Damir Kedžo and Let 3 among returning artists as Dora 2024 line-up is revealed

December 15, 2023


The Croatian broadcaster has revealed the acts competing in Dora 2024.

Earlier today, HRT revealed the names of the 25 acts that will be competing in next years edition of Dora, along with the titles of their songs. The broadcaster has also released the names of the four back-up artists (and their songs) in case any of the acts are unable to participate in Dora 2024.

  • Alen Đuras – A Tamburitsa Lullaby
  • Let 3 – Babaroga
  • Noelle – Baby Baby
  • Boris Štok – Can We Talk
  • Natalie Balmix – Dijamanti
  • Pavel – Do Mjeseca
  • Marcela – Gasoline
  • Erna – How Do You Love Me
  • Vinko – Lying Eyes
  • Lana Mandarić – More
  • James Night – Nebo plače
  • Saša Lozar – Ne plačem zbog nje
  • Barbara Munjas – Nepobjediva
  • Lara Demarin – Ne vjerujem ti
  • The Splitters – Od kad te sanjam
  • Misha – One Day
  • ET – Pametnom dosta
  • Lu Dedić – Plavi leptir
  • Zsa Zsa – Probudi usne moje
  • Sweet Tears, Bitter Love – Fire
  • Vatra – Slatke suze, gorka ljubav
  • Stefany Žužić – Sretnih dana dat’ će Bog
  • Eugen – Tišine
  • Mario Battifiaca feat. Robert Ferlin – Vodu piti trizan biti
  • Damir Kedžo – Voljena ženo

The four back-up artists and songs are: Rim Tim Tagi Dim – Baby Lasagna; Put Into Place – Cota G4; Come Back – Mihael Kvorka and Dive Deep – Ether.

Among the line-up are some returning Dora and Eurovision artists, most notably Alen Đuras, who was a backing singer for Jacques Houdek in 2017; Barbara Munjas (2023); Boris Štok (2023); Damir Kedžo (2020 & 2023); Let 3 (2023) and The Splitters (2023); 

These 25 songs were chosen out of 200 submissions by a jury panel made up of Croatian music industry professionals, which includes:

  • Željko Mesar – president of the jury and Croatian Head of Delegation
  • Igor Geržina – executive producer of RJ Glazba
  • Ema Gross – music editor for Croatian radio
  • Tomislav Krizmanić – President of OGAE Croatia 
  • Robert Urlić – music editor for Croatian radio
  • Dražen Miočić – editor of television channel HTV 4

There have been rumours circulating over the past few months that semi finals could be returning to Dora (for the first time since 2010); however, nothing has yet been confirmed by the broadcaster. Dora 2024 is expected to take place in February 2024, but the exact dates of the show/s has yet to be announced.

Let 3 are the most recent winners of Dora, having won this years edition with “Mama ŠČ”. At Eurovision 2023 in Liverpool, they got Croatia back in to the final for the first time since 2017. Whilst only finishing in 25th place with the juries with 11 points, they excelled with the televote, finishing in 7th place with 112 points, bringing their final result to 13th place.

What are your thoughts on the line-up for Dora 2024? Which songs are you most excited to listen to? Let us know in the comments below!

Photo credit: Sarah Louise Bennett / EBU

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