Mija Martina

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Mija Martina
Born (1985-04-26) 26 April 1985 (age 31)
Mostar, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia
Occupation(s) singer

Mija Martina Barbarić (born 26 April 1985) is a singer and politician from Bosnia and Herzegovina, currently performing the role of a spokeswoman for the Ministry of Tourism and Environment of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. She was born to Bosnian Croat parents in Mostar.

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.

Barbarić was accused of neo-Nazi sympathies after she wrote on her Facebook profile Za dom spremni ("For the home"), controversial salute used by the fascist Ustaše movement in Croatia during World War II as equivalent of the Nazi salute "Sieg heil".[2]

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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