Bosnian singer was born in Goražde during the aggression against Bosnia and Herzegovina. She started singing as a child and attended music school in Sarajevo. She went to France to study French song, and passionate about flamenco music, she decided to continue her journey to Granada, where she became attached to this style of singing.
Merita is fluent in French and Spanish, but also speaks English and Italian. She learned to play the piano at music school and she learned alone the basics of the guitar. After music school, she sang in various bands and later founded the duo "Hector and Merita" with which she toured most of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
During her stay in Granada, she collaborated with two prestigious Spanish artists, Jerónimo Maya and Paco Ibáñez. She released her first album "Flamenco Balcánico" in 2022.