Category Archives: CROATIA

PHOTO: DARIA KINZER FACEBOOK FAN PAGE August 31

Gallery: Daria Kinzer performs in Lind’s Kronefest

LINZ, AUSTRIA – Croatian representative from 2011, Daria Kinzer, who is acctually from Austria, our next year host country, has once again performed at Linz’s Kronefest. And this was her second time do it, but this year the organizators sent her a special call, as she did her gig last year so good. Here are […]

PHOTO: VICTOR CRUZ LAFUENTE / OIKOTIMES.COM August 03

New releases by Molly, Kurt, Severina, Roman, Hadise, Helena, Tolmachevy Twins, Claudia Faniello

Molly Sandén who participated in 2006 Junior Eurovision and 2012 Melodifestivalen is now releasing a brand new song titled “Freak” the audio of which is available below. Produced by RedOne (the composer of Russia’s 2011 entry and many other international hits) Molly is performing a great ballad this time. Have a listen. On the other […]

PASTORA SOLER June 19

Video: New Releases By Eurostars This Week

Lots of activities and songs are available this week from our beloved Eurovision stars. We have news from Spain, Hungary, Croatia and more… In Hungary, Kállay-Saunders András presented his new single “Juliet” at Viva Comet and an official video clip is expected soon. The man who brought Hungary in the top five of #Eurovision after […]

SERGEJ CETKOVIC April 18

EX YUGOSLAV VOCALS TEAM FOR SERGEJ

ZAGREB, CROATIA – Although Croatia won’t be sending its own representative to Eurovision this year, some of its signers will be appearing on stage after all. Montenegro’s representative at the contest, Sergej Ćetković, will have three backing vocalists from Croatia on stage with him in Copenhagen. They are Martina Majerle, Ivana Čabraja and Dragan Brnas. […]

TAJCI April 14

VIDEO: TAJCI – KEEP YOUR HEAD UP

ZAGREB, CROATIA – Yugoslavian representative from 1990, Tajci is back on stage (not Eurovision). Couple months ago she released a video for her song “Keep your head up” that was filmed in beautiful city of Dubrovnik. It was produced by her husband Matthew Cameron and it was directed by Will Benson. But now Tajci is […]

LINES & COLOURS December 23

IS CROATIA CHANGING PLANS FOR 2014?

ZAGREB, CROATIA – Croatia could send an entry to the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest after all. According to local media, national broadcaster HRT has been in discussion with the Lines and Colours band to represent the country in Copenhagen. Lines and Colours participated in the 2009 Croatian national selection but missed out on a ticket […]

PAMELA RAMLJAK December 16

VIDEO: PAMELA RAMLJAK – OVAJ PUT TI KAZEM NE

ZAGREB, CROATIA – This summer we informed you about regional music festival Suncane Skale that was held in Montenegro where a lot of former Eurostars performed their new songs. One of them was also former Croatian representative Pamela Ramljak, that participated with Nika Antolos and Neda Parmac at 55th edition of Europe’s favorite show. Pamela […]

CROATIA FANS November 16

EUROSTAR NEWS FROM CROATIA

ZAGREB, CROATIA – Doris Dragović, the Yugoslav representative at the 1986 Eurovision Song Contest and Croatia’s represenative at the 1999 edition will hold two concerts in Serbia despite vowing never to perform in the country following the breakup of Yugoslavia. Ms. Dragović will perform in Belgrade’s Kombank Arena on Valentine’s Day February 14, 2014 and […]

TONI CETINSKI October 15

TONI CETINSKI IN BELGRADE CONCERT

BELGRADE, SERBIA – The 1994 Croatian Eurovision representative, Tony Cetinski, will hold a concert on November 23 in Belgrade at the 2008 Eurovision venue Kombank Arena. He will perform some of his greatest hits at the concert including songs from his latest album “Opet si pobjedila” (You won again). Tickets for the concert range from […]

ANDREJ BABIC October 10

ANDREJ BABIC SPEAKS TO OIKOTIMES.COM

ZAGREB, CROATIA – I had the opportunity to talk with a, I can say, Eurovision veteran of new age, Andrej Babic. His songs entered national finals all over Europe 18 times, and six of them went on Eurovision stage. Hello Andrej, and thank you for talking with us. Hello to you too Stefan, and also […]

SEVERINA October 08

VIDEO: SEVERINA – HUREM

ZAGREB, CROATIA – Severina was Croatian representative back in 2006, when the contest was held in Athens. She qualified to the final due to Serbia and Montenegro’s withdrawal and now she has a new single that will be found on her upcoming album. The song is “Hurem”. Yes, the same Hurem from worldly popular TV […]

NINA BADRIC September 28

THIS IS WHAT WE CALL A CAREER

ZAGREB, CROATIA – Nina Badrić, the Croatian representative at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest, has signed a one year contract to advertise shoes made by popular regional brand Planika. Nina, in various shoe designs, will be seen in stores and billboards across Bosnia and Herzegovina, where the ad campaign will take place. While Nina failed […]

CROATIA HRT September 21

NEGATIVE REACTIONS ON HRT WITHDRAWAL

Couple days ago Croatian national broadcaster stated that we won’t see their representative in Denmark. They said that it is due to the financial crisis, but that is such a valid excuse. San Marino and FYR Macedonia are smaller countries and they already have not just confirmed their performances, but also chosen their representatives. Many […]

CROATIA HRT September 19

CROATIA WON’T JOIN US IN ESC 2014

Croatian Radiotelevision decided not to participate in Eurovision Song Contest 2014. Hrvatska radiotelevizija, the Croatian national broadcaster, decided that Croatia will not participate at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest next year in Copenhagen. HRT will decide whether to broadcast the Final or not, depending on the audience request. HRT, as a national broadcaster, needs to […]

RAJKO DUMIC September 16

RAJKO DUMIC WANTS AN ESC COMEBACK

Rajko Dumić, who represented Yugoslavia in the 1987 Eurovision Song Contest as part of the legendary Novi Fosili band has said he would like to represent Croatia at the Eurovision Song Contest. Novi Fosili placed fourth in 1987 with the song “Ja sam za ples” (I wanna dance). In 1989 he composed the winning Eurovision […]

STJORNIN September 12

STJORNIN CELEBRATE 25 YEARS

In 1990 they represented Iceland and they achieved their third best placement. You got it, they are Stjórnin! Gretar Orvarsson and Sigga went to old Yugoslavia and town of Zagreb with the song Eitt Lag Enn. Two years later they went to Malmoe with Nei Eða Já where they finished seventh. Now it’s their 25th […]

DARIA KINZER July 14

DARIA KINZER – ZWISCHEN HIMMEL UND ERDE

Croatian representative from 2011, Daria Kinzer has released her first album entitled “Zwischen Himmel und Erde”. There you can find 14 new songs that are all sang in German. They are all schlager, upbeat retro styled, but there is also one ballad included. Daria said that now, when album is out, she wants to make […]

PASTORA SOLER July 05

PASTORA, DORIS & IVO IN OPATIJA CONCERT

A girl with an amazing voice, that has scored the best placement for Spain in ages, Pastora Soler, once again will come in Croatia for a number of concerts. But she won’t be alone there. Doris Dragovic will also join her. Doris was a Eurovision representative for two times. First time it was back in […]

KLAPA S MORA July 02

KLAPA S MORA: WE WILL BE BACK

The Croatian 2013 Eurovision entrant, Klapa sa mora, say Europe will be hearing much more of them in the coming period. The six member team, which sang a traditional Klapa song which hails from the Dalmatian coast, say they are satisfied with their performance in Malmo despite not making it into the final and thanked […]