Esctoday.com, in collaboration with HRT, the Croatian national broadcaster, will have a live stream of the special Croatian 2013 Eurovision press conference today Wednesday 27 February at 10:00 CET.
You will be able to watch the press conference live on esctoday.com. During the press conference the name of the Super Klapa ensemble will be revealed as well as the 2013 Croatian entry Mizerja. The mp3 of the Croatian entry will be available for downloading on HRT’s official website after the press conference.
Esctoday.com in collaboration with HRT will stream the press conference today at 10:00 CET via esctoday.com and the official esctoday.com facebook page here.
The press conference will be held at the HRT headquarters in Zagreb and will be moderated by Mr. Aleksandar Kostadinov (Head of Croatian Delegation).
Esctoday.com can has learned that the special Klapa ensemble will perform Mizerja live during the press conference.
The Klapa ensemble will be having a tight schedule today as they will be having two more presentations of their Eurovision entry: on HRT 1, show “8.kat”, where the klapa will sing Mizerja at 18.15 CET, and at a humanitarian concert at 20.15 CET (HRT 1) where the klapa will perform their entry for the first time live in front of an audience.
The Super Klapa ensemble consists of:
- First tenor – Marko Škugor, from klapa Kampanel
- Second tenor – Ante Galić, from klapa Sinj
- First baritone – Nikša Antica, from klapa Kampanel
- Second baritone – Leon Bataljaku, from klapa Crikvenica
- Bass – Ivica Vlaić, from klapa Sebenico
- Bass – Bojan Kavedžija, from klapa Grdelin
Maestro Mojmir Čačija selected the lucky artists and he is responsible for the vocal arrangement. Producer Nikša Bratoš, along with Dragan Brnas, made the arrangement of the song.
HRT, the Croatian national broadcaster, confirmed to esctoday.com last January that a special HRT jury selected the 2013 Croatian entry, titled Mizerja (Misery or Sadness). The song is composed by Goran Topolovac, who hails from Duga Resa.
Photogallery from the press conference
Croatia debuted at the 1993 Eurovision Song Contest with Put’s Don’t ever cry. The country is yet to win the contest and their best placing at Europe’s favourite television show was in 1996 with Majda Blagdan and in 1999 with Doris Dragovic, achieving a 4th placing.
Stay tuned to esctoday.com for more information on Croatia and the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest.