Czech Republic: Martina Bárta to fly the flag in Kiev.
As rumors had already brought her name up a few hours earlier, Martina Bárta confirmed that she will be the next representative of the country at the 62nd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev next May.
From a total of 300 submissions,the officials in the national broadcaster picked Martina Bárta as the sixth representative of the country in the contest. Martina lives in Berlin and is a member of the jazz band 4 to the Bar. Through her personal website , after last day’s rumors and a photo that the Head of Delegation published in the social media , Martina confirmed her participation and declared proud to represent the country.
At the moment the song is being recorded and visualized and according to latest information her song will go public sometime in the first ten days of March.Her song will be in English and a result of a collaboration of international composers and musicians.
Last year the country achieved to qualify to the Grand Final after 4 years of failure. Gabriela Gunčíková with her entry I Stand ended at 25th position in the final gathering 41 points, all of them coming from the jury voting and 0 points from televoting !