Croatia – Jacques Houdek has been internally selected by HRT to represent the Nation at the 2017 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. 35 year old Jacques has been performing for 17 years and has won numerous awards throughout his career.
In their second year back after a two year break, HRT have gone back to The Voice but has this time gone for the Coach that helped last years Nina Kraljić win the 2015 TV show.
He has tried to represent Croatia in 2002 where he took part in the National Final DORA with this song “Čarolija” which is where his career eventually took off.
About representing Croatia, Jacques said – “I am extremely happy and thank Croatian Radio and Television for the trust they have shown. Being a representative of Croatia at the Eurovision Song Contest is a big honour for me and I’m grateful for the opportunity”.
Jacques song will be revealed in due course but what do you think of Croatia’s choice for 2017? Will he follow Nina’s footsteps and make the final?