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2021 Eurovision in review

2021 Eurovision in review – 41 countries and songs.

Click the links below to see our review, view video and enter your score for each countries song.

Croatia: Running order for 2021 Dora revealed

Flag of Croatia

The Dora 2021 national selection in Croatia will take place on 13 February.

The running order has been announced and two former Croatian Eurovision acts will open and close the show. Nina Kraljić (2016 ESC – Lighthouse) and Toni Cetinski (1994 ESC – Nek’ ti bude ljubav sva).

The acts and running order for the Dora 2021 –

1. NINA KRALJIĆ  – Rijeka
2. ERIC – Reci mi
3. ELLA OREŠKOVIĆ – Come This Way
4. BERNARDA – Colors
5. SANDI CENOV – Kriv
6. ToMaOcean Of Love
7. FILIP RUDAN – Blind
8. BETA SUDAR – Ma zamisli
9. CAMBI – Zaljubljen
10. ASHLEY & BOJANShare The Love
11. BRIGITA VUCO – Noći pijane
12. MIA NEGOVETIĆ – She’s Like A Dream
13. ALBINA – Tick-Tock
14. TONY CETINSKI & KIKI RAHIMOVSKI – Zapjevaj, sloboda je!

Source: ESC Today; ESC Covers

Vanna is back with her new song ‘Puna memorija’

Vanna - 'Puna memorija'
Vanna – ‘Puna memorija’

Vanna makes a welcome return with her new song called Puna memorija (Full memory). It is a relaxed and laid back song with a nice melody and violin strings.

Puna memorija is composed by  Ivana Vrdoljak (Vanna) and the arrangement and music production is by Goran Kovačić.

Vanna represented Croatia at the 2001 Eurovision Song Contest with Strings Of My Heart.

You can see the official music video for Puna memorija below. The track is available to purchase or stream from all good digital stores.

Source: ESC Covers

Nina Kraljić releases her new song ‘Čuvaj me’

Nina Kraljić from the official video clip of 'Čuvaj me'
Nina Kraljić from the official video clip of ‘Čuvaj me’

Nina Kraljić returns with a new release entitled Čuvaj me (Protect me). It is a Balkan style mid-tempo pop track with a good production.

Čuvaj me is composed by Marko Matijević, Sekul Maja Kolarić and Boris Kolarić. The production is by Marko Matijević Sekul/Beton Music.

Nina represented Croatia at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest with Lighthouse.

You can see the official music video for Čuvaj me below.

Source: ESC Covers

HOME VIDEOS – MOLITVA – DAMIR KEDZO

During the lock down in Europe over the Eurovision period in May, many Eurovision singers did home videos of other Eurovision artists songs. In the wake of ESC COVERS COVER2COVER singing competition, we will feature some of these so South African artists in particular can get an idea how it is done. Nor Bert of EuroVisionMusic picked the ones as he followed the whole series.

The third video is DAMIR KEDZO from CROATIA ( who would have taken part in Eurovision 2020 had it not been cancelled with DIVLJI VJETRE), covering the Eurovision winner from SERBIA 2007 – MOLITVA of MARIJA SERIFOVIC.

 

‘Samo da se zna (Jaka sam ti sa)’ is the latest song by Grupa Magazin

Grupa Magazin from the video clip of 'Samo da se zna (Jaka sam ti sa)'
Grupa Magazin from the video clip of ‘Samo da se zna (Jaka sam ti sa)’

Grupa Magazin have released their brand new song Samo da se zna (Jaka sam ti sa) (Just to know (I am strong). This is the song Magazin will take forward to the CMC Music Festival in Croatia in September.

Samo da se zna (Jaka sam ti sa) is composed by Tonči Huljić and Vjekoslava Huljić. The arrangement is by Tonči Huljić and Leo Škaro. The mix and mastering are by Tomislav Mrduljaš.

Magazin & Lidija represented Croatia at the 1995 Eurovision Song Contest with Nostalgija and current lead singer, Andrea Šušnjara, was on the Eurovision stage in 2009,  Igor Cukrov feat. Andrea, with Lijepa Tena.

Danijela was a former lead singer with Grupa Magazin. She represented Croatia at the 1998 Eurovision Song Contest with Neka mi ne svane. The popular singer Jelena Rozga (who has taken part in several Dora national finals solo and with Magazin) was also a former lead singer.

You can subsribe to Grupa Magazin at http://bit.ly/MagazinYT

You can see the official music video for Samo da se zna (Jaka sam ti sa) below.

Source: ESC Covers

Croatia: Damir Kedžo releases ‘Divlji vjetre (Remix)’

remix

Damir Kedžo has released a remix version of Divlji vjetre.

Divlji vjetre is composed by Ante Pecotić. The arrangement and production is by Bojan Šalamon Shalla and Matija Rodić. The mix and mastering is by Bojan Šalamon Shalla.

Damir was selected to represent Croatia at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest after winning the Dora national selection.

You can see the Divlji vjetre (Remix) music video below.

Source: ESC Covers