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Slavko Kalezić

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Quick Facts

Slavko Kalezić

04 october 1985

🇲🇪 Montenegrin

National Selection
Internal selection 2017

In Eurovision
2017 Kyiv

Space (2017)


Slavko Kalezić is a Montenegrin singer and actor. He was born in Titograd, Yugoslavia (currently Podgorica, Montenegro).

Slavko studied at the Academy of Performing Arts at Cetinje, Montenegro. After his studies he became a part of the Ensemble of the Montenegrin National Theatre. He played several roles in theater and movies like “L’homme qui voulait vivre sa vie” in 2010, “Lokalni vampir” in 2011. In 2011 he released a single called “Muza”. He had a role in the romantic comedy “Budva na pjenu od mora” from 2012 until 2014

In 2013, Kalezić rose to fame by competing in series 1 of X Factor Adria, the Serbian pan-regional version of The X Factor. Unfortunately he failed to make it to the live shows and the Final.

In 2014, after X Factor Adria, Kalezić released the album “San o vječnosti”. Singles included most notably “Krivac”, “Feel the Music” and “Freedom”.

Slavko was, in 2017, internally selected as the Montenegrin entrant to the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 with his song, “Space”, on 29 December 2016. He represented Montenegro in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 with the song “Space”. Slavko did not qualify to compete in the final.

In July 2017, he auditioned for the fourteenth series of the UK The X Factor. Also here, he did not make it to the live shows.

Slavko was invited by RTP and OGAE Portugal to travel to Lisbon and perform at a number of events during the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. Slavko performed remixes of his Eurovision 2017 song “Space” along with new single “El Ritmo” in Lisbon.

In April 2018 hepublished a book called Moja Istina (My Truth) about his experience at Eurovision 2017 and The X Factor. It was published in Montenegrin with a view to having it translated to English later on. In November 2019, he produced and performed a one-off show at the Ramada Hotel in Podgorica of the same name, telling the story of the book in a musical multi-media show.

In 2020, Slavko joined a campaign of the Montenegrin government around the COVID19 measures. In November of that year, he had a role in the play “Posjeta”, and in March 2021 “Đokonda”. With the monodrama “Soulfood”, he celebrated 15 years of acting. In October of the same year, he played a role in “Omladina bez boga”.

In April 2022, Slavko could be seen on stage in a play called “Djeca sunca”. In May of the same year, a new single, “Ko smo mi?” was released. In July, he played a role in “Pokojnik” with the Montenegrin National Theatre. In December 2022, Slavko went to the field of ballet, in the play “Cippolino”.




🇲🇪 Montenegro



Adis Eminić
Iva Boršić
Momčilo Zeković

Momčilo Zeković

Oliver Katić
Marko Nikolić
Igor Stanojević

Results Semi

Points: 56
Position: 16
Running order: 6

Results Finals

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