Serbia participated in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Gliwice, Poland with the song "Podigni glas (Raise Your Voice)" performed by Darija Vračević. Radio Television of Serbia (RTS) was responsible for selecting their entry for the contest.
|Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019|
|Selection process||Internal selection|
|Selection date(s)||16 September 2019|
|Selected entrant||Darija Vračević|
|Selected song||"Podigni glas (Raise Your Voice)"|
|Selected songwriter(s)||Aleksandra Milutinović|
|Final result||10th, 109 points|
|Serbia in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest|
Prior to the 2019 Contest, Serbia had participated in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest ten times since its debut in 2006, and once as Serbia and Montenegro in 2005, prior to the Montenegrin independence referendum in 2006 which culminated into the dissolution of Serbia and Montenegro, As of 2019, Serbia's best results are two third places, achieved in 2007 and 2010. In last year's contest Serbia got a nineteenth place with Bojana Radovanović and a song called "Svet".
Before Junior EurovisionEdit
Artist and song informationEdit
|Born||27 October 2007|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, voice actress|
|"Podigni glas (Raise Your Voice)"|
|Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019 entry|
|◄ "Svet" (2018)|
|"Heartbeat" (2020) ►|
Darija Vračević (Serbian: Дарија Врачевић, born 27 October 2007) is a Serbian singer, actress and voice artist born in Belgrade. She participated in Pinkove Zvezdice in 2018–19, and represented Serbia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019 with the song "Podigni glas".
Podigni glas (Raise Your Voice)Edit
"Podigni glas" (Serbian: Подигни глас; lit. Raise your voice) is a song by Serbian singer Darija Vračević. It represented Serbia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019.
At Junior EurovisionEdit
During the opening ceremony and the running order draw which both took place on 18 November 2019, Serbia was drawn to perform nineteenth (last) on 24 November 2019, following Albania.
The same voting system that was introduced in the 2017 edition was used, where the results were determined by 50% online voting and 50% jury voting. Every country had a national jury that consisted of three music industry professionals and two children aged between 10 and 15 who were citizens of the country they represented. The rankings of those jurors were combined to make an overall top ten.
The online voting consisted of two phases. The first phase of the online voting began on 22 November 2019 when a recap of all the rehearsal performances was shown on the contest's website Junioreurovision.tv before the viewers could vote. After this, voters also had the option to watch longer one-minute clips from each participant's rehearsal. This first round of voting ended on Sunday 24 November at 15:59 CET. The second phase of the online voting took place during the live show and began right after the last performance and was open for 15 minutes. International viewers were able vote for a minimum of three and a maximum of five songs. They were also able to vote for their own country's song. These votes were then turned into points which were determined by the percentage of votes received. For example, if a song received 20% of the votes, it received 20% of the available points.
Detailed voting resultsEdit
|Draw||Country||Juror A||Juror B||Juror C||Juror D||Juror E||Average Rank||Points Awarded|
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