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Poland: Extends the deadline for Tu bije serce Europy! Wybieramy hit na Eurowizję 2023!

Poland’s national broadcaster, TVP, has announced that it will extend the deadline for submitting songs for the country’s national final, Tu bije serce Europy! Wybieramy hit na Eurowizję. The submission deadline had been set to be open for submissions until January 15th, but will be extended until February 10th!

The names of the participants will be announced soon after the deadline, by February 15th at the latest. TVP intends to reveal this information on the aforementioned date, with the televised Final taking place on February 26th, as previously scheduled.

The Polish site Eurowizja.org has information that the score will be split 50/50 in the jury and public vote. However, in the event of a tie, the jury members’ choice will prevail and thus the Polish representative will be appointed to fly to Liverpool next May.

Some of the names that have already submitted proposals have also been announced, such as that of Kuba Szmajkowski, who came fourth place in last year’s edition of the national final.

At Eurovision 2022, Poland was represented by Krystian Ochman with “River”, and he placed 12th in the Grand Final, achieving the best result for the country since 2016.

Source: ESC Bubble

Poland: Deputy prime minister opposes EBU’s decision for Eurovision 2023!

After the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Culture of Poland Piotr Glinski, opposes the decision of the EBU to remove the organization of Eurovision 2023 from Ukraine.

In an official statement signed by the Deputy Prime Minister of Poland, the President of the country’s Public Television and the member of its Board of Directors stressed that they support the request of Ukraine for more time before the EBU makes its final decision. from all parties involved to ensure a model for Eurovision 2023, in which the participation as much as possible is made by Ukrainian producers, artists and of course the public.

The Minister of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland and the TVP (Telewizja Polska) Management Board express their regret over the fact that the European Broadcasting Union decided to take away the right to organize the Eurovision Song Contest in 2023 from the Ukrainian public broadcaster UA:PBC and started talks on the organization of this event with BBC.
We support the position of UA:PBC and the Ukrainian authorities, in which they call for negotiations on the organization of the competition with the participation of representatives of the winning country of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.
We declare our continuous support for the Ukrainian public broadcaster in the search for such an organizational model for next year’s Eurovision 2023 competition, which will take into account the largest possible participation of Ukrainian artists and producers as well as the audience from Ukraine.
Piotr Gliński – Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland
Jacek Kurski – President of the Management Board of TVP
Mateusz Matyszkowicz – Member of the Management Board of TVP
The announcement, another high-ranking third-country politician, adds to the pressure on the EBU, which has begun negotiations with the BBC and while Glasgow seems to be the big favorite to host Eurovision 2023.
We look forward to similar statements for which we will inform you.
Stay tuned to Eurovisionfun for all the updates!

Poland: The announcement of TVP on the cancellation of their jury’s votes!

Telewizja Polska has published their first statements regarding the cancellation of their jury’s vote in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022.

Eurowizja.org reports that the Polish TV station has made its first comments on the jury vote in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. The six countries whose jury votes were removed from the contest and replaced by the EBU with results based on previous voting patterns are: Azerbaijan, Georgia, Montenegro, Montenegro, Poland, Romania and San Marino.

TVP’s statement mentions the following:

Telewizja Polska categorically rejects all accusations made against Polish jurors as groundless and absurd. The jurors voted solely as they felt and at their discretion, without taking into account any algorithm, not even the EBU algorithm. By judging Ukraine as the highest, the jurors expressed their independence and the lack of any relationship between their scores and the votes cast by other countries for Poland.
In the coming days, Telewizja Polska will explain the situation with representatives of the European Broadcasting Union, which is the organizer of the Eurovision Song Contest. They will be presented with a TVP protest and a demand to improve the transparency of voting and the method of awarding points, so as to avoid unnecessary confusion that occurred this year in the future.
Ochman finished 12th in the grand final for Poland with the song “River”. This is the best result for Poland in the competition since 2016, when Michał Szpak placed 8th in Stockholm.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRVDZ6446eM

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Source: oko.press

Poland: The betting odds for the winner of Tu bije serce Europy!

Poland is one of the six countries that will pick their artist who will represent Poland in Turin tonight. Broadcast live from TVP’s studios in Warsaw, Eurofans everywhere around the globe will be able to watch the grand final of Tu bije serce Europy.

