🇭🇷 Dora 2023 songs to be revealed on January 12th

🇭🇷 Dora 2023 songs to be revealed on January 12th

National final song reveals are coming thick and fast. The next country that will reveal their songs is Croatia. Croatian broadcaster HRT has confirmed that the Dora 2023 songs will be revealed on January 12th.

Dora 2023 song promotion

Croatia’s head of delegation Tomislav Štengl has confirmed the Dora 2023 song promotion timeline. The Dora 2023 songs will first be revealed on HR 2, one of the national broadcaster’s radio stations on the show “Svijet diskografije”. The songs will be revealed between 14:00 and 16:00CET on Thursday 12th January.

Tomislav also confirmed that there will be a new Dora preview show. The show will be called “Ususret Dori” and will be broadcasted on HRT1 weekly in the run-up to Dora 2023. “Ususret Dori” will be hosted by 2022 Dora participant Mia Negovetić. The show will feature appearances from the competing Dora 2023 artists. Artists that will feature in the first episode airing on January 14th include Detour, Tajana Belina, The Splitters, Patricia Gašparini, and Harmonija disonance.

What we know about Dora 2023

HRT have revealed that they received a record number of submissions for Dora 2023. 196 songs were submitted to the broadcaster. They have chosen not to introduce semi-finals this year and will stick with an 18-song final. They have said that the contest will take place on February 11th, 2023.

In the table below are the artists competing in Dora 2023, alongside their song titles and songwriters.

ArtistSong TitleSongwriters
Damir KedžoAngels and DemonsJamie Duffin, Stefan Celar, Michael Chun-Fai Chung (aka Kyler Niko), Victoria Jane Horn (arranged by Jamie Duffin)
Meri AndrakovićBye Bye BlondeBoris Đurđević, Valerija Đurđević
Martha MayDistanceMarta Ivić (arranged by Oliver Fecci-Chiffi)
Tajana BelinaDomTajana Belina, Marcel Sprunkel
ĐanaFree Falin’Đana Smajo
Boris ŠtokGrijehBoris Štok, Darko Terlević
Maja GrgićI Still LiveMatteo Martinović Teo, Maja Grgić
Patricia GaspariniI Will WaitSiniša Reljić, Simba, Lisa Desmond, Aidan Winkels, Simba
Krešo I Kisele KišeKme KmeKrešimir Burić (arranged by Matej Zec)
Eni JurišićKreni DaljeMatija Cvek, Viaho Arbulić, Eni Jurišić, Filip Majdak
The SplittersLost and FoundNeven Kolarić, Branimir Mihaljević, Marko Mihaljević
YogiLove at First SightYugomir Lonich
LET 3Mama Šč!Damir Martinović Mrle, Zoran Prodanović, LET 3
DetourMaster BlasterNenad Borgudan
Hana MašićNesrećaBoris Subotić (arranged by Darko Dimitrov)
Harmonija DisonanceNevera (Lei, Lei)Bartol Stopić, Sanja Daić, Bojan Petrović, Anja Papa, Luca Vidović
Barbara MunjasPutem SnovaBarbara Munjas, Alen Bernobić
Top of the Pops ft. Mario 5rekovićPutovanjeBruno Krajcar, Danijel Načinović, Nikola Milat

Croatia’s Eurovision Journey

Croatia has been a part of the Eurovision family since 1961, as part of Yugoslavia. Ten Croatian artists went on to represent Yugoslavia in the Contest – the most famous of which being Riva, who gave Yugoslavia its only win in 1989. The 1990 Contest was held in Zagreb as a tribute to their Croatian heritage.

Croatia debuted in the Contest as an independent nation in 1993 with the band Put and their song “Don’t Ever Cry”. Since then, Croatia has gone on to score as high as 4th place in 1996 and 1999. Last year, Mia Dimšić won Dora 2022 to represent Croatia at the Contest in Turin with her song “Guilty Pleasure”. However, at the close of voting, Mia failed to qualify for the final, finishing in 11th place with a total of 75 points.

What do you think of the artists chosen? Do you think there could be a winner in the bunch for HRT? As always, let us know what you think by commenting below. Also, be sure to follow “That Eurovision Site” on FacebookInstagramTwitter and Tiktok as we prepare to cover Eurovision 2023!

News Source: Eurosong.hr

Photo Credit: HRT

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