Tonight, Croatia chose it’s entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 in Oslo. After a show lasting more than three hours, the audience at the Crystal Hall in Opatija supported the winner.
Sixteen songs were participating in tonight’s show, eight of them qualified from the semi-final last night, and eight were directly qualified through being invited by HRt to participate. The show was held again in the Crystal Hall in Kvarner Hotel, Osjek. The final night of the Dora 2010 started at 20:15, with a live broadcast on the First Channel.
The winner was decided the total votes cast between viewers (via televoting) and nine members of a professional jury. The phone lines were open for 10 minutes.
The Dora 2010 started with last year’s Croatian winner, Igor Cukrov, with song Lijepa tena. Then show started introducing the HRT 2 radio which followed the show, and then it was short view from green room by hosts Ida Prester and Iva Sulentic, who were called upon to talk after every second song had performed. The hosts of the final evenings were Mila Horvat, Mirko Fodor and Dusko Čurlić, who were covering the show from the stage. After the last song, voting started and lasted for 10 minutes. Then, the television viewers and the audience in the hall could see the performance of popular Croatian singer Tony Centinski, who came 16th in the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest. After a few amazing songs, it was time for the results.
This is the order of finalists this night:
1. Swing Mamas – Trio Tulipan
2. Sabrina – GoluSsi Me Skinuo
3. Viva – Zadnja Kap Zivota
4. Marta Kuliš – Preporođena
5. Tihomir Kožina – Za KogaSsiSse Cuvala
6. Carla Belovari – Sada Osjećam To
7. Klapa Iskon – Vrime Za Kraj
8. Alibi – Prvi Pogled
9. Đani Stipaničev – Nek Nam Bude Lijepo
10. Doris Teur – Ti Me Ne Zaslužuješ
11. Valungari – Vol or Ne Vol
12. Franka Batelić – Na Tvojim Rukama
13. Žiga i ZVS Druge – Blagdani
14. Giuliano – Moja Draga
15. Franko Krajcar & Indivia – JobrniJjeJjobrni
16. Feminnem – Lako Je Sve
The winner with most points is girl band Feminnem with the song Lako Je Sve (Everything Is Easy), with maximum points from both the juries (86) and the televoting (16).
Feminnem is a Bosnian-Croatian girl pop band. The group formed in 2004, and they had one hit single Volim Te, Mrzim Te (I love you, I hate you). They are most famous for representing Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Eurovision Song Contest 2005. Feminnem participated in the Croatian national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 and took 3rd place.
Right now band members are:
• Neda Parmać
• Ivana Marić
• Pamela Ramljak
After revealing the winner, the three girls went again on the stage to reprise the winning song. Below you can see Feminnem’s performance from last night’s semi-final of the Dora 2010, and will sing this song in Oslo 2010 in the second semi-final on May 27th.