Sveta ljubav

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Croatia "Sveta ljubav"
Eurovision Song Contest 1996 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
Zrinko Tutić
Lyricist(s)
Zrinko Tutić
Conductor
Alan Bejlinski
Finals performance
Final result
4th
Final points
98
Appearance chronology
◄ "Nostalgija" (1995)   
"Probudi me" (1997) ►

"Sveta ljubav" (Holy love) was the Croatian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1996, performed in Croatian by Maja Blagdan.

The song was performed seventh on the night, following Malta's Miriam Christine with "In A Woman's Heart" and preceding Austria's George Nussbaumer with "Weil's dr guat got". At the close of voting, it had received 98 points, placing 4th in a field of 23.

The song is a love ballad, with the singer pleading "give me strength, holy love".

It was succeeded as Croatian representative at the 1997 contest by E.N.I. with "Probudi me".

During the Eurovision 2014 segment, "Eurovision Book of Records", it was revealed that "Sveta ljubav" held the Eurovision record for the highest note.

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