Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008

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Eurovision Song Contest 2008
Country  Bosnia and Herzegovina
National selection
Selection process Internal Selection
Selection date(s) 2 March 2008
Selected entrant Laka & Mirela Laković
Selected song "Pokušaj"
Finals performance
Semi-final result Qualified (9th, 72 points)
Final result 10th, 110 points
Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄2007 2008 2009►

Laka was chosen to represent Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Eurovision Song Contest 2008. The song representing Bosnia-Herzegovina at the 2008 Contest in Belgrade was first announced to the public following the most recent tradition of a Sunday prime time TV show. This time, the song was presented in a prime-time live special on Sunday, 2 March 2008 on BHRT and BHT SAT.

Selection[edit]

The Bosnia-Herzegovinian national broadcaster announced that the Bosnia-Herzegovinian entry would be selected during a show called BH Eurosong on 2 March 2008. Firstly the artist would be selected and then the song was to be chosen while both would separately be revealed. On 27 December 2007 the seven-member Committee formed by the BHRT, listened to all 31 shortlisted songs selected from a total of 50 received by 20 December deadline.

At Eurovision[edit]

Bosnia-Herzegovina took part in the first semi-final held in Belgrade on 20 May 2008. The country qualified to take part in the finals on 24 May 2008 where they performed 6th following Armenia and preceding Israel. Laka finished 10th with 110 points

Points Awarded by Bosnia and Herzegovina[1][edit]

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

Commentators and spokespersons[edit]

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