Emilija Kokić

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Emilija Kokić
Emilija Kokić.jpg
Emilija Kokić at Dora 2008
Background information
Birth name Emilija Kokić
Born (1968-05-10) 10 May 1968 (age 49)
Zadar, SR Croatia, Yugoslavia
Genres Pop, Rock
Occupation(s) Singer, composer, musician
Years active 1980's-present
Labels Minacord, Hayat Production
Associated acts Nina Badrić, Riva
Website Emilija Kokić Official Website

Emilija Kokić (born 10 May 1968) is a Croatian singer. She was the lead singer of the Croatian pop band Riva, which won the Eurovision Song Contest 1989 for Yugoslavia, with the song Rock Me. Currently Emilija is a solo artist in Croatia. She tried her luck at the national Dora festival, whose winner was to represent Croatia at Eurovision. She came joint 6th at Dora 2008.

At Dora 2011 she was part of the jury and also performed Rock Me.[1]

Biography[edit]

Emilija Kokić was born on 10 May 1968 in Zadar at 7.30 am to Vice and Marija Kokić.[2] She has a brother, Nenad.

Discography[edit]

Cover for the song Rock Me

Personal life[edit]

She is married to Miljenko Kokot. They have no children.[3]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Switzerland Céline Dion
with "Ne partez pas sans moi"
Winner of the Eurovision Song Contest
1989
(as part of Riva)
Succeeded by
Italy Toto Cutugno
with "Insieme: 1992"
Preceded by
Srebrna Krila
with "Mangup"
Yugoslavia in the Eurovision Song Contest
1989
(as part of Riva)
Succeeded by
Tajči
with "Hajde da ludujemo"