Croatia: Feminnem calls for Eurovision again!
Feminnem have beaten 15 other hopefuls and will represent Croatia with the song Lako Je Sve in the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest in Oslo. This is the second time the girl group will perform in Europe's Favourite TV show having represented Bosnia & Herzegovina in 2005.
Tonights show was held at the Crystal Hall of the Kvarner hotel in the seaside resort of Opatija. The hosts of the show were Duško Čurlić, Mirko Fodor and Mila Horvat. Reports from backstage were provided by Ida Prester and Iva Šulentić. The show was streamed live right here on Eurovision.tv.
The songs in order of presentation were as follows :-
Swing Mamas - Trio Tulipan
Sabrina - Golu Si Me Skinuo
Group VIVA - Zadnja Kap Ivota
Marta Kuliš - Preporođena
Tihomir Kožina - Za Koga Si Se Cuvala
Carla Belovari - Sada Osjećam To
Klapa Iskon - Vrime Za Kraj
Group AliBi - Prvi Pogled
Đani Stipaničev - Nek Nam Bude Lijepo
Doris Teur - Ti Me Ne Zaslužuješ
Valungari - Vol Or Ne Vol
Franka - Na Tvojim Rukama
Žiga i Druge - Blagdani
Giuliano - Moja Draga
Franko Krajcar & Indivia - Jobrni Je Jobrni
Feminnem - Lako Je Sve
The interval act featured the 1994 Croatian representative Tony Cetinski performing a selection of his greatest hits. Tonights voting procedure was split between jury votes and public televoting.
Feminnem topped both the jury vote and public televoting, therefore scoring a unanimous victory.
Croatia has been participating in the Eurovision Song Contest since 1993, their best result to date has been 4th place. This was achieved on two occasions, firstly by Maja Blagdan in Oslo in 1996 with Sveta Ljubav, and again in Jerusalem in 1999 with Doris Dragovic and Marija Magdalena.
Croatia also won the first edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2003.
Croatia will participate in the second part of the Second Semi Final of Europe's Favourite TV show on Thursday 27th May.