Slovenia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007

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Eurovision Song Contest 2007
Country  Slovenia
National selection
Selection process EMA 2007
Selection date(s) Semi-finals
1 February 2007
2 February 2007
Final
3 February 2007
Selected entrant Alenka Gotar
Selected song "Cvet z juga"
Finals performance
Semi-final result Qualified (7th, 140 points)
Final result 15th, 66 points
Slovenia in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Slovenia selected their entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 on 3 February 2007 using EMA 2007. After two semi-finals, a final, and a superfinal, Slovenia chose Alenka Gotar to fly the flag in Helsinki with the song "Cvet z juga". The song is written and composed by Andrej Babić and Aleksandra Valenčić.

Prior to the contest, Alenka visited Spain's national selection along with six other Eurovision hopefuls. It has been confirmed by Alenka that the song will in fact be sung Slovene for the performance in Eurovision. The song qualified from the semi-finals, finishing in seventh place with 140 points. In the final, Gotar finished in fifteenth position with 66 points.

EMA 2007[edit]

For the full results, see the main article: EMA 2007.

In late 2006 RTV SLO open a call for songs to participate in the Slovenian selection for Eurovision Song Contest 2007; EMA 2007. 91 submit an application to participate. Jury members chosen final 23 songs and 2 back-up songs. In EMA 2007 participated also Eva Čeren, winner of RTV SLO talent show Bitka Talentov (Battle of talents). She was automatically qualified.


Twenty-four songs were split up between two semifinal groups. The first semifinal group performed on 1 February 2007 and second semifinal group performed on 2 February 2007. At the end of transmissions are viewers asked to vote by fixed phones and mobile phones via 900 number. Fifteen minutes after the lines closed. Presenters hold 7 empeloves, each holding a song title of a finalist.


On 3 February 2007 held EMA 2007 - Izbor (Eurovision Melody 2007 - The Finale). Fourteen qualifiers from semifinals performed. The winner was chosen trogh two rounds of public voting; in first round were 12 eliminated. Alenka Gotar with song "Cvet z juga" won over Eva Černe's song "Čudeži Smehljaja".

Draw Singer Song Round 1
Televotes
Round 2
Televotes
Placing
Final
1 Alya "Vizija" 3971 - 12
2 Zlati Muzikanti "Pepelka" 6141 - 8
3 Dean Vivod & Tonus Kitaris "Hitmejker" 6500 - 7
4 Nude "Element L" 9136 - 5
5 Sebastian "Naj svet zakrici" 5567 - 9
6 Denis "Nor sem nate" 3806 - 13
7 Don Corleone "Bella mia" 10596 - 3
8 Tadeja Fatur "Drugacna (pesem)" 1791 - 14
9 Zablujena Generacija "Kdo hoce plesati z menoj" 9953 - 4
10 Žana "Druga violina" 7804 - 6
11 Alenka Gotar "Cvet z juga" 20123 44636 1
12 Steffy & Donald Trumpet "Zadel si me v živo" 5193 - 10
13 Martin Perovic "Zadeni me" 4467 - 11
14 Eva Cerne "Čudeži Smehljaja" 20509 31324 2

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

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