Jovana Janković, anchor of RTS' daily morning show, has extensive experience in hosting live television. Earlier this year, in connection with the upcoming contest, she hosted the Semi-Final allocation draw, which was broadcast live over the Eurovision Network and aired across Europe. A successful test case, as it now seems!
Željko Joksimović (35) is one of the most successful musicians in the Balkan region. In 2004, he represented Serbia & Montenegro at the Eurovision Song Contest in Istanbul, Turkey, with Lane Moje, finishing second. In 2006, he composed the Eurovision Song Contest song Lejla for Bosnia & Herzegovina, performed by Hari Mata Hari. The song finished third. Joksimović also composed a song for the Serbian national final this year, to be performed by Jelena Tomasević.
More information about the two hosts for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest is expected soon!
Semi-Finals of the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest will take place on 20th and 22nd of May, the Final on the 24th in Belgrade, Serbia. 43 countries are taking part, of which 31 presented their entries so far. By the 17th of March, all 43 contestants and their songs will be known.