preliminary round ‘ EMA ‘ is extended

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The Slovenian Eurovision heat EMA is undergoing some concept changes next year. That broadcaster RTVSLO has announced.

In recent years there was final with ten songs where a jury there two of selected. The public was there, then the final winner. That system goes on the kick: the preliminary round is next year spread over three nights. Exact dates are not known yet, but most likely it’s going to be consecutive nights. Until 2008, there was also already settled used for rounds, over several days in a row.

EMA, in full Evrovizijska Melodiya (‘ Eurovision melody ‘) and so not to be confused with the MTV Europe Music Awards , a total of sixteen candidates next year will count. That are spread over two semifinals. Select both a professional jury and from each semi-final the Slovenian viewers two finalists, so that eventually there will be eight artists remain in the actual final.

Six regional Slovenian juriesvote therein, by two, four, six, eight, ten and twelve points to their top six. The voices of the public be sixfold to equal weight by roads. The viewers know so 12, 24, 36, 48, 60 and 72 runs.

Update 04/12: The sixteen participants were announced on the Slovenian television. In the table below are per semifinal in alphabetical order. The first eight names so take part in the first semifinal, the last eight in the second. There are two ex-Eurovision participants (photo) who participate. Omar Naber was killed in the semi-final of 2005 and now takes part in the preliminary round for the fifth time in his country, after earlier attempts in 2009, 2011 and 2014. Amaya was as Maja Keuc in the final of 2011 13th with her song No One. The full field of EMA 2017:

King Foo
Lea Sirk
Nika Zorjan
Omar Naber
Sell Out
Tosca Beat
Zala Đurić Ribič
Ina Shai
Kataya & Duncan Kamakana
Nuška Drašček
Tim Kores Kori
United Pandaz & ARSELLO ft. Alex Volasko

In a video on facebook made the broadcaster also data from the preliminary round . On 17 and 18 February find the two semifinals place. The final will take place on Friday 24 February.


Na izboru EMA 2017 bo nastopilo 16 izvajalcev!V prvem predizboru 17. februarja bodo nastopili: Amaya ⋆ KiNG FOO ⋆ Lea Sirk ⋆ Nika Zorjan ⋆ Omar Naber ⋆ Sell out ⋆ TOSCA BEAT ⋆ Zala Đurić RibičV drugem predizboru 18. februarja bodo nastopili: AlyaMusic ⋆ BQL ⋆ INA SHAI ⋆ Kataya & Duncan Kamakana ⋆ Nuška Drašček ⋆ Raiven ⋆ Tim Kores Kori ⋆ United Pandaz & ARSELLO feat. Alex Volasko(Imena izvajalcev so zapisana po abecednem vrstnem redu)Štirje najboljši iz vsakega predizbora se bodo predstavili še enkrat, in sicer v finalu 24. febuarja!

Geplaatst door EMA – Eurovision Slovenia op zondag 4 december 2016

Slovenia was killed in May this year in the semi-finals. M could not enough points with her song Blue and Red. The former Yugoslav country debuted at the Eurovision song contest in 1993. His best performance so far is a seventh place, which was achieved in 1995 and 2001.