Croatia: National broadcaster HRT confirms Eurovision 2019 participation
The Croatian national broadcaster, HRT, has confirmed that Croatia will be present at the upcoming 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Israel.
Another Balkan country , this time Croatia, will be joining the party in Israel next May. However the country hasn’t yet released details on its national selection formula although the recent years it has been selecting its Eurovision representative via an internal selection process. This will be the 25th participation for Croatia in the Contest.
The Eurovision Story So Far
Croatia debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1993 with the group Put and their entry Don’t ever cry. The Balkan country’s best results in the competition were scroed in 1996 (Maja Blagdan) and 1999 (Doris Dragovic), when it achieved a 4th placing in the Grand Final.
In 2018 Croatia selected internally Franka Batelic to represent the country in Lisbon with her song Crazy. Despite her dynamic performance she failed to qualify to the Grand Final.