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Serbia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007

Eurovision Song Contest 2007
Country Serbia
National selection
Selection processBeovizija 2007
Selection date(s)Semi-final
March 7, 2007
Final
March 8, 2007
Selected entrantMarija Šerifović
Selected song"Molitva"
Finals performance
Semi-final resultQualified (1st, 298 points)
Final result1st, 268 points
Serbia in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Serbia selected their entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 on 8 March 2007. They used the festival Beovizija 2007, which consists of one semi-final and a final. On 7 March 2007, a qualifying round took place with 20 songs. Ten songs qualified to the final where the winner was chosen by 50% jury and 50% televoting. Marija Šerifović performed "Molitva" and won the contest for Serbia at Eurovision, although the song was not the jury's first choice.

Beovizija 2007

For the results of the semi-final, see Beovizija 2007.
Draw Artist Song Televote Jury Total Place
Votes Points
1 Peca Jovanović "Kao da je bilo juče" 1,264 4 2 6 10
2 Miki Perić "Jablan" 653 1 6 7 8
3 Negativ "Prava Stvar" 1,128 3 12 15 3
4 Betty Boop "Sama" 2,164 6 5 11 5
5 Slobodan Trkulja i Balkanopolis "Nebo" 4,084 10 7 17 2
6 Marija Šerifović "Molitva" 5,638 12 10 22 1
7 Maja Marković "Nije nam se dalo" 1,000 2 4 6 9
8 Blizanci "Mambo Jambo Serbiano" 3,377 8 1 9 6
9 Ivana Jordan "Bomba" 2,792 7 8 15 4
10 Aleksa Jelić "Beli grad" 1,585 5 3 8 7

Serbian National Final was closed for foreign performers. "During our promo tour we wished to go to Serbia. However, we were clearly told that we were not welcome there," said Sławomir Sokołowski, manager of the Polish entry for Eurovision 2007, The Jet Set.

At Eurovision

Serbia had competed in the semi-final of the 2007 Contest on 10 May 2007 performing 15th, following Poland and preceding the Czech Republic.Serbia was ranked first, with 298 points and qualifying for the final. At the final Serbia, performing 17th in the running order, following Germany and preceding Ukraine. She received 268 points, winning the contest for Serbia its best result to date. Meaning that Serbia automatically qualified for the final in the 2008 contest.

Points awarded to Serbia

Points awarded to Serbia (semi-final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point
Points awarded to Serbia (final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

Points awarded by Serbia

See also