Aleksandar Tijanic, CEO of RTS, Serbia Broadcasting corporation discussed the possibility of the country’s withdrawal from Eurovision 2014.
“We are still thinking about whether we will participate in the Eurosong or not”, Said Tijanic to the Serbian daily tabloid Blic, “In a month we will make a final decision. Public service is in big financial problems. Eurovision is very watched here, but it costs us about 350,000 euros, before the marketing process. Of commercials and sponsors we cover about 200,000 euros, but there is still the expense of 150,000 euros”
Serbia’s Eurovision debut was in 2007. The country participated 7 times, qualified for the final 5 times, and won the contest once.
So far 20 countries confirmed its participation in Eurovision 2014 in Copenhagen.
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