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EMA 2017 – The last four finalists have been chosen
The second EMA 2017 pre-selection has taken place and of the final eight performers, four have advanced to the final, which will be held on Friday 24th February.
Nuška Drašček

Tim Kores


BQL are the final four acts through to EMA 2017.
Clemens (Tok ti sede), Raiven (Zažarim), Kataya & Duncan Kamakana (Are You There), BQL (Heart of Gold), Ina Shai (Colour Me), United Pandaz & Arsello feat. Alex Volasko (Heart to Heart), Tim Kores (Open Fire) and Nuška Drašček (Flower in the Snow) performed in the second semi-final and Nuška Drašček, Tim Kores, Raiven and BQL booked their place in the final for the chance to represent Slovenia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev.

The second EMA 2017 pre-selection programme
The second pre-selection show was hosted by Tina Gorenjak, Maja Martina Merljak, Tanja Kocman and Mario Galunič. Alenka Godec in Samuel Lucas performed during the voting process.

The second four finalists will join the first four acts who went through last night.

Official photos (by Jani Ugrin) of the second EMA 2017 pre-selection avaliable on: http://bit.ly/2kTIdK4 

The EMA Final 2017
The eight EMA 2017 finalists (in alphabetical order) are:

  • BQL
  • KiNG FOO
  • Nika Zorjan
  • Nuška Drašček
  • Omar Naber
  • Raiven
  • Sell Out
  • Tim Kores

All the details regarding the EMA 2017 final will be released at the beginning of the upcoming week.

Further news on the selection process
More information on the performers can be found on the Official RTV EMA website and on Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat (emaevrovizija).

Please be aware that until the conclusion of the final of EMA 2017, there is a public broadcasting embargo on all the entries.

2016 EMA acts announced in Slovenia

Flag of Slovenia
Flag of Slovenia

The 10 acts who will participate in the 2016 EMA national selection in Slovenia have been announced. They include two former Eurovision participants for Slovenia. Regina, who sang Dan najlepših sanj in 1996, returns as well as Nuša Derenda, who gave us Energy in 2001.

Also, in the selection is ManuElla, who progressed far in the Misija Evrovizija competition, to find the competitor for Slovenia for the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest. The eventual winner was Eva Bota.

The 10 acts competing in the 2016 EMA are –

  • Anja Baš
  • Anja Kotar
  • D Base
  • ManuElla
  • Nuša Derenda
  • Raiven
  • Regina
  • SAN Di EGO
  • Sebastijan Lukovnjak 
  • Žan Serčič

The EMA final will be held on 27 February.

Source: www.eurovision.tv; www.esccovers.com