Cvet z juga

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"Cvet z juga"
Alenka Gotar - Cvet Z Juga.jpg
Single by Alenka Gotar
Released 2007
Writer(s) Andrej Babić
Aleksandar Valenčića
Alenka Gotar singles chronology
"Cvet z juga"
(2007)
"Ženska iz soli"
(2007)
Slovenia "Cvet z juga"
Eurovision Song Contest 2007 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
Lyricist(s)
Finals performance
Semi-final result
7th
Semi-final points
140
Final result
15th
Final points
66
Appearance chronology
◄ "Mr Nobody" (2006)   
"Vrag naj vzame" (2008) ►

"Cvet z juga" ("Flower of the south") is a "popera" song by Alenka Gotar, and represented Slovenia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2007. The song is about a girl who bids farewell to her boyfriend and gives him a white flower (Moj beli cvet - My white flower) as a reminder.

Alenka Gotar singing "Cvet z juga" at Eurovision.

On the night of the semi-final, the song performed twenty-fifth, following Belgium's KMG's with "Love Power" and preceding Turkey's Kenan Doğulu and "Shake It Up Şekerim". At the close of voting, it had received 140 points, placing seventh in a field of twenty eight, and bringing Slovenia to the final for the first time since 2003.

On the night of the final, the song performed seventh, following Macedonia's Karolina Gočeva with "Mojot svet" and preceding Hungary's Magdi Rúzsa and "Unsubstantial Blues". At the close of voting, it had received 66 points, placing fifteenth in a field of twenty four.

It was succeeded as Slovene representative at the 2008 contest by Rebeka Dremelj and "Vrag naj vzame".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Cvet z juga"
  2. "Cvet z juga" (English Version)
  3. "Cvet z juga" (Symphonic Version)
  4. "Cvet z juga" (Karaoke)

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