Croatian broadcaster HRT has just announced 14 participants in “Dora 2022” – the Croatian selection for Eurovision 2022.
“Dora 2022” will be held on Saturday the 19th of February 2022.
HRT received a total of 184 songs this year.
A jury panel of 5 members reduced the list to 18 songs:
14 finalists and 4 spare songs to be used in case of withdrawals.
The 14 chosen songs are:
- MIA NEGOVETIĆ – Forgive Me (Oprosti)
- MIA DIMŠIĆ – Guilty Pleasure
- BERNARDA – Here For Love
- TINA VUKOV – Hide Out
- ERIK VIDOVIĆ – I Found You
- ELLA OREŠKOVIĆ – If You Go Away
- TOMA – In The Darkness
- MILA ELEGOVIĆ – Ljubav
- ROKO VUŠKOVIĆ – Malo Kasnija
- MARKO BOŠNJAK – Moli Za Nas
- JESSE – My Next Mistake
- ELIS LOVRIĆ – No War
- ZDENKA KOVAČIČEK – Stay On The Bright Side
- TIA – Voli Me Do Neba
In addition, the 4 back-up songs will be:
- KARLO VUDRIĆ – 3AM
- VLATKA BURIĆ DUJMOVIĆ VYAN – GLADIATOR
- TOTALNI OPTIMIZAM – WHAT IF
- STELLA SCHOLAJA – GHOS
The results will be determined by 50% jury voting and 50% public vote
“Dora 2022” – Known Names
Some of the participants have already participated in the Crotian selection in the past!
#1. Mia Negovetić
Mia will participate in “Dora” for the 3rd time in a row.
In 2020, she performed the song “When It Comes To You” and ended up in 2nd place, after a tie-break with the winner Damir:
In 2021, she performed the song “She is Like a Dream” and ended up in 3rd place:
Bernarda will participate in the Croatian selection “Dora” for the 3rd time.
In 2019, she performed the song “I Believe in True Love” and ended up in 6th place:
In 2021, she performed the song “Colors” and ended up in 7th place:
ToMa will participate in “Dora” for the second time in a row.
In 2021, he performed the song “Ocean of Love” and ended up in 6th place:
#4. Elis Lovrić
will participate in the Croatian selection “Dora” for the 3rd time.
In 2019, she performed the song “All I Really Want” and ended up 7th:
In 2020, she performed the song “Jušto” and ended up 12th:
#5. Ella Orešković
Ella will participate in “Dora” for the second time in a row.
In 2021, she performed the song “Come This Way” and ended up 9th:
#6. Eric Vidović
Eric will participate in “Dora” for the second time in a row.
In 2021, he performed the song “Reci mi” and ended up 10th:
#7. Tina Vukov
Tina has participated in several “Dora” editions in the past: 2004, 2006 and 2007 for example.
In 2004, she finished in 8th place in semi-final 2 of “Dora“.
She collaborated with Matija Dedić trio on the song “Tuga dolazi kasnije“:
In 2006, she performed the song “Il treno per Genova” and ended up 3rd in the final:
In 2007, she performed the song “Tata” and ended up 4th in the final:
#8. ZDENKA KOVAČIČEK
The singer participated in “Dora 2002” and “Dora 2020”.
In 2020, she performed the song “Love, Love, Love” and ended up 9th.
The songs probably won’t be released before the show.
In recent years, we have received snippets of the song a few days before the show.
What do you think about the line-up?
Which song are you looking forward to listening to?
Will Croatia qualify for the final for the first time since 2017?