Croatia: HRT Publishes Full Regulations of “Dora 2022”

Croatia will choose its song and artist for Eurovision 2022 via the traditional music festival – “Dora 2022“.
Earlier today, Croatian broadcaster HRT published the full regulations of “Dora 2022“.

Here are the main details about “Dora 2022“:

  1. Dora 2022” will include one live show, to be held in February 2022.
  2. The Submission window opened today (Wednesday, 27th of October 2021) and will close on the 25th of November 2021.
  3. 14 songs will be shortlisted for the festival, and 4 other songs will be considered as spare songs (in any case of prevention of competing or withdrawal).
  4. These 14 songs will be selected by a professional jury that will be assigned by Croatian broadcaster HRT.
  5. The song duration should be no longer than 3 minutes.
  6. A total of 6 people are allowed to perform on stage for each song.
  7. All competitors must be at least 16 years of age on the day of the show.
  8. Artists must be citizens of the Republic of Croatia.
  9. There are no limitations regarding the language of the song, as long as it is written in a European language (including English and Croatian as well).
  10. The 14 chosen artists will have to send a video concept of the intended performance, including backing vocals (but without singing live). Video concepts should be sent no later than the 22nd of December 2021.
  11. The results of “Dora 2022” will be determined by 50% public vote and 50% jury vote.
  12. The winning song must stay in the same language as it was performed in “Dora 2022“. Minor changes will be possible if they are confirmed by HRT.
  13. Backing vocals must be pre-recorded and based on human vocals.
  14. Applications can be submitted here

Albina represented Croatia at Eurovision 2021. She performed the bilingual song “Tick – Tock” and ended 11th in the first semi-final.


Who will represent Croatia at Eurovision 2022?
Will the country qualify for the final, for the first time since Eurovision 2017?

Doron Lahav is 28 years old guy who lives in Israel. Doron watches Eurovision Song Contest since early 2000s. Doron works as a Data Scientist and also shows interest in singing and writing.

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