Horehronie (song)

"Horehronie" is a Slovak pop song, composed by Martin Kavulič with lyrics by poet Kamil Peteraj and performed by Kristina, and it was the Slovak entry at the Eurovision Song Contest 2010. It was performed together with a backing vocals Hana servická and dancers: Martin Mikulášek, Peter Živner, David Schimmer & Slavomír Kolkovič. The song is an ode to the Horehronie tourism region. It became the winner of the Slovak music contest Eurosong 2010 on 27 February, getting the largest share of the televote and coming second in the jury vote.[1][2]

"Horehronie"
Kristina-horehronie.jpg
Single by Kristina
Released10 March 2010
Recorded2010
GenreFolk-pop
Length3:00
LabelH.o.M.E. Production
Songwriter(s)Martin Kavulič, Kamil Peteraj
Producer(s)Martin Kavulič
Kristina singles chronology
"Stonka"
(2009)
"Horehronie"
(2010)
"Tak si pustim svoj song"
(2010)
Slovakia "Horehronie"
Eurovision Song Contest 2010 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
Martin Kavulič
Lyricist(s)
Kamil Peteraj
Finals performance
Semi-final result
16th
Semi-final points
24
Entry chronology
◄ "Leť tmou" (2009)   
"I'm Still Alive" (2011) ►

The song failed to qualify to the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 final from first semifinal on 25 May, reaching 16th place out of 17.

Track listingEdit

Versions of the track were released as a CD single.[3]

No.TitleLength
1."Horehronie (Radio Edit)"3:00
2."Horehronie (Extended)"4:40
3."Horehronie (Acoustic Version)"4:01
4."Horehronie (KaMa Remix Radio Edit)"3:41
5."Horehronie (KaMa Remix Extended)"6:35
6."Horehronie (CJ Macintosh & MamboDJ Sirius Club Remix)"6:40
7."Horehronie (Karaoke)"3:00
8."Stonka (Radio Edit)"3:28
9."Stonka (Acoustic Version)"3:38
10."Stonka (KaMa Remix Radio Edit)"3:20
11."Stonka (KaMa Remix Extended)"6:31
Total length:48:31

CoversEdit

Reggae band from New Zealand, Cornerstone Roots, made a cover of Horehronie in 2010. The band played this song together with Slovak reggae group Medial Banana on Uprising Reggae Festival in Slovakia that year.

ChartsEdit

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Czech Republic Airplay Chart[4] 30
Slovakian Airplay Chart[5] 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Brey, Marco (2010-02-27). "Kristína to represent Slovakia!". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 27 February 2010.
  2. ^ Klier, Marcus (2010-02-27). "Slovakia sends Kristina to the Eurovision Song Contest". ESCToday. Retrieved 27 February 2010.
  3. ^ "Kristina–Horehronie". Supermusic.sk. 2010-03-15. Retrieved 11 March 2010.
  4. ^ Czech Republic Airplay Chart
  5. ^ Slovakian Airplay Chart

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