SERBIA – Serbian Broadcasting Corporation RTS announced the team that will accompany the vocals, the Eurovision scene in Tel Aviv, Nevena Božović, and the acoustic version of the song “Kruna”.
In about a month, the Eurovision Song Contest will be held in the country of Israel. RTS revealed that four people will be on the vocals of Serbia’s participation. Everyone who is on the vocals of Kruna this year has previous experience in the Eurovision Song Contest.
Ivana Vladovic – backing vocals on Serbia’s participation in Eurovision 2015 and 2018
Olga Popovic – backing vocals on Serbia’s participation in Eurovision 2012
Dusan Alagic – backing vocals on Serbia’s participation in Eurovision 2012, producer in two country entries in Junior Eurovision and songwriter of 2017 participation “In Too Deep”.
Mladen Lukic – Representative of Serbia at Eurovision 2018, with Sanja Ilic & Balkanika
RTS released the audio version of “Kruna” and announced that it will soon release the official video clip of the country’s participation, alongside an English version, with a symphony orchestra.
Nevena was born in Kosovska Mitrovica, Serbia on 15 June 1994. She completed elementary and high music school specialising in piano (Instrumental Music Department – piano) and gymnasium (socio-lingual sciences), and then she enrolled at the Music Academy at the age of 16. This year Nevena specialized in solfeggio at the Faculty of Music of the University of Belgrade.
She has performed at many music festivals and competitions since her first Eurovision adventure at the age of 13. She finished in third place at the 2007 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with Write to Me. In 2008 she was awarded a silver medal by the President of the Republic of Italy, Giorgio Napolitano, for the best voice in the Festival in Battipaglia, Italy and in 2009 she won the ‘Sunčane Skale’ Festival in Herceg Novi.
In 2010, she won the award for best debut in the Festival in Vrnjačka Banja and made it to the finals of the first series of the first season of The Voice of Serbia. Nevena made her first appearance at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2013 as one of the band members of ‘My 3’, finishing 11th in the first Semi-Final with Ljubav Je Svuda.
Nevena Božović was a jury member in the Serbian national finals to choose the country’s 2015 Eurovision Song Contest entry and represented Serbia in 2007 at ‘Slavianski Bazaar’ in Belarus where she finished in third.
Serbia will compete in the First Semi Final and you can support Nevena by voting for her in Europrediction