Ti si moja prva ljubav

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Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2003 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
Dino Jelusić
Lyricist(s)
Dino Jelusić
Finals performance
Final result
1st
Final points
134
Appearance chronology
"Hej mali" (2004) ►

"Ti si moja prva ljubav" (English: You are my first love) is a song recorded, written and composed by Croatian preteen singer Dino Jelusić. [1] It won for Croatia in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2003, held in Copenhagen, Denmark scoring 134 points. [2]

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Dino Jelusić is a Croatian rock singer, musician, and songwriter. He is the founder, principal songwriter and lead singer of the progressive hard rock band Animal Drive which was formed in 2012 and since 2017 is signed by Frontiers Records. Besides working on several hard rock and metal band projects, since 2016 is a member of the acclaimed American rock band Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Jelusić has also worked with Gus G., Mike Mangini, George Lynch, Will Hunt, Jeff Scott Soto, Steve Smyth, Jon Oliva, Kip Winger, John Macaluso, Deen Castronovo, Phil Demmel and others. He was the first winner of Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2003 winning with a song he wrote, "Ti si moja prva ljubav".

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The participation of the Croatia in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest first began at the inaugural Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2003 which took place in Copenhagen, Denmark. Hrvatska radiotelevizija (HRT), a member organisation of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), were responsible for the selection process of their participation. Croatia originally used a national selection format for their participation at the contests. The first representative to participate for the nation at the 2003 contest was Dino Jelusić with the song "Ti si moja prva ljubav", which finished in first place out of sixteen participating entries, achieving a score of one hundred and thirty-four points. Croatia first withdrew from competing in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2007. After seven years of absence, Croatia decided to return to the contest in 2014 which was held in Marsa, Malta and selected their entry internally. However after placing last with Josie and the song "Game Over", Croatian broadcaster HRT again withdrew from competing the following year, and have yet to make their return to the contest.

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References

  1. "Autogram: Dino Jelusić: "Uvijek sam težio koheziji glazbe i teksta"" (in Croatian). Croatian Composers' Society ZAMP. 20 February 2019. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  2. Maude, James (21 November 2018). "Junior Eurovision: What happened to 2003 winner Dino Jelusić?". ESC United. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
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"Hej mali"
by Nika Turković
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