Saturday, January 7, 2017

Slovenia: 16 candidates for "EMA 2017"

"EMA 2017" Candidates (© RTVSLO)
Slovenian broadcaster RTVSLO revealed 16 acts for the national selection "EMA 2017". 16 contestants are in the battle in two semi-finals to get a ticket to the national final on 24th February 2017.

17.02.2017 - Semi-Final 1 - Candidates
(names in alphabetical order)

18.02.2017 - Semi-Final 2 - Candidates
(names in alphabetical order)

The running order for the semi-finals and the songs will be revealed on a later day. 


"EMA 2017"

  • 17.02.2017 - Semi-Final 1
  • 18.02.2017 - Semi-Final 2
  • 24.02.2017 - National Final

Voting: 

  • 50% Expert jury
  • 50% Public voting
Four out of eight from each semi-final will qualify to the national final on 24th February 2017. Two of them with the highest score from the audience and two more chosen by a expert jury. 


ManuElla won "EMA 2016" and represented Slovenia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in Stockholm. Her song "Blue and Red" failed to qualify to the Eurovision final.

The winner of "EMA 2017" will be honored to represent Slovenia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kyiv. Who will participate in one of the semi-finals on 9th or 11th May 2017?

Read more about 'EMA' here: