Hasselt 2005: Croatia and Romania

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On 26th November, the third edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest takes place in Hasselt, Belgium. Day by day, until next week, esctoday.com will present you the 16 participants, two per day. Today: Lorena Jelusic with Rock baby (Croatia) and Alina Eremia with her song Ţurai! (Romania).

3. Croatia – Lorena Jelusic – Rock baby
Lorena is Dino Jelusic' sister, the first winner of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest back in 2003. The 10 year-old Lorena defeated all other contestants with her song Rock baby. She was born on 30th May 1995 in Pozega, Croatia. Nowadays she is living in Zagreb with her parents and two brothers. Lorena attends music classes in wich she studies flute and piano. Her vocal coach helps her improving her vocal abilities.

4. Romania – Alina Eremia – Ţurai!
Alina Eremia will represent next year's host country Romania, performing her song Ţurai! in Hasselt. Alina Eremia, who was born in Buftea in 1993, likes music, painting, traveling, computer games and roller-skating. Alina loves chocolate, her favourite food, and adores Céline Dion, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Monica Anghel and Luminita Anghel, this year's Romanian Eurovision Song Contest representative. Although she's only 11 years old, Alina Eremia can already look back on many participations in national and international singing contests.

5. United Kingdom – Joni Fuller – How does it feel
6. Sweden – M+ – Gränslös kärlek

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