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Lejla (Vajta song)

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia "Lejla"
Eurovision Song Contest 1981 entry
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
Artist(s) Seid-Memić Vajta
Language Bosnian
Composer(s) Ranko Boban
Lyricist(s) Ranko Boban
Conductor Ranko Rihtman
Finals performance
Final result 15th
Final points 35
Appearance chronology
◄ "Ne mogu skriti svoju bol" (1980)   
"Halo, Halo" (1982) ►

Lejla, or Leila as it is listed in the official Eurovision website, was the Yugoslavian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1981, performed in Bosnian language by Seid-Memić Vajta .

The song was performed seventh on the night, following Denmark's Tommy Seebach and Debbie Cameron with "Krøller eller ej" and preceding Finland's Riki Sorsa with "Reggae OK". At the close of voting, it had received 35 points, placing 15th in a field of 20.

The song is a ballad that talks about a man who is very passioned by a special woman called Lejla, he says that "No one will ever love you like I do" and was a great success in former Yugoslavia.

It was succeeded as Yugoslavian representative at the 1982 Contest by Aska with "Halo, Halo".

References and external links

  • Official Eurovision Song Contest site, history by year, 1981


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