Dora: the 32 semi finalists

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HRT have confirmed the list of 32 finalists that will participate in Dora 2007. As expected, all the names that had previously been announced by esctoday.com and partner site eurovision-croatia.com are in the mix, along with some new faces.Du�ko Ćurlić and Mirko Fodor will host Dora 2007. Both are very famous TV hosts and they already have experience in hosting the selection since they already did so before. The songs will all be performed in Croatian, and a public vote will be held after the winner is decided to determine whether the song will be sung in Croatian or English at the Eurovision Song Contest in Helsinki.

Dora will be held on 1st, 2nd and 3rd March in the Crystal Hall of the Kvarner Hotel in Opatija. Unlike last year, HRT viewers will this year be able to see previews of the Dora entrants on Saturday nights from 10th February.

16 performers will compete in thetwo semi-final nights. In the final, to be held on 3rd March, we will see sixteen performers, eights from each semi-final night. The winner of all nights will be the performer who wins 50% of votes of the jury and 50% of viewers' votes (televoting). The method of voting by the jury and viewers shall be set out inspearate rules given by HRT.

The songs shall be performed in the Croatian language, and selected performers and authors must be Croatian citizens. Viewers shall decide by direct voting in one of HTV programmes if the winning song of DORA 2007 is to be sung in the English language.

The full list:

  • KRALJEVI ULICE: PJESMA ZA NOVČIĆ
  • MARKO TOLJA: DEJA VU
  • ANTONIJA ŠOLA: NEKA BUDE ZAUVIJEK
  • ESMERALDA KRESINA: FRAGILE
  • VALENTINA BRALO: LA STORIA D AMORE
  • DADO TOPIĆ & DRAGON FLY: VJERUJEM U LJUBAV
  • FEMINNEM: NAVIKA
  • ANGELS: MALE VJEŠTICE
  • THE SICK SWING ORCHESTRA: ŠLAGER PJEVAČ
  • VOLJEN GRBAC & VIVIEN GALLETTA: RIJEČ DVIJE
  • IBRICA JUSIĆ: NIKAD ZABORAVLJENA
  • GORAN KARAN: PISMOM TE LJUBI MILION MANDOLINA
  • MILAN TARLE: LJUBAVNICA
  • TINA VUKOV: TATA
  • JELENA ROZGA: NEMAM
  • KLAPA MASLINA: GITARA I ČAŠA VINA
  • KEMAL MONTENO: ZAGRLI ME
  • TRIO FANTASTICUS: NEMA ŠANSE ŠEĆERU
  • ANJA ŠOVAGOVIĆ & GALIANO PAHOR: TEATAR
  • LUKA NI�ETIĆ: PUSTI ME U SAN
  • SINIŠA VUCO: ZBOG TEBE
  • RASPASHOW: BIO BIH SAMO NJEN
  • CLAUDIA BENI: TI SI TU
  • NESS: YOU ARE MINE
  • MIROSLAV EVAČIĆ: VOLIM JA
  • BRENTINI: ŠTO JE TO LJUDIMA
  • �ANAMARI: JEDINO MOJE
  • LANA KLINGOR: GRAVITACIJA
  • NAIM AYRA: JOŠ SAM UVIJEK TVOJ
  • ALEN VITASOVIĆ: SVE BI DA ZA NJU
  • IVANA RADOVNIKOVIĆ: SAMO PROBAJ
  • SABRINA HEBIRI: TRA�IT ĆU TE

Previous Eurovision Song Contest performers, Claudia Beni and Feminnem are present in the list and will catch the eye of the Eurovision Song Contest fans around Europe.

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