Bosnia & Herzegovina: Dino Merlin tours Western Europe

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Dino Merlin, who represented Bosnia & Herzegovina in the 1999 Eurovision Song Contest with Beatrice, will give a concert tonight in Skoje, F.Y.R. Macedonia. Furthermore, he will be in Vienna this Saturday, 22nd November. Another four concerts are scheduled to be held in Western Europe in December.

Dino and his musicians will be in Paris-Sarcelles on 5th December, in Nijmegen, Netherlands on 6th December, in Burghausen, Germany on 12th December and in Zurich, Switzerland on 13th December.The singerrecorded his first album back in 1985 with the group Merlin. His solo career began in 1993. Since then,eight CD albums have been released includingtwo live CDs and a Best of compilation. Under his real name, Edin Dervišhalidović, he composed the very first entry for Bosnia & Herzegovina in the Eurovision Song Contest: Sva bol svijeta, which was performedby Fazla.You can find out where you can purchase tickets here.

Together with Béatrice Poulot, Dino Merlin represented Bosnia & Herzegovinain the 1999 Eurovision Song Contest. Their entry Putnici was partly performed in French (Les visiteurs) and placed 7th with 86 points,the country'sbest result at that time.

Special thanks to Stéphane and François-José for their contributions.

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