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26 April 1984 |
Mostar, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia
Mija Martina (born 26 April 1984) is a singer from Bosnia and Herzegovina. She represented Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Eurovision Song Contest 2003 with the song "Ne brini". She also provided the results of the Bosnia and Herzegovina televote in the Eurovision Song Contest 2004. She was born to Bosnian Croat parents in Mostar. Mija Martina has made a terible decision by enforsing a greeting "Za dom spremni" in 2013, the term means "Ready for the HOME" in an adaptation it could be translated as "Ready for Motherland" a greeting wich was used by Ustase (Fascists) in world war II in Croatia. Mija martina supported a football player on facebook who used the greeting in question on a football match. The player has been financially punished by the FIFA for the excess . Mija Martina supported him by claiming that the greeting is in no way related to the Fascists who in a NDH government used the same greeting and in Concentracion camp Jasenovac in which over 83 000 people have been killed. She currently thinks she did nothing wrong for supporting the Fascist greeting and thinks that the BIH government is violating her rights for starting disciplinary measures against her and colleagues who support the greeting.
- "Eurovision Song Contest : Bosnia-Herzegovina 2003 : Mija Martina, "Ne Brini"". ESC-History. Retrieved 1 June 2010.
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