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Croatia picks reality TV star as Eurovision representative


The News Review:

– Croatia picks reality TV star as Eurovision representative
– Russians protest ‘insulting’ Georgia Eurovision song
– Sakis Rouvas as Greek representative at Eurovision Song Contest

Croatia picks reality TV star as Eurovision representative
Southeast European Times
He and Susnjara will take the stage on May 14th in Moscow. Croatian hit-maker Tonci Huljic an influential figure in Balkan show business composed “Beautiful Tena” with his wife Vjekoslava supplying the lyrics. Huljic has written four of the songs that Croatians have performed at Eurovision including “Marija Magdalena” which Doris Dragovic sang at the 1999 Eurovision. She finished fourth — tying Maja Blagdan (1996 “Sveta Ljubav”) for Croatia’s best result to date at Eurovision. Last year though Kraljevi Ulice & 75 Cents placed 21st — the worst finish ever for Croatia. After that fiasco some thought the country should sit out the contest for a year.

Russians protest ‘insulting’ Georgia Eurovision song
AFP
Young Russia a pro-Kremlin youth group organised the rally near the closed Georgian Embassy in Moscow against “We Don’t Wanna Put In” which Georgia has chosen as its entry to Eurovision to be held in Moscow in May. “This song does not just insult Putin it insults the whole Russian people” Maxim Mishchenko leader of Young Russia and a member of the Russian parliament said on the sidelines of the protest. “I think that you shouldn’t take a non-political contest and turn it into a political show to insult your opponents” he added.

Sakis Rouvas as Greek representative at Eurovision Song Contest
Blic
I have recently talked to Zeljko Joksimovic about the concert plans and I might be a guest at his concert in late March. Zeljko is an excellent musician and I am his big fan. I think this is the right time for that especially after the Eurovision in Moscow. ” says Sakis whose song “This Is ur Night” has already been rated as one of the favorites. “We have to wait until all countries choose their candidates for the Eurovision but this information is quite flattering because people believe that I have great chances to win. f course everybody wants to win it is like the lympic Games all athletes would like to be winners” the Greek singer says. Sakis has been traveling through the Balkans for some time promoting his song.
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