Mija Martina

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Mija Martina
Born (1985-04-26) 26 April 1985 (age 29)
Mostar, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia
Occupation(s) singer

Mija Martina (born 26 April 1985) is a singer from Bosnia and Herzegovina. She represented Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Eurovision Song Contest 2003 with the song "Ne brini".[1] 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 which was used by Ustase (Fascists) in world war II in Croatia.[2] Mija martina supported a football player on Facebook who used the greeting in question on a football match.[3] 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.[4] 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.

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Preceded by
Maja Tatić
with Na jastuku za dvoje
Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Eurovision Song Contest
2003
Succeeded by
Deen
with In The Disco