Slovenia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2005

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Eurovision Song Contest 2005
Country  Slovenia
National selection
Selection process EMA 2005
100% Televote
Selection date(s) 6 February 2005
Selected entrant Omar Naber
Selected song "Stop"
Finals performance
Semi-final result Failed to qualify (12th)
Slovenia in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Slovenia was represented in the Eurovision Song Contest 2005 by Omar Naber with the song "Stop".

Omar Naber was born on 7 July 1981 as Omar Kareem, an Arabic name since his father was Jordanian. Omar is a dental technician and plays piano, guitar and bass piano. And apart from singing, composing, writing lyrics and musical arrangements, he is interested in the music industry as a whole. Omar Naber came to fame after he won "Bitka Talentov", which is a talent search contest.

EMA 2005[edit]

The Slovenian national final (EMA) took place on 6 February at the RTVSLO TV Studios in Ljubljana, hosted by Saša Einsiedler and Saša Gerdej. Unlike previous years, there was only one show and no semifinals. "Stop", sung by Omar Naber, was the choice to go to Kiev. The song is a dynamic ballad, but was turned into a rock song for Eurovision. The song is written and composed by Urša Vlašič.

Draw Song Artist Televotes
Round One
Place
Round One
Televotes
Round Two
Place
Round Two
1 "Večni otrok" Johnny Bravo 3049 7
2 "Skozi mesto" Express 2370 11
3 "Daleč od oči" Victory 724 14
4 "Metulj" Saša Lendero 24030 2 27825 2
5 "Stop" Omar Naber 23873 3 29945 1
6 "Anima" Jadranka Juras 2829 8
7 "Kje si" Anika Horvat 1927 12
8 "Nedotaknjena" Sergeja 1148 13
9 "Proti vetru" Regina 2514 9
10 "Tako lepo si mi zlomila srce" Nude 4401 6
11 "Ljubljana" Billy's Private Parking 2394 10
12 "Exxtra" Alya 11364 5
13 "Pojdi z menoj" Rebeka Dremelj 25739 1 23514 3
14 "Noe, Noe" Nuša Derenda 19090 4

At Eurovision[edit]

"Stop" was performed in the semi-final of the Contest and failed to qualify for the final coming in 12th place.

The spokesperson who revealed Slovenia's votes for other countries was TV SLO host Katarina Čas.[1]

Points Awarded by Slovenia[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philips, Roel (2005-05-17). "The 39 spokespersons!". ESCToday. Retrieved 2009-04-28.