Approximately 150 singers applied for Dora 2011. After the audition, which lasted from Thursday to Saturday, jury chose candidates who will fight for the title of Croatian representatives on 56th Eurovision Song Contest, which will be held in Düsseldorf, Germany.
24 participants + 2 backup
Diana Heraković, Mirko Švenda-Žiga, Jelena Vanjek, Mijo Lešina, Marija Rubčić, Valentina Briški, Damir Kedžo, Doris Teur, Dora Benc, Artemija Stanić, Ivana Brkašić, Katica Marinović, Miro Tomić, Renata Holi, Saša Lozar, Ana Eškinja, Jacques Houdek, Daria Kinzer, Tina Vukov, Mila Soldatić, Mario Sambrailo, Filip Dizdar, Manuela Svorcan i Sabrina Hebiri.
Backup: Maksim Hozić, Marina Đurović
Croatian representative for Eurovision 2011 will be chosen through reality show. There will be seven live shows in which all the participants will sing songs live and televoting will decide which two will be in the grand final to be held on 5th March. Two participants will then sing three songs each and televoting and jury will decide the winner (50-50). First live show will be held on 22nd January.