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|Native name||Macedonian: Тијана Тодевска Дапчевиќ,
Serbian: Тијана Дапчевић
|Birth name||Tijana Todevska|
February 3, 1976 |
Skopje, SR Macedonia, SFR Yugoslavia
|Origin||Republic of Macedonia, Serbia|
|Years active||1996 - present|
Tijana Dapčević (Macedonian: Тијана Тодевска Дапчевиќ, Serbian: Тијана Дапчевић, Serbian pronunciation: [tǐjana dâptʃeʋitɕ]) (née Tijana Todevska; born February 3, 1976) also known as simply Tijana, is a famous pop singer performing mainly in Serbia.
One of her hit songs is "Sve je isto, samo njega nema" (All Is The Same, Only He Is Not Here), he being former Yugoslav president Josip Broz Tito. The track has parts of the song in all of the former Yugoslavia's languages; Serbian, Bosnian, Croatian, Slovene, and Macedonian.
She won the "Sunčane skale" festival in Herceg Novi in 2002 with the song "Negativ" composed by Darko Dimitrov, included on her second studio album with the same title. She has also won first place on the "Serbian Radio Festival-Feras" in 2006 with the song "Julijana".
During Evropesma 2006 (The Song for Europe in the former Serbia and Montenegro), Tijana was placed in 8th place receiving 27 points with the song "Greh" ("Sin"). "Greh" was included on her nest album Žute minute, which was released in the summer of 2007.
Eurovision Song Contest 2014
On 28 August 2013, Tijana Dapčević was selected by Macedonian Radio Television to represent Macedonia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Denmark. The contest entry song will be revealed on 15 January 2014. In August Tijana confirmed that she would include her younger sister Tamara Todevska in her Eurovision act, most likely as a backing vocalist.
Tijana was born to a Macedonian father Velko Todevski and a Serbian mother from Bosnia and Herzegovina Branka. She has a younger sister Tamara, and is married to Milan Dapčević, a Serbian businessman.
The singer lives in Belgrade.
- Kao da.. (2000)
- Negativ (2002)
- Zemlja mojih snova (2004)
- Žuta minuta (2007)
- Muzika (2010)
- Jiandani, Sanjay (28 August 2013). "FYR Macedonia: Tijana Dapcevic selected for Eurovision 2014". ESCToday. Retrieved 28 August 2013.
- Ranta, Riku (5 October 2013). "FYR MACEDONIA: EUROVISION ENTRY PRESENTED IN JANUARY". escwebs.net. Retrieved 5 October 2013.
- Adams, Willy Lee (28 August 2013). "All in the Family: Tijana Invites Sister to Eurovision Stage". wiwibloggs.com. Retrieved 24 October 2013.
|Awards and achievements|
|Sunčane Skale winner
|Music Festival Budva winner
|Plesom do snova winner
Season 1 (2007 with Vojislav Kaluđerović)
Ognjen Amidžić & Dragana Krdu
Vlatko Lozanoski & Esma Redžepova
with "Pred da se razdeni"
|Macedonia in the Eurovision Song Contest