In the second half of January the pre-selection of EMA 2020, EMA Freš, took place at the Studio 2 of RTV Slovenija, and the winners finished the line up of established artists who applied to EMA 2020.
A total of 74 songs were submitted for EMA 2020, and a three member jury consisting of Raiven (three-times participant and one-time host of EMA), Mojca Menart (RTVSlo) and Jernej Vene (Music Editor of the radio station Val 202) chose the 10 finalists.
Few minutes ago RTV Slovenija published the 30 seconds snippets of the songs – one of these will represent Slovenia at the first half of the 1st Semi-Final of 2020 Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Running order of the performances will be:
- Simon Vadnjal – Nisi sam
- Saška – Še kar lovim tvoj nasmeh
- Gaja Prestor – Verjamem vase
- Ana Soklič – Voda
- Inmate – The Salt
- Manca Berlec – Večnost
- Tinkara Kovač – Forever
- Božidar Wolfand Wolf – Maybe someday
- Parvani Violet – Kupid
- Klara Jazbec – Stop The World
- Imset – Femme Fatale
- Lina Kuduzović – Man Like U
Tinkara Kovač already represented Slovenia in Eurovision back in 2014, with “Spet (Round And Round), and made it to the Grand Final in Copenhagen. Lina Kuduzović represented Slovenia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Bulgaria, where her entry “Prva ljubezen” reached 3rd place – Slovenia’s best result in the two Contests. InMate have already tried their luck in EMA 2019, when their entry “Atma” finished in 7th place, one of the returning artists is Ana Soklič, as she already competed at EMA 2004 and 2007, as Diona Dimm.
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