Croatia: English version of Mizerja- Hard Times released

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The English version of the 2013 Croatian Eurovision entry Mizerja- Hard Times  has been released.

Where does  the Klapa from sea live?  We bring you 2 videos courtesy of the National Croatian Tourist Board :  one with Mižerja and the other with Hard Times, the English version of the Croatian Eurovision entry. The world premiere of the official Croatian Eurovision videoclip is scheduled to be held on 11 April.You can download the ringtones of  Mizeja and Hard Times free of charge here
Where does the Klapa from Sea live? English version of Mizerja courtesy of  National Croatian Tourist Board.

Where does Klapa from Sea live? Croatian version Mizerja courtesy of National Croatian Tourist Board

Klapa s mora will represent Croatia at the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest with Mizerja. Croatia will compete in tbe  Eurovision Song Contest 2013 Semifinal 1 on 14 May and will perform in 4th place.

The Klapa s Mora 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 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.

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 for more information on Croatia and the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest

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