade to determine Serbia's representative at the Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Serbia in May. Beovizija was hosted by Kristina Radenković, Branislav Katić, Đorđe Maričić and Nina Radulović, and the winner was Jelena Tomašević with the song Oro scoring maximum from both jury and televoters.[1]

20 songs competed in the semi-finals. The top 10 songs from the semi-final qualified for the national final. The voting was a mixture of televoting (50%) and a professional jury (50%).

Beovizija 2008[edit]

For the results of the semi-final, see Beovizija 2008.
Draw Artist Song Televote Jury Total Place
1 Betty Boop "Квар (Kvar)" 1510 6 7 13 4
2 Beauty Queens "Завет (Zavet)" 3504 8 8 16 3
3 Drum'n'Zez "Дунав (Dunav)" 1020 5 1 6 9
4 Марко Вулиновић – Marko Vulinović "Сада или никада (Sada ili nikada)" 311 1 6 7 7
5 Алеска Јелић и Ана Штајдохар – Aleksa Jelić and Ana Štajdohar "Beli jablan" 3634 10 10 20 2
6 Студио Алектик & Цвета Мајтановић – Studio Alektik & Cveta Majtanović "Изнад нас (Iznad nas)" 2525 7 4 11 5
7 Јелена Томашевић – Jelena Tomašević "Оро (Oro)" 8653 12 12 24 1
8 Огњен и пријатељи – Ognjen i prijatelji "Чућемо, чућете – Čućemo,čućete" 425 2 3 5 10
9 Зои Кида у Земљи Грува – Zoe Kida u Zemlji Gruva "Чудесни светови (Čudesni svetovi)" 784 4 2 6 8
10 Лејла Хот – Lejla Hot "Да си ту (Da si tu)" 732 3 5 8 6

Eurovision[edit]

As the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 and the host of the competition, Serbia was one of the five countries directly qualified into the final on May 24, 2008. It came sixth in the overall score board with 160 points receiving the maximum 12 points from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Switzerland and Montenegro.

Points Awarded by Serbia[2][edit]

Points Awarded to Serbia (Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

Commentators[edit]

For the 2008 contest the commentator for Serbia was Dragoljub Ilić.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JELENA TOMAŠEVIĆ REPRESENTS SERBIA". Retrieved 2008-03-11. 
  2. ^ Eurovision Song Contest 2008
  3. ^ "Eurosong finale". b92.net. Retrieved 2008-05-24. 

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