Montenegro: RTCG confirms Eurovision 2022 participation returning after 2 years absent
Montenegro's national broadcaster, RTCG, has confirmed that the country will be returning to Eurovision in 2022, making its comeback after 2 years of absence.
Great news for the Eurovision fans, as they will see Montenegro joining the party in Italy after two years away from the competition. RTCG has confirmed to ESCToday that the Balkan country will be participating in Eurovision 2022 set to take place next May in Turin, Italy.
This will be Montenegro's 12th participation in the contest. The details on which formula will be used to determine the ESC 2022 act and entry are expected to go public over the next weeks.
Montengro in Eurovision
Montenegro made its debut in the contest in 2007 as an independed country. It particpated until 2010 when it decided to withdraw due to financial reasons. In 2012 the country made its Eurovision comeback.
In 2014 Sergej Ćetković and his song Moj svijet represented the country and achieved for the first time to qualify to the Grand final, ending in 19th place. One year later Knez with his entry Adio scored the country’s best result by finishing 13th in the Grand final. In 2017 Slavko Kalezić, finished 16th in the semi final with the song Space.
In 2019 D Mol were crowned the winners of Montevizija 2019 , the country’s national final, and went on represeting Montenegro in Tel Aviv with their entry “Heaven”. Unfortunately for a fourth consecutive year the country didn’t make it to the final.
News Source: ESCToday
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