World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article
 

Oro (song)

"Oro"
Single by Jelena Tomašević
from the album Panta Rei
Released March 10, 2008 (2008-03-10)
Format Radio Single,
Digital download,
CD single
Recorded 2008
Genre Pop
Length 3:04
Label Minacord
Writer(s) Željko Joksimović; Dejan Ivanović
Jelena Tomašević singles chronology

"Jutro"
(2005)
"Oro"
(2008)
"Košava"
(2008)

Serbia "Oro"
Eurovision Song Contest 2008 entry
Country Serbia
Artist(s) Jelena Tomašević
With Bora Dugić
Language Serbian
Composer(s) Željko Joksimović
Lyricist(s) Dejan Ivanović
Finals performance
Final result 6th
Final points 160
Appearance chronology
◄ "Molitva" (2007)   
"Cipela" (2009) ►

"Oro" (Serbian Cyrillic: Оро) is a Balkan Ballad and was the Serbian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 being held in Belgrade, Serbia. The song was sung by Jelena Tomašević and was supported on stage by flautist Bora Dugić. That year Serbia was directly qualified in the final of the Eurovision Song Contest thanks to previous year's victory by Marija Šerifović. It finished 6th out of 25 contestants with 160 points.

Other versions

The song has several versions in different languages: Adiós Amor (Spanish), Έλα αγάπη [Ela Agapi] (Greek) and Minha Dor (Portuguese). It was also planned to be recorded in Russian, English, Swedish, Finnish, Hebrew and something called Oronian (which could either be a made-up language, or the language from Oron, Nigeria) but this never happened, and it was recorded only in four languages. The official house remix is also available on her debut album, Panta Rei, as well as the Spanish, Greek and Portuguese versions.

References

External links

  • Video of song "Oro" at the final of Beovizija 2008
  • Lyrics
  • Biography, Photo, Video
Preceded by
"Molitva" by "Marija Šerifović"
Beovizija winners
2008
Succeeded by
"Cipela" by "Marko Kon" and "Milan Nikolić"

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.