The Czech national broadcaster, ČT,  as shceduled unveiled the  7  acts that will compete in the country’s  online national final for Eurovision 2020, Eurovision Song CZ.

Following past weeks’ final hints concerning the number and sex of  the participating acts and the type of songs we will see in the national final, it’s time to see which 7 names make up this yesr’s national final line up.  Namely they are:

  • Barbora Mochowa
  • Benny Cristo
  • Elis Mraz & Cis T
  • Karelll
  • Olga Lounová
  • Pam Rabbit
  • We all Poop

Among the Czech hopefuls we see  Barbora Mochowa who participated last year and came 1st runner up and Pam Rabbit who at the ESC 2018 was Mikolas Josef’s vocals. while Pam too had taken part in last year national final and came too 2nd having a tie between them .

The competing entries will be released on week after on January 20, when the online voting is set to kick off. The final outcome will be determined by the online public vote and a international jury.

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.