A record number of 43 countries will be represented at the 53rd Eurovision Song Contest and for the first time, the contest features two Semi-Finals.
- 20 May - First Semi-Final
- 22 May - Second Semi-Final
- 24 May - The Final
Performer: Jeronimas Milius
Song title: Nomads In The Night
Song writer(s): Jeronimas Milius
Song composer(s): Vytautas Diškevičius
After three Semi-Finals and an overall Final selection in Lithuania, Jeronimas Milius has been chosen to be the Lithuanian represntative at the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Nomads Of The Night.
Song title: Vodka
Song writer(s): Gerard James Borg
Song composer(s): Philip Vella
Morena has won the 2008 Malta Song For Europe Festival with the song Vodka, by Philip Vella and Gerard James Borg and thus will represent the island at the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Belgrade.
She is 23…
She has been described as the Mediterranean Volcano….
She has got one of the most particular voices in Malta, and she sings anything from rock to progressive pop….
Performer: Geta Burlacu
Song title: A Century Of Love
Song writer(s): Viorica Demici
Song composer(s): Oleg Baraliuc
Geta Burlacu has won the Moldovan national selection with the song A Century Of Love and will participate in the first Semi-Final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Belgrade on Tuesday, 20th of May.
Performer: Stefan Filipović
Song title: Zauvijek Volim Te
Song writer(s): Ognen Nedelkovski
Song composer(s): Grigor Koprov
Stefan Filipović was born in Podgorica, on 18th January 1987. He is a student of the Music Academy in Cetinje, but he is into music industry since the age of seven. He participated in many musical contests as a child, in Montenegro and abroad, and he even won many of these contests and festivals, as the songs he was presenting became instant hits. He will perform the song Zauvijek Volim Te (Never Forget I Love You).
Song title: Your Heart Belongs To Me
Song writer(s): Hind Laroussi Tahiri & Tjeerd van Zanen
Song composer(s): Hind Laroussi Tahiri, Tjeerd van Zanen & Bas van den Heuvel
22-year old singer Hind Laroussi has been chosen by NOS to represent the Netherlands in the first of the two Semi-Finals of the 53rd Eurovision Song Contest. "We haven't qualified for the Final for three consecutive years, so that is my first goal," the young singer said.
Song title: Hold On Be Strong
Song writer(s): Mira Craig
Song composer(s): Mira Craig
After three semi-finals, a second-chance heat and a big final in Oslo, the participant to represent Norway was selected by Norwegian televoters and local juries: Maria will perform Hold On Be Strong.