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No. of Entries
27/64
Avg. score
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Country
Yugoslavia

Yugoslavia was the first non-Western country to participate in the Song Contest in 1961. This was part of the 'third way' politics of Tito, the then ruler: Yugoslavia was communist, but maintained relations with both the East and the West. Until 1992 - when Yugoslavia had collapsed after years of Balkan Wars - the country organized a national preliminary round in which the various republics that made up Yugoslavia participated. The Yugoslavian entries performed eleven times in Croatian, six times in Serbian, four times in Bosnian, four times in Slovenian and twice in Montenegrin. The Macedonians never saw their language represented, nor did the inhabitants of the provinces of Kosovo and Vojvodina.

From 1977 to 1980, the country temporarily withdrew because of poor results, but the broadcaster received so many requests to reverse the decision that it continued its participation. In 1983 Daniel Popovic finished fourth but scored a huge European summer hit with his Džuli. In 1989 followed the first and only Yugoslavian victory, with Rock me from the group Riva. The following year, the festival was organised in Zagreb, an edition that is still known as one of the most chaotic ever, with problems with the scoring system and a backing track that didn't start.

After 1993 the former Yugoslav republics began to participate in the contest independently, although Serbia and Montenegro participated for a while as Serbia-Montenegro. Kosovo’s participation is still awaited.

(T: Dominic Manley)

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Entries

Edition
Artist – Title
Result – Points

Malmö 1992

Extra Nena – Ljubim te pesmama
(Radivoje Radivojević/Gale Janković)
#13 44
Lyrics
Extra Nena – Ljubim te pesmama
(Radivoje Radivojević/Gale Janković)
#13
Result
44
Points

Rome 1991

Baby Doll – Brazil
(Zoran Vracević/Dragana Šarić)
#21 1
Lyrics
Baby Doll – Brazil
(Zoran Vracević/Dragana Šarić)
#21
Result
1
Points

Zagreb 1990

Tajči – Hajde da ludujemo
(Zrinko Tutić/Alka Vuica)
#7 81
Lyrics
Tajči – Hajde da ludujemo
(Zrinko Tutić/Alka Vuica)
#7
Result
81
Points
Andere songs van
Zrinko Tutić

Lausanne 1989

Riva – Rock me
(Rajko Dujmić/Stevo Cvikić)
#1 137
Lyrics
Riva – Rock me
(Rajko Dujmić/Stevo Cvikić)
#1
Result
137
Points

Dublin 1988

Srebrna Krila – Mangup
(Rajko Dujmić/Stevo Cvikić)
#6 87
Lyrics
Srebrna Krila – Mangup
(Rajko Dujmić/Stevo Cvikić)
#6
Result
87
Points

Brussels 1987

Novi Fosili – Ja sam za ples
(Rajko Dujmić/Stevo Cvikić)
#4 92
Lyrics
Novi Fosili – Ja sam za ples
(Rajko Dujmić/Stevo Cvikić)
#4
Result
92
Points

Bergen 1986

Doris Dragović – Željo moja
(Zrinko Tutić)
#11 49
Lyrics
Doris Dragović – Željo moja
(Zrinko Tutić)
#11
Result
49
Points
Andere songs van
Zrinko Tutić

Luxembourg 1984

Vlado & Isolda – Ciao, amore
(Slobodan Bućevac/Milan Perić)
#18 26
Lyrics
Vlado & Isolda – Ciao, amore
(Slobodan Bućevac/Milan Perić)
#18
Result
26
Points
Andere songs van
Milan Perić

Munich 1983

Danijel – Džuli
(Daniel Popović/Mario Mihaljević/Rajko Simunović)
#4 125
Lyrics
Danijel – Džuli
(Daniel Popović/Mario Mihaljević/Rajko Simunović)
#4
Result
125
Points

Harrogate 1982

Aska – Halo, halo
(Aleksandar Sanja Ilić/Miro Zec)
#14 21
Lyrics
Aska – Halo, halo
(Aleksandar Sanja Ilić/Miro Zec)
#14
Result
21
Points
Andere songs van
Aleksandar Sanja Ilić

Dublin 1981

Seid Memić Vajta – Lejla
(Ranko Boban)
#15 35
Lyrics
Seid Memić Vajta – Lejla
(Ranko Boban)
#15
Result
35
Points

