CROATIA – Croatian representative at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, Jacques Houdek, will represent his country with the song entitled “My friend”. In a statement the singer said, “Like with all of my songs, I want to share the feeling of togetherness, friendship and the celebration of diversity through my Eurovision entry as well”.
Croatian broadcaster HRT has launched a social media campaign titled #beMyfriend in order to promote the song. “We are delighted that following last year’s successful return, the Croatian broadcaster is again taking part in this unique music festival”, the head of HRT’s Eurovision team said, adding that all three evenings of the contest will be broadcast live on the channel.
Jacques will perform in the second half of the second semifinal on May 11 in Kiev. HRT internally selected the singer to represent Croatia.