BHRT, the national broadcaster of Bosnia and Herzegovina have announced their decision to send popular rock band Regina to represent the country in the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Bistra voda.
After a soulful ballad in 2007, an eccentric act in 2008, Bosnia and Herzegovina, known for their diverse and daring entries in the Eurovision Song Contest, are sending rock with Regina to Moscow. The song is called Bistra voda (Clear water) and is composed by Aleksandar Covic. It will be presented on a BHRT live show on 1st March.
The band, already spanning two decades, was created in 1990 by Aco, Bojan and Denis and later joined by lead singer Davor Ebner. Since then, they have released numerous albums and have achieved rock stardom in all ex Yugoslav countries. The band broke up during the war in Yugoslavia to reunite in the original line-up in 2006 when they released Sve mogu ja, their latest album to date.
Bosnia and Herzegovina reached the 10th place in the final of the 2008 edition of Eurovision Song Contest in Belgrade with Laka's Pokusaj.