Slovakia in the Eurovision Song Contest 1998

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Eurovision Song Contest 1998
Country  Slovakia
National selection
Selection process Internal Selection
Selected entrant Katarína Hasprová
Selected song "Modlitba"
Finals performance
Final result 21st, 8 points
Slovakia in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Slovakia returned to the Eurovision Song Contest 1998 in Birmingham, United Kingdom after being relegated from the 1997 contest.

For the 1998 contest Slovenská Televízia (STV) selected Katarína Hasprová to sing for Slovakia, with the song "Modlitba" (A Prayer). The song was composed by Gabriel Dušík and Anna Wepperyová.

At Eurovision[edit]

Hasprová performed 6th on the night of the contest, following Switzerland and preceding Poland. At the close of the voting it had received 8 points (all came from Croatia), placing 21st in a field of 25.

After the contest STV withdrew from the contest, and would not return for 11 years, until the Eurovision Song Contest 2009.

Voting[edit]

Points awarded to Slovakia[edit]

Points Awarded to Slovakia
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

Points awarded by Slovakia[edit]

12 points  Malta
10 points  Croatia
8 points  Estonia
7 points  Belgium
6 points  Netherlands
5 points  Cyprus
4 points  Ireland
3 points  Macedonia
2 points  Portugal
1 point  United Kingdom

See also[edit]