HRT, the Croatian national broadcaster has announced that the 2017 Croatian Eurovision entry will be premiered on Thursday 2 March on HR 2.
Jacques Houdek is no new face in the Eurovision world as he has tried to represent Croatia several times before namely in 2011 when he partook in the Croatian national final. This time he has been selected internally in order to fly the Croatian flag in Kyiv. He will represent Croatia at the upcoming Eurovision edition in Kyiv with his song My friend. Jacque’s Eurovision entry will be premiered on 2 March.
Jacques is pleased and honored to represent Croatia at the upcoming Eurovision edition. He has taken part many in the Croatian Eurovision national selection Dora. He enjoys much fame and recognition in his homeland thanks to his musical career and his involvement in the Croatian version of The Voice.
The Croatian delegation will be flying to Kyiv on 2 May. Croatia will compete in the 2nd Semifinal of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest on Thursday 11 May.
Jacques will be backed with 2 musicians and 3 backing singers on stage in Kyiv. The Croatian broadcaster will release more details regarding their 2017 Eurovision project in due course.
Croatia debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1993 and is yet to win the competition, the country achieved its best result in the contest in 1996 and 1999 with it placed 4th.
The Eurovision 2017 Eurovision Song Contest is scheduled to be held on 9, 11 and 13 May at the IEC in Kyiv