Jelena Tomašević
Јелена Томашевић
Jelena Tomašević
Background information
Born (1983-11-01) November 1, 1983 (age 34)
Origin Kragujevac, Serbia, Yugoslavia
Genres Traditional pop, folk,ethnic
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 2001–present
Labels Minacord
Associated acts Željko Joksimović

Jelena Tomašević (jɛ̌lɛna tɔmǎːʃɛv̞itɕ;) Serbian Cyrillic: Јелена Томашевић) (born November 1, 1983 in Negotin, Serbia, Yugoslavia) is a Serbian pop singer famed for her strong vocal performances. She has won numerous awards for her songs and represented Serbia at 2008 Eurovision Song Contest], coming sixth with the song "Oro".

Music career

Jelena gained notability at the age of eight when she won the children's song contest "Šarenijada" in Kragujevac. After that, she joined folklore group "Kud Abrašević" from Kragujevac. The group toured Europe winning many awards for their dancing while Jelena won awards for her vocals. She was one of the main vocalists for the group. This was her first public performance and with her vocal abilities she captivated many. She performed to a much larger audience in 1994 at the Yugoslav Children's festival in Kragujevac where she won.

Personal life

Jelena finished Elementary School and Mathematic Gymnasium in Kragujevac. Then she graduated high school also in Kragujevac in 2002. That same year she started studying English (in which she is fluent) at the University of Kragujevac. She has put her studies on hold but plans to graduate one day. She is from the same town as 2007 Eurovision Winner, Marija Šerifović. On 28 August 2011, she married the Serbian actor Ivan Bosiljčić and on 24 January 2012, they had a baby girl named Nina.



Year Information
2008 Panta Rei
  • First studio album
  • Released: October 2008
  • Label: Minacord
  • Format: CD


Year Single Album Notes
2004 Kad ne bude tvoje ljubavi Entry for Evropesma 2004
2005 Jutro Panta Rei Beovizija 2005, Evropesma 2005
2006 Nema koga From the film Ivkova Slava
2008 Oro Winner of Beovizija 2008, came sixth in Eurovision 2008 for the host nation Serbia
Nikola Tesla Balkan Routes Vol.1: Nikola Tesla Vocal appearance
2009 Time to Pray Time to Pray - Single Vocal appearance with Sirusho and Boaz
2010 Gde da odem da te ne volim Toše i prijatelji A song composed by Macedonian superstar, performed in his honour
2013 Melanholija Melanholija - Single A song composed by Spanish Rafael Artesero
2013 Vertigo Vertigo - Single A song written and composed by her best friend and singer Emina Jahovic Sandal
2013 Radio Svira Za Nas Radio Svira Za Nas - Single A song composed by Macedonian Darko Dimitrov
2015 Ime Moje Ime Moje - Single A song composed by Aleksandra Milutinovic & Goran Kovacic