Slovenia competed in the Eurovision Song Contest 1999, represented by Darja Švajger and "For A Thousand Years". the song, performed in Slovene as "Se tisoc let", was the winner of the Slovene national final, EMA 1999.
The Slovene national broadcaster Radiotelevizija Slovenija (RTVSLO) held a national final to select the Slovene entry for the 1999 Eurovision Song Contest. EMA 1999 was held on 26 February at the RTVSLO TV studios in Ljubljana, hosted by Mojca Mavec. A total of 17 songs competed to become the Slovene entry for Eurovision 1999, and the final winner was selected by an expert jury and televoting.