Dino Merlin is one of this year's Eurovision contestants that chose to start a promo tour in order to gain more popularity prior to the contest. After visting Croatia, Germany and Switzerland, the Bosnian singer will travel to Slovenia and Romania where he is expected to meet the press and to present his Eurovision entry entitled Love in rewind.
After 2004 more and more Eurovision contestants decided to start a promo tour in order to increase their chancesof winningthe grand prix. Ruslana, Helena Paparizou and Dima Bilan are all succesful examples of that kind as they managed to win Europe's favourite music show after travelling all around the continent prior to the contest.
Dino Merlin is one of the favourites to win this year's Eurovision Song Contest according to the betting odds. British bookmakers William Hill give Love in rewind the fourth chance (10/1)of winning the contest on May 14th. The Bosnian delegation decided to start a European promo tour for Dino Merlin and his band as they wish to host Europe's favourite music show next year.
This is how Dino's promo tour is scheduled:
- April 2 – Slovenia
- April 9 – Romania (attending Romanian Eurovision Concert)
- April 11 – Bulgaria
- April 12 – FYR Macedonia
- April 21 – Denmark
- April 22 – Sweden
Bosnia and Herzegovina will be the first to perform in the second semi final of this year's competition.