Marija Šestić

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Marija Šestić
Marija Šestić at the Eurovision Song Contest 2007
Marija Šestić at the Eurovision Song Contest 2007
Background information
Birth nameMarija Šestić
Born (1987-05-05) 5 May 1987 (age 34)
Banja Luka, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia
InstrumentsPiano

Marija Šestić (Serbian Cyrillic: Марија Шестић; born 5 May 1987) is a Bosnian singer and musician. She is most known for representing Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 in Helsinki, Finland. Performing the song "Rijeka bez imena" ("Nameless river"), Šestić collected a total of 106 points, placing eleventh out of twenty-four entries.

Career[edit]

A pianist by trade,[1] Šestić has achieved top results in domestic festivals and also had the chance to be the first artist from the former Yugoslavia to appear on MTV Europe. Marija attempted to reach Eurovision in 2005 and with the song "In This World", she ended up in a respectable fourth place at the national final.

Personal life[edit]

Šestić's father, Dušan Šestić, is also a musician and composed the national anthem of Bosnia and Herzegovina.[2][3][4]

Music festival wins[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eurovision Radio International. "Eurovision Live Concert 2015: Interview with Marija Sestic (Bosnia & Herzegovina)" – via YouTube.
  2. ^ "ZaÅ¡to je DuÅ¡an Å estić najveći svetski baksuz meÄ'u kompozitorima". Blic (in Serbian).
  3. ^ "Bosnia and Herzegovina". nationalanthems.info. 28 May 2012.
  4. ^ "Dušan Šestić: Tekst himne ćemo dobiti onda kada to budemo istinski željeli". Klix (in Bosnian). Bosnia and Herzegovina. 2015. Retrieved 17 January 2019.

External links[edit]

Media related to Marija Šestić at Wikimedia Commons

Preceded by
Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Eurovision Song Contest
2007
Succeeded by