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Sanja Ilić, founder of Balkanika, has died aged 70

Sanja Ilić, the founder of the ethno-folk group Balkanika that represented Serbia in Eurovision 2018, has sadly died at the age of 70 from complications relating to COVID-19. The veteran musician formed the group in 1998, with its purpose “to preserve, revitalize and modernize Serbian medieval and byzantine music traditions.” The group alongside Ilić won Beovizija 2018 with “Nova deca” and went on …

Serbia: Exclusive photos from Beovizija

[AdSense-B] Serbia has just chosen its representative, and it’s Sanja Ilić and Balkanika with the song Nova deca. But a lot happened during the show behind the scenes in the common area. Stars of Beovizija were posing for media, and some of them were very unique. Here is a gallery with our exclusive photos! What do #YOU think of Serbia’s entry …

Serbia: Listen to the songs!

[AdSense-B] After nine years, Beovizija is back with seventeen participants and will be held on February 20th in Sava Center. The winner will be decided by an equal mix of jury and televote. RTS, the Serbian public broadcaster, has just published all the songs. There is a variety of songs, including jazz, funk, pop, rock, folk and of course songs …