Serbia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008

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Eurovision Song Contest 2008
Country Serbia
National selection
Selection processBeovizija 2008
Selection date(s)Semi-final
March 9, 2008
Final
March 10, 2008
Selected entrantJelena Tomašević
Selected song"Oro"
Finals performance
Final result6th, 160 points
Serbia in the Eurovision Song Contest
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The Serbian National Final, Beovizija 2008, was held on March 9 (semi-finals) and March 10, 2008 (finals) at Sava Centar in Belgrade to determine Serbia's representative at the Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Serbia in May. Beovizija was hosted by Kristina Radenković, Branislav Katić, Đorđe Maričić and Nina Radulović, and the winner was Jelena Tomašević with the song "Oro" scoring the maximum from both the jury and televoters.[1]

20 songs competed in the semi-finals. The top 10 songs from the semi-final qualified for the national final. The voting was a mixture of televoting (50%) and a professional jury (50%).

Beovizija 2008[edit]

For the results of the semi-final, see Beovizija 2008.
Draw Artist Song Televote Jury Total Place
1 Betty Boop "Kvar" 1510 6 7 13 4
2 Beauty Queens "Zavet" 3504 8 8 16 3
3 Drum'n'Zez "Dunav" 1020 5 1 6 9
4 Marko Vulinović "Sada ili nikada" 311 1 6 7 7
5 Aleksa Jelić and Ana Štajdohar "Beli jablan" 3634 10 10 20 2
6 Studio Alektik & Cveta Majtanović "Iznad nas" 2525 7 4 11 5
7 Jelena Tomašević "Oro" 8653 12 12 24 1
8 Ognjen i prijatelji "Čućemo,čućete" 425 2 3 5 10
9 Zoe Kida u Zemlji Gruva "Čudesni svetovi" 784 4 2 6 8
10 Lejla Hot "Da si tu" 732 3 5 8 6

Eurovision[edit]

As the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 and the host of the competition, Serbia was one of the five countries directly qualified into the final on May 24, 2008 performing 23rd, following Spain and preceding the Russia it came sixth in the overall score board with 160 points, receiving the maximum 12 points from BH, Slovenia, Switzerland and Montenegro.

Points awarded by Serbia[edit]

Points awarded to Serbia (Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

Commentators[edit]

For the 2008 contest the commentator for Serbia was Dragoljub Ilić.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JELENA TOMAŠEVIĆ REPRESENTS SERBIA". Retrieved March 11, 2008.
  2. ^ "Eurosong finale". b92.net. Retrieved May 24, 2008.

See also[edit]