Poland: Alicja Szemplińska to Eurovision 2020

Poland:  Alicja Szemplińska to Eurovision 2020

The Polish national selection concluded today with the final show of Szansa na Sukces 2020 , the show TVP used this year to select the Polish Eurovision 2020 act and entry. Big winner was Alicja Szemplińska who will represent the country in Rotterdam singing “Empires” .

This year TVP decided to choose its Eurovision 2020 hopeful through the show “Szansa na sukces 2020″. The show consists of 3 semi final rounds, during which we saw  7 acts compete. In each show there was a special guest, some songs of which will be performed by the competing acts. A special three member jury formed by past Eurovision participants, Cleo (Poland 2014), Michał Szpak (Poland 2016) and Gromee (Poland  2018) , determined the three acts that qualified to the final.

The three acts that won the ticket to the final were Kasia Dereń Alicja Szemplińska and Albert Černý

The three finalist performed an original song , which was their music proposal for Eurovision 2020 and one old Eurovision entry. The past Eurovision entries performed during the final were:

Kasia Dereń Satellite (Lena – Germany 2010 – 1st place)
Alicja Szemplińska Euphoria (Loreen – Sweden 2012 – 1st place)
Albert Černý Fairytale (Alexander Rybak – Norway 2009 – 1st place)

The three original songs that the three finalists sang on stage and were their candidte Eurovision 2020 entries were:


The final outcome was determined by public voting (50%) and by a the show’s jury (50%) [Cleo Michał Szpak – Gromee]. Alicja Szemplińska topped both votings and will be the next Polish Eurovision rerpesentative in Rotterdam with her entry “Empires” . Take a look at the overall scoreboard below: 

Θέση Καλλιτέχνης Τραγούδι Επιτροπές Televoting Σύνολο
1 Alicja Szemplińska “Empires” 5 5 10
2 Albert Černý “Lucy” 3 3 6
3 Kasia Dereń “Count On Me” 1 1 2

Angelo D.

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