Balkanika

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Balkanika
Sanja Ilić & Balkanika (3) 20180510 EuroVisionary.jpg
Background information
OriginBelgrade, Serbia
Genres
Years active1998–present
LabelsPGP-RTS
MembersAleksandar Radulović
Branimir Marković
Nevena Stamenković
Ljubomir Dimitrijević
Danica Krstić
Marija Bjelanović
Milan Jejina
Mladen Lukić
Nebojša Nedeljković
Nemanja Kojić

Balkanika (Serbian Cyrillic: Балканика) is a Serbian group formed by Sanja Ilić in 1998. They represented Serbia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal, with the song "Nova deca".

The mission of the group is, as affirmed by Ilić, to preserve, revitalize and modernize Serbian medieval and byzantine music traditions.[1]

Members[edit]

Other members of the group include:[2]

  • vocalists: Nevena Stamenković (born 11 April), Danica Krstić (born 25 November 1995), Marija Bjelanović, Mladen Lukić, and Nemanja Kojić
  • percussionists: Aleksandar Radulović and Milan Jejina
  • guitarists: Branimir Marković and Nebojša Nedeljković
  • flautist: Ljubomir Dimitrijević

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MUZIKA BALKANA JE UNIVERZALNI JEZIK KOJI NAS SPAJA". Balkanika. Archived from the original on 2018-05-13. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Our Team". Balkanika. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
Preceded by
Tijana Bogićević
with "In Too Deep"
Serbia in the Eurovision Song Contest
2018
Succeeded by
Nevena Božović
with "Kruna"
Preceded by
Marko Kon & Milaan
Beovizija winner
2018
Succeeded by
Nevena Božović