Croatia: songs for Dora 2022 released
The Croatian broadcaster, Hrvatska radiotelevizija (HRT), has released the 14 songs that will be competing in their Eurovision national selection 'Dora 2022' on February 19 for a chance to go to Eurovision 2022 in Turin.
The songs made their debut on February 10 on the radio show, 'Svijet diskografije', on HRT Radio, hosted by Zlatko Turkalj.
Check out the songs below, link to the videos, songs shown in order of their show running order.
The songs, in order they will be sung, are:
The Dora 2022' show will occur on Saturday February 19 live from Opatija. The winner that gets a chance to go to Eurovision will be determined by a combination of 50/50 split televote and a jury of music industry professionals.
The show will be hosted by actor and radio host, Duško Ćurlić, actress Elizabeta Brodić, and singer Franka Batelić who represented Croatia at Eurovision 2018 in Portugal.
There have been changes to the rules for Dora this year. The winning song may no longer undergo a major revamp following victory, with only minor modifications allowed with permission from HRT.
Croatia made their debut at Eurovision back in 1993. They competed in 26 Contests and making the Grand Finals in 18 of them. Their best placed entries finished in 4th place, 'Sveta ljubav' by Maja Blagdan in 1996 and 'Marija Magdalena' Doris Dragović in 1999. The last time Croatia made it to the Eurovision Grand Final was in Kyiv 2017 with Jacques Houdek's entry 'My Friend'.