62nd Post: Eurovision (36 Artists)

Photo Credit: eurovision.tv

Serbia’s public broadcaster RTS has revealed the 36 songs competing in ‘Song For Eurovision 22’, alongside the running orders of the semi-finals, and a first look at the new logo! Below are the names of the songs and artists participating in Serbia’s national final but you won’t have to wait very long to hear them… you will be able to listen to all 36 on the RTS Pesma Evrovizije – Zvanični YouTube channel as of 14:00 CET on Tuesday 8 February. The participants will also present their songs on the RTS morning show on a daily basis, starting from Wednesday 9 February.

Song For Eurovision ’22, broadcast dates:

  • Thursday 3 March: Song for Eurovision ‘22(Semi-Final 1)
  • Friday 4 March: Song for Eurovision ‘22 (Semi-Final 2)
  • Saturday 6 March: Song for Eurovision ‘22(Grand Final) ⭐️

Each semi-final will feature 18 songs, with 9 songs qualifying from each for the grand final. In all shows, 50% of the final score will come from televotes and 50% from professional juries.

Semi-Final 1, Running Order:

Thursday 3 March


1. Sanja Bogosavljević – Priđi mi (Approach me) (https://youtu.be/0UHDaNtrP0s) ) (RQ 10+)

Music: Ilija Antović
Lyrics: Ilija Antović

2. VIS Limunada – Pesma ljubavi (The Song of Love) (https://youtu.be/VBua89S33HY). A six member group. The melody reminds me of an old time favorite: “Mr. Tambourine Man.”

Music: Miodrag Ninić 6 member group.
Lyrics: Miodrag Ninić

3. Zorja – Zorja

Music: Zorja Pajić, Lazar Pajić
Lyrics: Zorja Pajić


4. Bojana Mašković – Dama (Lady)

Music: Dušan Krsmanović i Alen Duš
Lyrics: Alen Duš

5. Boris Subotić – Vrati mi (Give Me Back)

Music: Boris Subotić
Lyrics: Boris Subotić

6. Ivona Pantelić – Znam (I Know) (https://youtu.be/m2wwALbDXS8) RQ 10. Great harmonies!

Music: Ivona Pantelić
Lyrics: Ivona Pantelić

7. Bane Lalić i MVP – Tu gde je ljubav, tu ne postoji mrak (Where There Is Love, These Is No Darkness)

Music: Bane Lalić
Lyrics: Bane Lalić

8. Angellina – Origami (Origami)

Music: Ognjen Jovanov, Marko Kon, Angellina
Lyrics: Ognjen Jovanov, Marko Kon, Angellina

9. Ana Stanić – Ljubav bez dodira (Love Without a Touch)

Music: Vojislav Dragović
Lyrics: Ana Stanić

10. Julija – Brzina (Speed)

Music: Nenad Ćeranić
Lyrics: Nenad Ćeranić

11. Aca Lukas – Oskar (Oscar)

Music: Saša Nikolić
Lyrics: Mira Mijatović


12. Konstrakta – In Corpore Sano

Music: Ana Đurić i Milovan Bošković
Lyrics: Ana Đurić

13. Igor Simić – Nisam ja (It Wasnt Me)

Music: Darko Dimitrov
Lyrics: Vladimir Danilović


14. Mia – Blanko (Blank)

Music: Aleksandra Milutinović
Lyrics: Aleksandra Milutinović

15. Jelena Pajić – Pogledi (Looks)

Music: Marijo Pajić
Lyrics: Đorđe Miljenović


16. Biber – Dve godine i šes’ dana (Two Years and Six Days)

Music: Rastko Aksentijević
Lyrics: Momčilo Bajagić Bajaga


17. Marija Mikić – Ljubav me inspiriše (Love Inspires Me)

Music: Vuxa
Lyrics: Miladin Bogosavljević


18. Lift – Drama (Drama)

Music: Milan SevdahBABY Stanković, LIFT
Lyrics: Milan SevdahBABY Stanković, LIFT

Semi-Final 2, Running Order:

Friday 4 March

1. Srđan Lazić – Tražim te (Searching For You)

Music: Srđan Lazić
Lyrics: Srđan Lazić

2. Julijana Vincan – Istina i laži (Truth and Lies). (https://youtu.be/yxHNGlw5xqQ) A quartet. (RQ 9)

Music: Linda Cristina Persson, Ylva Cristina Persson
Lyrics: Vildana Husibegović

3. Marko Nikolić – Dođi da te volim (Come, So That I Can Love You)

Music: Marko Nikolić
Lyrics: Nada Bučević

4. Zoe Kida – Bejbi (Baby)

Music: Zoe Kida
Lyrics: Zoe Kida


5. Orkestar Aleksandra Sofronijevića – Anđele moj (My Angel)

Music: Aleksandar Sofronijević, Nikola Labović, Mirna Kosanin
Lyrics: Mirna Kosanin

6. Goca Tržan – Fitilj (Fuse)

Music: Dušan Bačić
Lyrics: Dušan Bačić

7. Euterpa – Nedostaješ (Missing)

Music: Boris Krstajić
Lyrics: Vladimir Danilović

8. Dušan Svilar – Samo ne reci da voliš (Just Dont Say You Love)

Music: Rastko Aksentijević
Lyrics: Momčilo Bajagić Bajaga

9. Ivana Vladović i Jovana Stanimirović – Prijaće ti (It’ll Be Good For You)

Music: Ivan Ilić i Nikola Bulatović
Lyrics: Ivan Ilić i Nikola Bulatović

10. Gift – Haos (Chaos)

Music: Gift
Lyrics: Jovan Matić

11. Zejna Murkić – Nema te (You Are Gone) (https://youtu.be/HYGh1OBFhzc). RQ 9. Soft easy listening voice.

Music: Vlado Maraš
Lyrics: Sanja Perić

12. Sara Jo – Muškarčina (Manly Man)

Music: Slobodan Veljković Coby
Lyrics: Slobodan Veljković Coby

13. Marija Mirković – Požuri, požuri (Hurry, Hurry)

Music: Marija Mirković
Lyrics: Alka Vuica

14. Rocher Etno Band – Hajde sad nek svak peva (Let Everybody Sing)

Music: Miodrag Klisarić
Lyrics: Miodrag Klisarić

15. Vasco – Znaš li (Do You Know)

Music: Vasilije Čolan Vasco, Ivan Franović, Marko Kon
Lyrics: Vasilije Čolan, Marko Kon, Anđela Vujović Angellina

16. Tijana Dapčević – Ljubi, ljubi doveka (Kiss, Kiss Forever) (https://youtu.be/RPrNR7xyc8c) RQ 10. Interesting deep, gravelly voice.

Music: Leontina Pat
Lyrics: Leontina Pat
Arrangement: Nemanja Filipović

17. Gramophonedzie – Počinjem da ludim (I’m Going Mad)

Music: Marko Milićević, Milana Popović
Text: Milana Popović, Tamara Milićević

18. Naiva – Skidam (I Take Off)

Music: Zoran Babović Babonja
Lyrics: Jelena Živanović (Jelena Zana)

The hosts for all three shows are well known to Eurovision fans in Serbia; Dragana Kosjerina and Jovan Radomir will greet us on the main stage, while Kristina Radenković and Stefan Popović will be in the green room.

Serbia in the Eurovision Song Contest

Serbia debuted as a newly independent nation in 2007, winning the Contest on its first attempt with the classic Balkan ballad Molitva by Marija Šerifović.