Czech Republic: These are the National Final 2018 contestants.
The 6 finalists of Czech Republic’s National final were revealed today. The list includes the following six artists:
According to ČT , Czech Republic’s national broadcaster, the national final will be transmitted online and not live on a televised show. The audience will be able to vote free of charge through the Eurovision application and although the voting will be open, only national votes will be counted. Public voting will be combined with a international jury’s votes and the result will be determined on January 22. The final winner of the national final and Czech Republic’s next representative will be announced on January 29.
The Czech Republic doesn’t have a history of good results in the Eurovision Contest so far.The country made its debut in 2007 but finished last in the semi final. After successive failures it made a break from 2010 until 2014 and made a come back in 2015. In 2016 the country managed to qualify to the grand final with Gabriela Gunčíková and her song I Stand which finished in the 25th place. Last year the Czech Republic didn’t manage to qualify to the final although the jury voting placed the country’s entry in the top ten o semi final .