The Most Popular Croatian Wedding First Dance Songs

Each year thousands of couples from all over the world get married in the beautiful city of Dubrovnik. Many first dance songs have been written in Croatia, but regardless of age or nationality, one common point is that all these songs and the dances that accompany them are happy, fun and joyful. The beautiful city of Dubrovnik is a perfect destination for many couples, whether they are planning a wedding or a vacation.

The first dance is a perfect chance to show that there’s nothing wrong with a good dose of nostalgia. Because, in the end, that’s what music is all about. Today, we present you with some of the most popular wedding first dance songs from the heart of the Balkans.

Here’s the deal: If you’re getting married and you want to know the most popular Croatian wedding first dance songs you should definitely pick one of these. In this blog we will show you the most popular Croatian wedding first dance songs as well as some regional ones. These are the most popular Croatian wedding first dance songs in a nutshell and songs that Croatians like to dance to.

In Croatia, newlyweds take their time choosing a song for their first dance as husband and wife


It is customary for brides and grooms to choose a song that has a particular significance for them and links them to significant events in their relationship.

Portal Abeceda vjenanja has compiled a list of the most popular Croatian and worldwide first dance songs based on requests from past and soon-to-be newlyweds.

The list has been divided into sections. Sad kada dola si by Bosutski beari and Klapa Cambi is the most popular wedding first dance song played by a band, followed by Oliver Dragojevic hit Moj lipi andjele.

The top ten Croatian dance songs

1. Sad kada došla si – Bosutski bećari i Klapa Cambi 2. Moj lipi anđele – Oliver Dragojević 3. Lutka – SARS 4. Zora Bila – Tomislav Bralić i  Klapa Intrade 5. Moje Zlato – Petar Grašo 6. Ako voliš ovu ženu – Željko Bebek i Oliver Dragojević 7. Čarobno jutro – Nina Badrić 8. Ti si princeza – Jacques Houdek & Ivana Husar 9. Sve  u meni se budi – Kedžo i Zsa Zsa 10. Kada žena zavoli – Tony Cetinski

Dalmatia’s top eight first dance tunes


1. Lipa moja – Gibonni 2. Moje si more – Hari Rončević 3. I sve dok dišen – Hari Rončević 4. Za ljubav ja dao bih sve – Mladen Grdović 5. Zora bila – Tomislav Bralić & Klapa Intrade 6. Vilo moja – Vinko Coce 7. Samo ljubav ostaje – Klapa Cambi 8. More snova – Tedi Spalato

The late Oliver Dragojevic songs are often requested as first dance tunes, and a list of the most popular has been compiled.

Oliver’s top nine first dance songs

1. – Oliver Dragojevic – Srea je tamo gdje si ti 2. Oliver Dragojevi – Moj lipi anele 3. Oliver Dragojevi – Cesarica 4. Oliver Dragojevi – Pred tvojim vratima 5. Oliver Dragojevi – Vjerujem u anele 6. Oliver Dragojevi – Klju ivota 7. Oliver Dragojevi – Vjeruj mi Oliver Dragojevi’s “to to bjee ljubav” (to to bjee ljubav) 9. Oliver Dragojevi – Vjeruj u ljubav

The most popular songs across the world


1. Perfect – Ed Sheeran 2. Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran 3. How Would You Feel (Paean) – Ed Sheeran 4. All of Me – John Legend 5. Can You Feel the Love Tonight – Elton John 6. Everything – Michael Buble 7. Just The Way You Are – Bruno Mars 8. Marry You – Bruno Mars 9. Calum Scott – You Are The Reason 10. Lucky – Jason Mraz 11. You’re Beautiful – James Blunt 12. Heaven – Bryan Adams 13. (Everything I do) I do It For You – Bryan Adams 14. I Finally Found Someone – Bryan Adams & B. Streisand 15. Please Forgive Me – Bryan Adams

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the #1 wedding song?

I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith

Why do Croatians wear Rosemary at weddings?

It is believed that the smell of rosemary wards off evil spirits.

Do Croatians wear wedding rings?

Yes, Croatians do wear wedding rings.