Czech Republic: CT sheds more light on Eurovision Song CZ 2020
Czech Republic’s national broadcaster has shed more light on the country’s national selection Eurovision Song CZ 2020, the format that will determine the next Eurovision rerpesentative.
CT has made known that the 7 participants of this year’s national final will be unveiled during a specilal press conference set to take place on January 13,2020. Ceska Televize revealed that :
Four of the seven contestants are female singers and all of them are soloists. Two of the national final participants have competed in past edition of Eurovision Song CZ.
While the participants will be unveiled on Monday , 13 January, the competing entries will go public on January 20, with the Eurovision app starting the same day. The public voting in combination with a jury will determine the final winner and the country’s next Eurovision representative.
The Eurovision story so far
Czech Republic appeared for the first time in the Contest in 2007 with Kabat. A a row of disappointing results the country withdrew in 2010 and didn’t return until 2016. In 2016 its returned was followed by a grand final qualification for the first time . The best result came for the country in 2018 with Mikolas Josef who achieved a 6th placing in the Lisbon with his song και Lie to me.
Last year, Lake Malawi represented the country and finished 11th in the final . This was the country’s third qualification to the final . The outstanding element was the gap between the jury voting that placed the group 8th with 150 points while the public vote placed the Czech at the 24th place.