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|Presented by||Ana Mihajlovski
|Opening theme||Love Generation|
|Country of origin||Serbia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
|Original language(s)||Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Montenegrin and Macedonian|
|No. of episodes||25|
|Production company(s)||Emotion Production|
|Original release||September 29, 2008 – January 5, 2009|
Operacija Trijumf (Cyrillic: Операција Тријумф; English: Operation Triumph) was a regional music talent TV reality show filmed in Belgrade, Serbia, aired in the region of former Yugoslavia. It is a local version of Star Academy reality series that was developed and is licensed worldwide by Endemol. The show features contestants from the former Yugoslav republics of Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Macedonia and Montenegro, the show is broadcast by 6 networks in these five countries. The winner of Operacija Trijumf is Adnan Babajić.
Run by Emotion production company from Serbia (local Endemol licence holder), Operacija trijumf's inaugural season began on September 29, 2008. The production format consists of gala evenings held each Monday night in prime time and hosted by a 4-person crew (Ana Mihajlovski, Nikolina Pišek, Milan Kalinić, and Dragan "Maca" Marinković). Additionally, there's a weekly recap show "OT mozak" hosted by Sanja Rajković-Jovanović on Tuesdays as well as variety show "Najgori od sve dece" (The Worst of All the Children/Candidates) hosted by Marijana Mićić and Maca on Saturdays.
- 1 Gala evenings
- 2 Candidates
- 3 Elimination chart
- 4 References
- 5 External links
The very first gala evening on Monday September 29, 2008 featured the introduction to 16 contestants that have entered the Academy as well as performances from Anastacia, Karolina Gočeva, Sergej Ćetković, Jelena Rozga, Deen, Let 3, and Marija Šerifović.
The second gala evening on October 6 featured performances from Željko Joksimović, Severina, and Laka. Contestants Nikola Paunović and Ivana Nikodijević were nominated. The favourite of the audience was Aleksandar Belov.
The third gala evening on October 13 featured Magazin and Zana. It is the first gala evening that had a contestant expelled, Ivana Nikodijević being the first expelled candidate. Contestants Antonija Besednik and Đorđe Gogov were nominated. The favourite of the audience was Aleksandar Belov.
The fourth gala evening on October 20 featured Elena Risteska, Željko Samardžić, Atomsko sklonište, Sky Wikluh and Ajs Nigrutin. Contestant Antonija Besednik was expelled. Sky Wikluh and Ajs Nigrutin stayed in the academy with the contestants for a week. Contestants Andrea Harapin and Nikola Sarić were nominated. The favourite of the audience was Aleksandar Belov.
And, once again, the favourite of the audience was Aleksandar Belov.
The sixth gala evening on November 3 featured Marina Perazić and Negative. Contestant Jasmina Midžić was expelled. The contestants were punished for breaking the rules, by having all the contestants nominated. Jurry, professors and the students themselves could save a grand total of four students, including Aleksandar Belov, who was that week's favorite. They eventually saved Ana Bebić, Sonja Bakić, Igor Cukrov and Đorđe Gogov. The choice of Sonja Bakić by the students was criticized by the audience, because she was highly responsible for the punishment. The other 9 contestants were nominated.
The seventh gala evening on November 10 featured Kaliopi, Dado Topić, and Gru. Two students were expelled this time - Mirjana Kostić and Kristijan Jovanov. Contestants Adnan Babajić and Milica Majstorović were nominated. The favourite of the audience was Aleksandar Belov.
The eight gala on November 17 featured Colonia and Divlje jagode. Contestant Milica Majstorović was expelled. Contestants Đorđe Gogov and Vukašin Brajić were nominated. One more time, Aleksandar Belov was chosen by the audience to be its favourite.
The ninth gala on November 24 featured Bojan Marović and Danijela Martinović. Contestant Đorđe Gogov was expelled. Contestants Nikola Paunović and Ana Bebić were nominated. The favourite, according to the audience, was Aleksandar Belov.
The tenth gala on December 1 was supposed to feature Aleksandra Radović and Goran Karan. Unfortunately, Marina Tucaković's son died on the day of the Gala so it was moved to December 8. The new gala featured Emina Jahović and Jelena Rozga. Contestant Nikola Paunović was expelled, while contestants Nikola Sarić and Vukašin Brajić were nominated. The favourite of the audience was Aleksandar Belov.
The eleventh gala on December 15, featured Petar Grašo and Karolina Gočeva. Contestant Nikola Sarić was expelled, while contestants Sonja Bakić and Vukašin Brajić were nominated. Aleksandar Belov was the favourite of the audience once again.
The fifteenth gala was on January 5 and the winner was announced: Adnan Babajić. The fifth place was taken by Danijel Pavlović, fourth was Nina Petković, 2nd runner up was Aleksandar Belov, 1st runner up was Vukašin Brajić and the winner, Adnan Babajić.
|Adnan Babajić||Ado/Babaja/Koala||20||Živinice, Bosnia and Herzegovina||2/3||Winner|
|24||Sanski Most, Bosnia and Herzegovina||5/6||Runner up|
|Aleksandar Belov||Alex/Makedonac||21||Negotino, Macedonia||0/0||2nd runner up|
|Nina Petković||Ninoćka||27||Tivat, Montenegro||1/6||3rd runner up|
|Danijel Pavlović||Super star/Daki||23||Kragujevac, Serbia||2/2||4th runner up|
|Ana Bebić||Anee/Bebićka||22||Metković, Croatia||1/5||Expelled on gala 14/Semi-finalist|
|Igor Cukrov||Cuki/Šime||22||Šibenik/Split, Croatia||1/2||Expelled on gala 13|
|Sonja Bakić||24||Sombor/Novi Sad, Serbia||1/5||Expelled on gala 12|
|Nikola Sarić||Sajko/Sale||19||Novi Beograd, Serbia||3/5||Expelled on gala 11|
|Nikola Paunović||Johnny/Pidža||23||Kragujevac, Serbia||3/7||Expelled on gala 10|
|Đorđe Gogov||Đole||20||Dimitrovgrad, Serbia||2/3||Expelled on gala 9|
|Milica Majstorović||Mica||19||Kragujevac, Serbia||2/2||Expelled on gala 8|
|Mirjana Kostić||Mika||25||Kanjiža, Serbia||1/1||Expelled on gala 7|
|Kristijan Jovanov||Kikser/Kiki||19||Radoviš, Macedonia||1/1|
|Jasmina Midžić||Jazzy/Jaca||26||Bihać, Bosnia and Herzegovina||1/1||Expelled on gala 6|
|Andrea Harapin||Pjevačica||24||Kutina, Croatia||1/1||Expelled on gala 5|
|Antonija Besednik||Tonka||22||Zagreb, Croatia||1/1||Expelled on gala 4|
|Ivana Nikodijević||Tina||20||Negotin/Zemun, Serbia||1/1||Expelled on gala 3|
- The contestant won the show
- The contestant lost in the final
- The contestant was nominated
- The contestant was nominated, but saved by the academy
- The contestant was nominated, but saved by the jury
- The contestant was nominated, but saved by the students
- The contestant was on "Najgori od sve dece"
- The contestant was expelled
- The contestant was a favourite according to the audience
- The contestant made a guest appearance after being expelled