Croatia in the Eurovision Song Contest 1996

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Eurovision Song Contest 1996
Country  Croatia
National selection
Selection process Dora 1996
Televoting
Selection date(s) Final
3 March 1996
Selected entrant Maja Blagdan
Selected song "Sveta ljubav"
Finals performance
Final result 4th, 98 points
Croatia in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Croatia selected its entry for the 1996 Eurovision Song Contest through the "Dora 1996" contest, which was held on 3 March 1996, organised by the Croatian national broadcaster Hrvatska radiotelevizija (HRT) in Opatija. The winner was Maja Blagdan with "Sveta ljubav".

Dora 1996[edit]

HRT organised the Dora contest to select the Croatian entry to the Eurovision Song Contest 1996, held in Opatija. The national contest consisted of a televised final with 20 songs. The songs were selected from a public call for submissions from songwriters and composers and were placed in the final based on televoting.

Dora 1996, held on 3 March 1996 in Opatija
Draw Artist Song Place Pts
1 Alen Vitasović "Marija" 13 18
2 Erwin "Uvijek ti" 14 16
3 Novi fosili "Spray" 6 76
4 Leo "Postojiš" 15 11
5 Srebrna krila "Divno je znati da netko te voli" 9 52
6 Juci "Moja posljednja molitva" 19 4
7 Marinella & Tutti Frutti "Sjeti se" 3 137
8 Massimo "Kao more" 12 33
9 Branimir Mihaljević "Zbog ljubavi" 11 39
10 Giuliano "Sjaj u očima otkriva te" 5 104
11 Ivana Banfić & Rene Cooler "Dani ludila" 20 1
12 Renata Kos "O mama, mama" 17 10
13 Maja Blagdan "Sveta ljubav" 1 214
14 Divas "Sexy Cool" 10 50
15 Jelena "Aha" 2 156
16 Naim Ayra "Dvije ruže" 17 10
17 Ivan Mikulić "Budi ona prava" 8 55
18 Zrinka "Tako sam ranjiva" 4 106
19 Petar Grašo "Otkada nije mi tu" 7 57
20 Sandra Sagena "Ne želim biti dama" 15 11

At Eurovision[edit]

Maja Blagdan competed for Croatia the Eurovision contest on 18 May 1996 in Oslo, Norway, and finished 4th with 98 votes.

Voting[edit]

Points awarded to Croatia[edit]

Points Awarded to Croatia
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

Points awarded by Croatia[edit]

12 points  Malta
10 points  Portugal
8 points  Cyprus
7 points  United Kingdom
6 points  Slovenia
5 points  Norway
4 points  Spain
3 points  Bosnia and Herzegovina
2 points  Belgium
1 point  Turkey

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Dora 1996 at the Eurofest Croatia website (Croatian)