Slovenia in the Eurovision Song Contest 1997

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Eurovision Song Contest 1997
Country Slovenia
National selection
Selection processEMA 1997
Selection date(s)22 February 1997
Selected entrantTanja Ribič
Selected song"Zbudi se"
Finals performance
Final result10th, 60 points
Slovenia in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1996 1997 1998►

Slovenia competed in the Eurovision Song Contest 1997, represented by Tanja Ribič and the song "Zbudi se" (Wake up). Ribič was the winner of the 1997 EMA contest, organised by Slovene broadcaster Radiotelevizija Slovenija (RTVSLO).

EMA 1997[edit]

The 1997 EMA contest was held on 22 February, hosted by Mojca Mavec. RTV SLO invited 7 songwriters to write each two songs for the competition and open call wasn't hold.

EMA 1997 - 22 February 1997
Draw Artist Song Televote Place
1 Natalija Verboten "Nekdo" 265 12
2 Dominik Kozarič "Zaradi nje" 650 9
3 Tanja Ribič "Zbudi se" 4493 1
4 Tinkara Kovač "Veter z juga" 574 10
5 Irena Vrčkovnik "Kadar boš ob njej zaspal" 1010 7
6 Melita & Klarisa "Daljave" 512 11
7 GROM "Le en poljub" 895 8
8 Napoleon "Prosim ostani" 1794 5
9 Katrina "Korak v dežju" 213 13
10 Rok 'n' Band "Jagode in čokolada" 2226 3
11 Darja Švajger "Vsakdanji čudež" 4076 2
12 Vili Resnik "Ti in jaz" 1521 6
13 M4M "Objemi me nežno" 2047 4

At Eurovision[edit]

At Eurovision Ribic performed "Zbudi se" 6th in the running order, following Ireland and preceding Switzerland. At the close of the voting she received 60 points, placing 10th of the 25 competing entries.

Voting[edit]

Points awarded to Slovenia[edit]

Points Awarded to Slovenia
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

Points awarded by Slovenia[edit]

12 points  Russia
10 points  Italy
8 points  United Kingdom
7 points  Poland
6 points  Sweden
5 points  Spain
4 points  Cyprus
3 points  Estonia
2 points  France
1 point  Ireland

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