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April In Belgrade

Since I will be in Belgrade in April, this song is quite appropriate:

You can find the lyrics in Serbian here and a pretty decent translation here. I remember this song since when I was a little kid. Thirty five years ago, when he was a contestant on the Eurovision (see his 1973 spot), Zdravko Colic was already a veteran and a big star. Even after a 15-year silence, he is still remembered, and not just remembered – the new kids learned his songs and 100,000 of them filled the Red Star soccer stadium last year and sang along all the old hits.