Serbian broadcaster RTS has confirmed that it has received a sizable 171 song entries for its upcoming Beosong national selection. An expert panel of judges now have the task to select only 15 songs which will be performed in the semi final on March 2. A televote will decide the five finalists that will vie for a ticket to Malmo a day later on March 3.
This year’s national selection has attracted huge media attention and lots of interest from famous artists. The latest rumors being reported by Serbian media is that Željko Joksimović (ESC 2004, 2006, 2008, 2012) has composed the entry for the popular singer Nataša Bekvalac. Several months ago it was suggested that Nataša was chosen as an internal choice by RTS.