Over the course of April and May, on the lead up to the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest, we will be celebrating the countries that are participating this year in Rotterdam. Today, we celebrate Croatia.
Croatia debuted at the Contest in 1993, in Millstreet, Ireland. Put finished in fifteenth place with their entry “Don’t Ever Cry”, scoring 31 points.
The most successful entry from Norway was in 1996 and 1999. In 1996, when the Contest took place in Oslo, Norway, Maja Blagdan finished in fourth place with her entry “Sveta ljubav”, scoring 98 points.
In 1999, when the Contest took place in Jerusalem, Israel, Doris Dragović finished in fourth place with her entry “Marija Magdalena”, scoring 118 points. This included two sets of twelve points from Slovenia and Spain.
The most recent Croatian entry was due to be in 2020, when the cancelled Contest was due to take place in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Damir Kedžo was due to represent Croatia with his entry “Divlji vjetre”.
This year, Croatia will be represented by Albina with her song “Tick-Tock”. Will Albina take Croatia to their first victory?
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Author: Richard Taylor
Source: Eurovision Ireland