Croatian broadcaster HRT has made an internal selection and decided to send Franka Batelić to the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. She previously tried to represent Croatia in 2009, and will now sing the song ‘Crazy’ in Lisbon.
In the upcoming days, we take a look at the aftermath of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. This episode is about the countries of former Yugoslavia, that almost all missed out on a place in the final. Except Croatia’s Jacques Houdek.
The last three winners of Eurovision only got to the contest, after losing in a previous national final first. This year, many artists with a similar track record will try to follow in their footsteps. In this episode we highlight Jacques Houdek from Croatia.
The Croatian broadcaster HRT has released the video of the song that Jacques Houdek will sing on behalf of the country in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. Croatia returned to the competition last year for the first time since 2013. As known, Houdek’s song for [read more…]
‘My Friend’ is the title of the song that Jacques Houdek will sing in Kiev to represent Croatia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. The song is due to be released in the coming weeks, but the singer has already released a Social Media campaign.
Jacques Houdek will be singing for Croatia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev. He tried to represent his country a couple of times before in the past, but has now been selected internal to go to Ukraine in May.
The European Broadcasting Union is deeply concerned about the threat to public broadcaster HRT in Croatia by plans to make a reduction of the licence fee part of the negotiations to form a new government.
A record amount of 43 countries would have taken part in Eurovision 2016, but Romania was disqualified from the contest. Broadcaster TVR has some high debts with the EBU, and they were therefore excluded at the last minute. Their financial problems are not unique.
Even though Croatia has not been taking part in the Eurovision Song Contest in the last couple of years, Nina Kraljić admits that the contest is still something big in the former Yugoslavian nation.