The Hague 1976

Ambasadori – Ne mogu skriti svoju bol
(Slobodan Vujović/Slobodan Đurašović)
#17 10
Lyrics
Ambasadori – Ne mogu skriti svoju bol
(Slobodan Vujović/Slobodan Đurašović)
#17
Result
10
Points

Stockholm 1975

Pepel In Kri – Dan ljubezni
(Tadej Hrušovar/Dušan Velkaverh)
#13 22
Lyrics
Pepel In Kri – Dan ljubezni
(Tadej Hrušovar/Dušan Velkaverh)
#13
Result
22
Points
Andere songs van
Dušan Velkaverh

Brighton 1974

Korni – Generacija '42
(Kornelije Kovač)
#12 6
Lyrics
Korni – Generacija '42
(Kornelije Kovač)
#12
Result
6
Points

Luxembourg 1973

Zdravko Čolić – Gori vatra
(Kemal Monteno)
#15 65
Lyrics
Zdravko Čolić – Gori vatra
(Kemal Monteno)
#15
Result
65
Points

Edinburgh 1972

Tereza – Muzika i ti
(Nikica Kalogjera/Ivan Krajač)
#9 87
Lyrics
Tereza – Muzika i ti
(Nikica Kalogjera/Ivan Krajač)
#9
Result
87
Points
Andere songs van
Ivan Krajač

Dublin 1971

Krunoslav Slabinac – Tvoj dječak je tužan
(Ivan Krajač/Zvonimir Golob)
#14 68
Lyrics
Krunoslav Slabinac – Tvoj dječak je tužan
(Ivan Krajač/Zvonimir Golob)
#14
Result
68
Points
Andere songs van
Ivan Krajač

Amsterdam 1970

Eva Sršen – Pridi, dala ti bom cvet
(Mojmir Sepe/Dušan Velkaverh)
#11 4
Lyrics
Eva Sršen – Pridi, dala ti bom cvet
(Mojmir Sepe/Dušan Velkaverh)
#11
Result
4
Points
Andere songs van
Mojmir Sepe Dušan Velkaverh

Madrid 1969

Ivan & 4M – Pozdrav svijetu
(Milan Lentić)
#13 5
Lyrics
Ivan & 4M – Pozdrav svijetu
(Milan Lentić)
#13
Result
5
Points

London 1968

Luciano Kapurso & Hamo Hajdarhodžić – Jedan dan
(Đelo Jusić/Stipica Kalogjera/Stijepo Stražičić)
#7 8
Lyrics
Luciano Kapurso & Hamo Hajdarhodžić – Jedan dan
(Đelo Jusić/Stipica Kalogjera/Stijepo Stražičić)
#7
Result
8
Points

Vienna 1967

Lado Leskovar – Vse rože sveta
(Urban Koder/Milan Lindič)
#8 7
Lyrics
Lado Leskovar – Vse rože sveta
(Urban Koder/Milan Lindič)
#8
Result
7
Points

Luxembourg 1966

Berta Ambrož – Bres bezed
(Mojmir Sepe/Elza Budau)
#7 9
Lyrics
Berta Ambrož – Bres bezed
(Mojmir Sepe/Elza Budau)
#7
Result
9
Points
Andere songs van
Mojmir Sepe

Napels 1965

Vice Vukov – Čežnja
(Julio Marić/Žarko Roje)
#12 2
Lyrics
Vice Vukov – Čežnja
(Julio Marić/Žarko Roje)
#12
Result
2
Points

Copenhagen 1964

Sabahudin Kurt – Život je sklopio krug
(Srđan Matijević/Stevan Raičković)
#13 0
Lyrics
Sabahudin Kurt – Život je sklopio krug
(Srđan Matijević/Stevan Raičković)
#13
Result
0
Points

London 1963

Vice Vukov – Brodovi
(Mario Nardelli)
#11 3
Lyrics
Vice Vukov – Brodovi
(Mario Nardelli)
#11
Result
3
Points

Luxembourg 1962

Lola Novaković – Ne pali svetlo u sumrak
(Jože Privšek/Drago Britvić)
#4 10
Lyrics
Lola Novaković – Ne pali svetlo u sumrak
(Jože Privšek/Drago Britvić)
#4
Result
10
Points
Andere songs van
Jože Privšek

Cannes 1961

Ljiljana Petrović – Neke davne zvezde
(Jože Privšek/Miroslav Antić)
#8 9
Lyrics
Ljiljana Petrović – Neke davne zvezde
(Jože Privšek/Miroslav Antić)
#8
Result
9
Points
Andere songs van
Jože Privšek

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