We have to hand it to Nina Badric: the woman knows how to keep busy. When she isn’t seeking legal advice to prevent stalkers from harassing her and modeling for shoe companies, Croatia’s Eurovision 2012 contestant finds plenty of time to make public appearances.
Emilija Kokic, who won Eurovision in 1989 with her band Riva, has finally said “yes!” to her long-term boyfriend Miljenko Kokot. The couple have dated since 2009 and it’s the first marriage for both of them (OMG we can’t even believe no one snapped them up sooner!).
Turkey may not be our favorite country since the introduction of Turkeyvision, but it’s still great inspiration for Severina, the Croatian Eurovision representative from 2006. Despite being mired in the trauma of divorce, she took off her high heels and turned into golden Phoenix in music video for her new song Hurem. The song speaks […]
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but shoes make good companions, too. That’s what Nina Badric, our favourite Eurovision diva from Croatia, is probably thinking these days. Planika, one of the leading regional shoes companies, has signed a one-year contract with Miss Badric!
A few months ago we reviewed the history of Feminnem—the girl group that represented Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2005 and Croatia in 2010. We traced their progress from their first song through to their dramatic change of a third member to their latest solo work. Feminnem paved the way for each of these ladies to […]
On Thursday Croatia’s state broadcaster HRT announced its withdrawal from the Eurovision Song Contest. Officials cited financial concerns and the string of poor results in recent years. It is still unknown how much Eurovision actually costs them and how bad they view ‘the damage’. The silver lining is that HRT will use their hiatus to […]
HRT, Croatia’s state broadcaster, has announced that it will not field an entry for Eurovision 2014. According to the Croatian Times, the broadcaster made the decision because of budgetary concerns and its string of bad results in recent years.
Rajko Dujmic represented Yugoslavia at Eurovision 1987 as a member of the group Novi fosili. They placed fourth with the song ‘Ja sam za ples’ ( I wanna dance ). Two years later he showed up at Eurovision once again, this time as the composer of the winning entry “Rock me baby”, sung by the […]