Today the Polish national selection kicks off with the first semi final show of  Szansa na Sukces , the format Poland has opted for this year to determine its Eurovision 2020 representative. 

THE FORMAT

The show consists of 3 semi final rounds, during which we will see  7 acts compete. In each show there will be 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) , will determine which act will be the winner of each show and qualify to the final.

During the final show the three candidates will perform two songs, one cover of a well known song and one song they want to perform at Eurovision. The final winner will be selected by public and jury voting.

It’s time for ABBA the band that conquered  Europe and the world with their  song Waterloo . During the  first episode, there will also be other hits, such as Voulez-Vous, Mamma Mia or Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight). The 7 acts to compete in this qualifying round are:

  1. Patryk Skoczyński – Gimmie, Gimmie, Gimmie!
  2. Emilia Sanecka – Waterloo
  3. Julia & Wiktoria Szlachta – Dancing Queen
  4. Kasia Dereń – Mamma Mia
  5. Amelia Andryszczyk – S.O.S.
  6. Sargis Davtyan – Voulez-vous
  7. Maja Hyży – Knowing me, Knowing You

Among the contestants we see Albert Černý, who was one of the Czech ESC 2019 representatives as members of the group  Lake Malawi, which finished 11th in the Gand final and  Maja Hyży a former national final participant in 2018 when he came 7th.

The first semi final show will begin at 15:15 CET and you can watch it Live HERE