Lidija Bačić : Pop Singer | Songwriter
Lidija Bačić was born on 4 August 1985 in split , professionally known as Lille, is a Croatian pop singer and actress. Bačić rose to fame in 2005 after finishing as runner-up on the second season of Hrvatski Idol. Later in 2010, she released her debut album, Majčina ljubav.Bačić has collaborated with several musical artists, including Mladen Grdović, Alen Vitasović, and Luka Basi.
She started singing at the age of 10, and had her first public performance at the Children’s Festival in 1997, where she won the first prizes of the jury and the audience with Mišo Limić’s song “Zaljubljeni dječak”. She soon joined the vocal-dance group “Perle” where she was the lead vocalist for 7 years, led by the esteemed Ingrid Flesch.
In 2001, he performed with “Perla” on “Dora” with the song “Pokraj bistra izvora”, and in the same year at the most important Croatian festival of that time, “Melodije Hrvatskog Jadrana” with the song “Na kamenu”. In 2002, a new performance followed at “Dora” with the song “Nemirna rijeka”, and the highlight of all was the “Grand Prix” award at the “Split Festival” with the song “Riči”. Except in “Perlama “participated in the work of VIS” Rafael “also as the lead vocalist. She performed with” Rafael “at numerous festivals, including” Easter Fest “in 2003, when they took the victory with the song” Znak pobjede “, and a year later they won second place at the same festival with the song “Created for Heaven”.
In 2005, she was a finalist in the second season of “Croatian Idol” and won second place in the dramatic finale. Patrick Jurdić won 1153 votes, and Lidija Bačić 1143. Soon after that he performed regularly in Croatia and abroad. At the beginning of 2008, she collaborated with the renowned Croatian composer Marko Tomasović, with whom she realized her first single “Dan iza vječnosti”, English version of which is “All i’ll ever need” and rain. The song “All I’ll Ever Need” was made in collaboration with Lina Eriksson from the Swedish subsidiary of EMI and achieved great success on radio stations across Europe in March 2008. “Rain” is presented at Zagrebfest ’08 held in the famous concert hall “Vatroslav Lisinski” and as a debutant wins the Grand Prix of the jury and the audience,and Tomasović also won the award for best composition.
In addition to three awards at Zagrebfest, in 2009 she won some other awards: Melodies of Mostar – award for the most successful debutante; Melodies of Istria and Kvarner – award for the best interpretation and for the best debutante for the song “Ne moren kontra sebe”; Sunny Scales – 2nd place and silver plaque. At Zagrebfest ’09 he won two more awards (award for the best interpretation and 3rd prize of the jury for the best composition for the song “Pogled”), and at MEF also two awards (1st prize of the jury and award for the best interpretation for the song “Zarobljeno time”). In total, it has won 11 awards at 6 festivals over a period of one year, which is an unprecedented success.
On 17 January 2019, Bačić was announced as one of the 16 participants in Dora 2019, the national contest in Croatia to select the country’s Eurovision Song Contest entry, where she, and the song “Tek je počelo”, finished in 11th place.