RTV SLO (The Slovenian national broadcaster) announced today that Ana Soklič’s song will be decided on the 27th of February 2021. Like last year, they’ll use their national final EMA to decide which song Ana will perform at Eurovision 2021.
In July, RTV SLO encouraged songwriters to submit songs to be sung by Ana on the Eurovision stage. In the end, the broadcaster received 191 entries from different songwriters. The selection is currently narrowed to only three songs left. In the coming days the broadcaster, Ana Soklič and a commission exists of music experts will decide 1 or 2 songs that will compete in EMA 2021.
Next to the song selection for Ana, EMA 2021 will also celebrate the 60th anniversary of Slovenia’s participation at Eurovision. They participated in 1961 for the first time as Yugoslavia in Cannes with the song “Neke davne zvevde” performed by Ljiljana Petrović. They participated as Slovenia for the first time in 1993 with “Tih deževen dan” performed by the band 1x Band. During EMA 2021 they’ll pay special attention to all the acts participated for Slovenia in Eurovision.
Ana Soklič was supposed to fly the Slovenian flag at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2020 with her song “Voda.” On 16th of May RTV SLO announced that Ana would get a new chance to represent Slovenia in 2021. She will be performing on 18th of may 2021 in the first half of the first semi-final.
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