Macedonia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2002

Karolina Gočeva represented Macedonia in the 2002 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Od nas zavisi" after winning the national final selection, for the Eurovision Song Contest 2002.

Eurovision Song Contest 2002
Country Macedonia
National selection
Selection processSkopje Fest 2002
Selection date(s)16 February 2002
Selected entrantKarolina Gočeva
Selected song"Od nas zavisi"
Selected songwriter(s)
  • Nikola Perevski
  • Vladimir Krstevski
Finals performance
Final result19th, 25 points
Macedonia in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄2000 2002 2004►

Before EurovisionEdit

Skopje Fest 2002Edit

The final was held on 16 February 2002 at the Macedonian National Theatre in Skopje, hosted by Igor Džambazov. The winner was chosen by a combination of votes from the audience in the hall (20%), televoting (40%) and an expert jury (40%). Other participants included Andrijana Janevska who was the runner-up with the French lyrics song "O šeri, mon šeri" (O cherie mon cherie) and Risto Samardžiev who came third with "Nema veke pesni tazni".

Final – 16 February 2002
Draw Artist(s) Song Points Place
1 Gjorgji Krstevski "Pesna za tebe" (Песна за тебе) 159 5
2 Fani "Lejdi" (Лејди) 24 14
3 Biba "Neobičen krug" (Необичен круг) 16 15
4 Žarmena "Somnež" (Сомнеж) 0 18
5 Vera Janković "Veti mi" (Вети ми) 34 13
6 Lidija Kočovska "Lice i opačina" (Лице и опачина) 96 7
7 Karolina Gočeva "Od nas zavisi" (Од нас зависи) 346 1
8 Marjan Nikolovski and Lozena "Kaži mi, kaži" (Кажи ми, кажи) 57 11
9 Ana Simonovska "Kako mi e mene" (Како ми е мене) 15 16
10 Pece Ognenov "Sakam da sme zaedno" (Сакам да сме заедно) 13 17
11 Andrijana Janevska "O šeri, mon šeri" (О шери, мон шери) 238 2
12 Desko and Suzana "Sekjavanje" (Сеќавање) 70 9
13 Risto Samardžiev "Nema vekje pesni tažni" (Нема веќе песни тажни) 224 3
14 Bagaž "Kje te najdam" (Ќе те најдам) 89 8
15 Aneta Eftimova "Za samo edna nokj" (За само една ноќ) 58 10
16 Tijana "Izgrev" (Изгрев) 177 4
17 Marija Georgieva and Gjoko Taneski "Koga molčat očite" (Кога молчат очите) 45 12
18 Ljubko Angelov "Totalen kolaps" (Тотален колапс) 127 6

At EurovisionEdit

Karolina Gočeva performed 9th on the night of the contest, following Estonia and preceding Israel. At the close of the voting she had received 25 points, placing 19th in a field of 24, thus relegating Macedonia from the 2003 contest.[1]

VotingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Final of Tallinn 2002". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 8 April 2021. Retrieved 8 April 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Results of the Final of Tallinn 2002". European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 8 April 2021. Retrieved 8 April 2021.