Croatia | Dora to return in 2021 as Croatia's national selection
Big news from Croatia! The national broadcaster HRT have just announced that they will be selecting their 2021 entry via their national selection Dora. Consequently, this means their 2020 entrant Damir Kedzo will not be internally selected as the Croatian entry for 2021. Despite this, he is still eligible to compete in Dora next year with a different song. HRT will be completing their two year contract with the venue in Opatija, and will be hosting Dora for a second year in a
Croatia | Will Dora chose Croatia's representative for Eurovision 2021?
There has been speculation recently in the Croatian media that Dora will be coming back next year to chose Croatia's Eurovision 2021 representative. The Croatian website Jutarnji List has reported that the Croatian broadcaster HRT is looking to use Dora once again to chose their Eurovision 2021 representative. It has been reported that HRT signed a contract with Opatija 21 (the venue where Dora is held) in November 2019, with the contract stating that HRT have agreed to hold
Eurovision 2020 | Damir will sing 'Divlji Vjetre' for Croatia
After a 16 song long final, we finally have a winner in Croatia, and it's Damir Kedžo with his song 'Divlji Vjetre'. Dora 2020 was the 21st edition of the Croatian national selection show, which determines Croatia's entry for Eurovision. It was held in Opatija and was hosted by Duško Ćurlić, Mirko Fodor, Zlata Mück Sušec and Doris Pinčić Rogoznica. The winner was decided by a mix of 50/50 televote and jury vote made up of juries from five different regions of Croatia: Čakovec
Eurovision 2020 | Submission window opens for Croatian national final
HRT, the Croatian broadcaster, has opened the submission window for the 2020 edition of the Croatian national final Dora. It has also published the rules and regulations for the selection show, which artists wishing to represent Croatia in Rotterdam must abide by to be eligible. The submission period for Dora 2020 is open from 5th November and closes on 15th December. After the deadline is met, a special committee from HRT will judge and evaluate all of the submitted entries
Croatia | Televoting results revealed for DORA 2019
The full televoting results for DORA 2019 have been revealed by the Croatian broadcaster, HRT. The results, as seen below, have been split into those received from phone calls and those received by SMS voting. Roko Blažević – The Dream - 7088 phone calls, 4436 SMS (total 11,524) Luka Nižetić – Brutalero - 3663 phone calls, 3175 SMS (total 6838) Lorena Bućan – Tower Of Babylon - 3538 phone calls, 2047 SMS (total 5585) Manntra – In The Shadows - 2183 phone calls, 1738 SMS (tota
Croatia I Heroj - Croatian version of "The Dream" released
Roko Blažević has won Dora 2019 and will be representing Croatia in Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv with the song The Dream, composed by Jacques Houdek (Croatia 2017). Roko has won with maximum points awarded by both the jury and the televoting, followed by Lorena with "Tower of Babylon" and Luka Nižetić with "Brutalero". It was later announced that Lorena has been chosen by Eurofest Croatia to represent Croatia in this year's OGAE Second Chance Contest, fan-organized con
Croatia | Roko Blažević will sing "The Dream" at Eurovision 2019
Roko is the winner of Dora and Croatia's Eurovision representative for Eurovision 2019, with the song "The Dream". The song was written by Eurovision 2017 representative for Croatia, Jacques Houdek. HRT is bringing the show back for the first time since 2010! Dora - Croatian national selection for Eurovision, is back on our screens, in its well-known and successful format, and hopefully, for many more years to come! We have seen 16 act competing for the prestigious Dora trop
Croatia | Jacques Houdek reveals his hopeful for Dora!
Some time ago, Jacques Houdek, Croatian representative in Eurovision 2017, with his song "My friend", revealed that he will take another shot at Eurovision – this time as a composer! It was speculated that his hopeful could be Roko Blažević – who won popular talent show Pinkove Zvedice in 2017 and who was a finalist and runner-up in the music show Zvijezde, where Jacques was his mentor. Some of Roko's musical idols are Eurovision stars Jacques, Tony Cetinski and Toše Proeski.
Croatia | Dora 2019 live from the Press Conference
Today HRT held the official press conference on the return of Dora and team #TeamEurovoxx were there live! Read down for everything you need to know about the return of the successful national selection format in Croatia. Photo Credit: Eurofest Croatia After 5 years of internal selections, HRT has made the decision to bring Dora back. Many Eurovision artists were present at the official press conference, including Croatia's latest Eurovision stars - Franka and Jacques Houdek,
Croatia | More Details Of Dora 2019 Released
A total of sixteen songs will compete at the Croatian national final 'Dora 2019' according to Croatian newspaper Slobodna Dalmacija. One of these will be the countries next representative at the Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Tel Aviv in May next year. The paper, also suggests that the reinvigorated national final will be overseen by Uršula Tolj, who has been the nations spokesperson at the contest, whilst the job of Head of Delegation will go to Željen Klašterka. Thi