Seid Memić

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Seid Memić
Birth name Seid Memić
Also known as Vajta
Born (1950-03-08) 8 March 1950 (age 65)
Travnik, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia
Genres Pop, rock
Years active 1973–present
Labels Jugoton, Diskoton, Croatia Records
Website http://www.vajta.de

Seid Memić, known by his stage name Vajta, (born 8 March 1950) is a Bosnian singer and the vocalist for the Yugoslav rock band Teška industrija.

From 1975 to 1976 Vajta was a vocalist for Teška industrija, who enjoyed great commercial success throughout the Balkan countries but later dissolved.

He became popular in the 1981 Eurovision Song Contest during which he represented Yugoslavia. He achieved 15th place for Yugoslavia with the song "Lejla",[1] which became a hit and still is throughout the Balkan countries.

He hosted Nedeljni zabavnik kids programme in the 1980s.

In early 2007, Teška industrija has reunited with the release of a new album.

In 2009, Vajta attained popularity by participating in the Croatian reality TV show Farma, where he got expelled at the 6th duel on April 10.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yugoslavia 1981". Eurovision Song Contest. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
Preceded by
Ambasadori
Yugoslavia in the Eurovision Song Contest
1981
Succeeded by
Aska