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Franka Batelić selected to represent Croatia in Lisbon

She went over Dora a few years ago!

Croatian well-known singer Franka Batelic has been approached to represent Croatia at Eurovision 2018, as confirmed today by the public broadcaster HRT. The singer is very popular and gained recognition through the past few years after winning some national music awards, the talent was in her veins as she reported to have been singing since the age of 3! After the release of 12 songs, she even had a major hit among them, with a pop track called “With You” which already got thousands of views on YouTube.

The song Franka will perform for the occassion in May is called “Crazy” and it is yet to be presented to the public, thus it is expected for the upcoming weeks. Music was made up by Branimir Mihaljević and lyrics by the performer herself.

“I would like to thank the Croatian Radio Television for their invitation and confidence. My team and me are aware of the responsibilities this experience needs and brings, but we are ready for the challenge and we will do our very best to represent Croatia in the best possible way in Portugal”, the artist affirmed.

It is not the first time Batelic is keen on trying to go to Eurovision, as she competed in DORA 2009, the Croatian selection for Moscow with “Pjesma Za Kraj” and came in 7th place but managed to be chosen for the Second Chance Ogae Song Contest. Together with her dance partner Ištvan Varga, Franka also won the Croatian version of the TV show “Dancing With The Stars” (Ples sa zvijezdama).

Lucky Croatia came lucky 8th in the grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev, will Franka get to improve Houdek’s footsteps in the competition? Stay tuned for the song release coming in due time!

Source:  HRT

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