Slovakia has participated in Eurovision eight times since 1994 . There was an attempt to participate in 1993 , after independence, but then Slovakia did not pass the selection. In the three finals, where Slovakia took part, the best result was the 18th place, which she took in 1996 . Due to poor results, the country was forced to miss one year after each competition. And then in 2000 , it was decided not to return after missing the 1999 contest.
|National broadcaster||22x20px RTVS|
|National selection process (s)|
|Number of participations||8 (3 in the final)|
|Best result||18th place 1996|
|Worst result||Last place 2012 (p / f)|
|Zero points||Did not have|
|Competition Country Profile|
Slovakia first entered the competition in 1994 and after three participation left it in 1998. The debut of Slovakia was planned for 1993 , but due to the increase in the number of countries, it was decided to hold a semi-final, which the country did not pass. Therefore, I had to wait another year. Elán and the song "Amnestia na neveru" were announced from Slovakia this year.
Program Director of Slovenská Televízia (STV) Peter Liptak announced on May 11, 2006 that STV plans to return to Eurovision in 2008 . But due to lack of funds this does not happen.  However, Slovakia returned to the competition in 2009 after a ten-year hiatus.  
From 1994 to 1998, STV used closed selection of the contractor. But in 2009, a large open selection was held for Eurovision 2009 from Slovakia.  After several semi-finals, the finals took place on March 8, 2009. It was won by Kamil Mikulčík & Nela Pocisková with the song "Leť tmou". [five]
STV has confirmed its intention to participate in Eurovision 2010 . Thus, Slovakia became the first country to confirm its participation in 2010. Preparations for the competition began shortly after the end of Eurovision 2009.  
After the failure at Eurovision 2012 in Baku (Azerbaijan), Slovakia officially refused to participate in subsequent competitions. On April 12, 2016, representatives of the national broadcaster “ Slovak Radio and Television ” (Rozhlas a televízia Slovenska, abbr. RTVS) explained that the absence of the country in the competition since 2012 is connected with the cost of participation in it, in particular, they called financing of Slovak television production more priority in relation to participation in the competition. [eight]
For 3 years of participation in the final, Slovakia received 42 points, and in the semifinals (with the exception of 1993 and 1996) - 102 points.
- Second place
- Third place
- Fourth place
- Fifth place
- Last place
- Automatic passage to the finals
- Did not go to the finals
- Did not participate or was disqualified Winner
- Second place
|1993||Milstreet||Elán||Amnestia na neveru||Amnesty||four||50|
|1994||Dublin||Tublatanka||Nekonečná Pieseň||Endless songs||nineteen||15|
|1996||Oslo||Marcel palonder||Kým Nás Máš||While...||18||nineteen||17||36|
|2009||Moscow||Camil Mikulchik & Nela Potsiskova||Leť tmou||Flying through the dark||18||eight|
|2010||Oslo||Kristina Pelakova||Horehronie||Chrona Valley||sixteen||24|
|2011||Dusseldorf||TWiiNS||I'm Still Alive||I'm still alive||13||48|
|2012||Baku||Max Jason May||Don't close your eyes||Don't close your eyes||18||22|
- Eurovision Song Contest Germany 2011 | News - Slovakia: No participation in Belgrade!
- Eurovision Song Contest Germany 2011 | News - Slovakia returns to Eurovision in 2009
- SLOVAKIA - It is official - a comeback Archived December 6, 2008.
- Eurovision Song Contest Germany 2011 | News - Slovakia: Televoting to select national winner
- Eurovision Song Contest Germany 2011 | News - Slovakia: National final on 8 March
- SLOVAKIA - STV confirms 2010 Eurovision participation Archived on May 19, 2009.
- Eurovision Song Contest Germany 2011 | News - Slovakia confirms 2010 Eurovision participation
- Anthony Granger. Slovakia: “Eurovision is an attractive Project” . Eurovoix (13 April 2016). Date of treatment March 7, 2017.