Zagreb, CroatiaToday Croatian public broadcaster HRT has premiered Lighthouse, the entry that Nina Kraljić will perform in Stockholm, on its public radio programme HR 2. The song was written by Andreas Grass and Nikola Paryla, better known as Popmaché. Now you can check it out on Youtube too!
Nina Kraljić points out that she is very happy because her song is a combination of what she loves: relatively modern sounds and ethno. "It has been an exceptional honour for me to work with such a talented and experienced team. The song has a brilliant message of hope, which, without looking at all the mischiefs in life, is always present and shining", Nina explains.
EUROPE – The team of oikotimes.com is launching the annual weekly report of the polls and bets around the national finals and the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. Let’s see how it will progress this year.
It’s been a long way since the rehearsals started at the Globen Arena. Lots have changed in the betting odds except the ultimate favourite: Russia seems to be the country that will host the event next year. Let’s have a tour in the polls and bets of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. In the betting odds the overall table provided by Oddschecker.com predict Russia to win the entire thing but followed this time by Ukraine, a huge surprise for some of you but not for us as Ukraine every time this country participate it always end up in the favourites. France, Sweden and Australia. Armenia seems to getting better rankings as some of us consider it a dark horse along with Spain. For the First Semi Final tonight the bookies predict: Russia, Armenia, Malta, The Netherlands, Czech Republic, Iceland, Croatia, Cyprus, Hungary, Azerbaijan to qualify. The first five countries are almost sure they will proceed to the final also among the various fan polls on the web. We are not sure about Azerbaijan but after last night’s Jury rehearsal we think they might stand a chance. Our annual Europrediction is still ongoing you can vote here: http://www.oikotimes.com/vote and the results will be announced just before the show.