Montenegrin broadcaster RTCG have confirmed that the nation will not compete in next year’s Eurovision Song Contest. The decision was confirmed following whispers on a number of Eurovision fan blogs that this may be the case.
Rock boy band trio Highway were announced as the pick for Montenegro a few months ago. Earlier today the band revealed their song for this year’s contest. The song’s title is ‘The Real Thing’ and you can watch the song’s video here.
What can we say about Montenegro’s track record at Eurovision? Hmm, it’s not great. Their first five attempts 2007-2013 all failed in progressing to the final. Things have got slightly better recently with Sergej Ćetković finishing 19th with ‘Moj Svijet’ in 2014 and last year, despite looking alike a creepy uncle at a wedding, Knez pulled off the best Montenegrin result ever with ‘Adio’ coming in in 13th place.
Montenegro have not had the best track record at Eurovision. In the six years they have competed to date only one of the acts (last year’s ‘Moj Svijet’ by Sergej Ćetković) has managed to qualify for the final and gave Montenegro their best ever result, finishing in 19th place. This year they are back and are hoping to build on their best result so far with veteran Montenegrin pop star Knez. Read on to find out what we think of their song for 2015 ‘Adio’.
San Marino and Montenegro will compete in the Eurovision Final on Saturday 10th May for the first time ever, after having qualified from Tuesday’s first semi final.
Not much has changed in the world of YouTube for the Eurovision entries with the top 5 remaining the same. Aram MP3 hit two million views this week, a good half a million views ahead of nearest rival Austria’s Conchita Wurst. In terms of climbers Ruth Lorenzo moves
As the birds chirp and the church bells ring the Montenegrin Eurovision song ‘Moj Svijet’ (or ‘My World’ in English) begins and sets the tone for the rest of the beautiful ballad. Then the flutes and strings kick in and I must admit there is something that an Irish man with a fondness for traditional music can truly identify with. I would go a bit further and even say it’s