Mija Martina

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Mija Martina
Born (1984-04-26) 26 April 1984 (age 35)
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Occupation(s)singer, TV host

Mija Martina Barbarić (born 26 April 1984) is a singer and TV host from Bosnia and Herzegovina who used to work as a spokeswoman for the Ministry of Tourism and Environment of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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.

She was also organizer of special events during the biggest Economy Fair in Mostar (for Mostar Inc.) for 10 years.

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eurovision Song Contest : Bosnia-Herzegovina 2003 : Mija Martina, "Ne Brini"". ESC-History. Retrieved 1 June 2010.
  2. ^ "Službenica Vlade FBiH Mija Martina Barbarić: Za dom spremni!". klix.ba. Retrieved 19 June 2016.
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