Tonight Croatian broadcaster, HRT will host the second semifinal of their national selection for the 51st Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Athens in May. Sixteen songs will compete again to gain a place for the final of DORA '06, to be held this Saturday.
One of tonight's contestants is Claudia Beni, singing Samo ti mi ostani. She represented Croatia at the 2003 Eurovision Song Contest in Riga, Latvia. The complete list of participants;
1. Claudia Beni – Samo ti mi ostani
2. Dani Stipancevic – Tilo uz tilo
3. Raspashow – U tebi trazim spas
4. Rivers – To je sve za veceras
5. Tina i Niksa – Kazna
6. Zeljko Hoduek Jacques – Umrijeti s osmjehom
7. Alen Vitasovic – Skifo
8. Vlatka Pokos – Najbolje
9. Kraljevi ulice – Kao san
10. Zanamari Lalic – Ljubav za jednu noc
11. Kristina – Zapisano na dlanu
12. Latino – Kunem se
13. Karma – Pusti da vodim ritam
14. Jelena Rozga – Ne zovi me Marija
15. Ibrica Jusic – Njezna rijec
16. Severina Vuckovic – Moja Stikla
The eight songs that place highest in a 50% Jury and 50% televote will go through to the final.
Last year, Croatia was represented by Boris Novković, placing 11th with his song Vukovi umiru sami. Croatia will therefore enter the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest through the semifinal.