Slovenia 2011: Maja Keuc

"No One" voted as Slovenia's best Eurovision song

Slovenia ranked their own Eurovision songs, and found a winner of the 26 entries

Numerous nations are trying to vote for their personal Eurovision Song Contest 2020 winner due to this year's cancellation Slovenia however, took a different approach by voting and ranking the entries sent to Eurovision. RTVSLO revealed that over 300,000 votes were cast.

Maja Keuc was voted as the best Slovenian entry sent to Eurovision. The song "No One" participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 which was held in Dusseldorf and placed 13th.

Maja Keuc - "No One"

Pesem Evrovizije: Najboljših 25 - Results

  1. Maja Keuc – No One (2011)
  2. Sestre – Samo ljubezen (2002)
  3. Maraaya – Here for You (2015)
  4. Nuša Derenda – Energy (2001)
  5. Zala Kralj & Gašper Šantl – Sebi (2019)
  6. Lea Sirk – Hvala, ne! (2018)
  7. Eva Boto – Verjamem (2012)
  8. Tinkara Kovač – Round and Round (2014)
  9. Darja Švajger – Prisluhni mi (1995)
  10. Alenka Gotar – Cvet z juga (2007)
  11. Omar Naber – Stop (2005)
  12. Tanja Ribič – Zbudi se (1997)
  13. Rebeka Dremelj – Vrag naj vzame (2008)
  14. 1X Band – Tih deževen dan (1993)
  15. ManuElla – Blue and Red (2016)
  16. Darja Švajger – For a Thousand Years (1999)
  17. Regina – Dan najlepših sanj (1996)
  18. Omar Naber – On My Way (2017)
  19. Anžej Dežan – Mr Nobody (2006)
  20. Karmen Stavec – Nanana (2003)
  21. Quartissimo feat. Martina Majerle – Love Symphony (2009)
  22. Vili Resnik – Naj bogovi slišijo (1998)
  23. Hannah Mancini – Straight into Love (2013)
  24. Ansambel Žlindra and Kalamari – Narodnozabavni rock (2010)
  25. Platin – Stay Forever (2004)

Ana Soklič was the 2020 representative and was due to sing "Voda" in Rotterdam this year.

Ana Soklič - "Voda"

Pesem Evrovizije: Najboljših 25 - The Show

In the period between 27 April and 2 May, online voting for Slovenia's favourite Eurovision entry took place on the portal and on the social networks such as Facebook and Instagram. The list included 25 songs that have represented RTV Slovenia on the Eurovision stage since the country's independence.

More than 30,000 votes were cast, and the results will be revealed in the show. Pesem Evrovizije: Najboljših 25 was hosted by Nejc Smit and during the broadcast, Ana Soklič was paid a tribute to this year's Slovenian's entry "Voda".

Slovenia in Eurovision Song Contest

Slovenia 2018: Lea Sirk - "Hvala, ne!"

Slovenia had its debut in Eurovision Song Contest 1993, and since then participated 25 times in Eurovision. They have never won the contest, and the best result for Slovenia is two 7th places in 1995 and 2001.

Slovenia 2018: Lea Sirk - "Hvala, ne!"

Since the introduction of Semi-finals in 2004, Slovenia only managed to qualify for the Grand Final 6 times out of 16.

About the author: Steven Spiteri (Malta)

authorSteven has been a huge Eurovision fan since 1995. He comes from a small town called Birkirkara located in Malta and graduated in Business & Administration. Steven follows all the national finals and Eurovision Song Contests every year especially Melodifestivalen and Eesti Laul. He has an endless list of favorites but the all time favorite entry would be Italy's 2016 entry "Nessun grado di separazione" by Francesca Michielin whilst Lisbon 2018 is his favorite Eurovision edition.

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