The betting odds of Tu bije serce Europy are as follows:

In a low-level national final, Krystian Ochman seems to be the huge favourite, at least according to the bookmakers. Daria is next, with a big gap in second place.

Ten artists will compete and their main aim is to win the 66th Eurovision Song Contest. The artists who will participate in the Polish national final are:

  1. Kuba Szmajkowski – “Lovesick
  2. Ania Byrcyn – “Dokąd
  3. Siostry Szlachta – Drogowskazy”
  4. Lidia Kopania – Why Does It Hurt?”
  5. Karolina Stanisławczyk & Toro Chica – Move”
  6. Karolina Lizer – Czysta Woda”
  7. Unmute – “Głośniej Niż Decybele
  8. Emilia Dębska (Mila) – “All I Need
  9. Krystian Ochman – River”
  10. Daria – Paranoia”

The song and the artist who will represent Poland in Turin will be chosen – initially – by a combination of the votes of the jury (50%) and the public (50%). The public and jury vote will result in the top three, who will go on to claim victory in the second round. The result of the second round will be based solely on the public vote.

The presenters of Tu bije serce Europy will be last year’s representative of Poland at Eurovision 2021, Rafał Brzozowski, Ida Nowakowska and Małgorzata Tomaszewska.

The Polish national final will start at 21:00 CET and will last two and a half hours. You can watch it through TVP2’s frequency by clicking HERE.

Stay tuned to Eurovisionfun for all the news regarding Poland’s participation in Eurovision 2022!

Poland: Artists for the national final revealed!

Despite our initial information, Poland’s public broadcaster, TVP, announced a few minutes ago that they are going to host a national final, in order to decide upon the Polish representative for Turin.

The 10 artists that are going to compete are:

  1. Ania Byrcyn – “Dokąd
  2. Daria – “Paranoia
  3. Emilia Dębska (Mila) – “All I Need”
  4. Karolina Lizer – “Czysta Woda”
  5. Karolina Stanisławczyk & Toro Chica – “Move”
  6. Krystian Ochman – “River”
  7. Kuba Szmajkowski – “Lovesick
  8. Lidia Kopania – “Why Does It Hurt?”
  9. Siostry Szlachta – “Drogowskazy”
  10. Unmute – “Głośniej Niż Decybele

The competition will take place on the third Saturday of February (Saturday February 19) in the Polish broadcaster’s studio, while its not known yet what the name of the national final will be.

Stay tuned in Eurovisionfun for everything new regarding Poland’s participations in Eurovision 2022!

Πηγή/Φωτογραφίαeurowizja.org

 

Poland: Krystian Ochman seems to be the chosen one!

Despite the rumors that existed all the previous time and wanted Daria with Paranoia to be the one who will represent Poland in Eurovision 2022, a safe information we have received, states that in the end Krystian Ochman is the one who will go to Turin.

Many fans in Poland wanted Krystian Ochman to represent the country in the contest, especially after his victory in The Voice of Poland, which by the way is broadcast on public television. A few days earlier, he confirmed the rumors, saying that he has submitted a song, in the internal selection made by TVP this year.

Recently, I did something with ATUT and BLACK HI-FI, maybe for Eurovision. […] Olek Kowalski, a great producer, and also in favor of making modern songs, with a beat, singing at a faster pace with a nice melody. We worked together in the studio to have a song suited for Eurovision, but one that I can carry on my own.

The information that told us that he is the one who has been selected for the Eurovision Song Contest, also speaks of a dynamic ballad, which highlights the range of his voice.

Although the above is information that we can not yet cross-check and fully confirm, we decided to transfer all of the above with reservation.

TVP announces the artist who will represent Poland at Eurovision 2022 is expected on January 15.

Poland: Three artists competing for Eurovision 2022!

Eurovision 2022 is entering the selection period. The competing countries choose their representative through either a national final or an internal selection. One of these countries is Poland, where the public broadcaster (TVP) will announce the representative for Eurovision 2022 this week. Who is more likely to represent Poland? Some of the most serious candidates are: DariaKuba Szmajkowski and Krystian Ochman.

TVP works on project “Eurovision 2022” for many months now. In mid-September, the public broadcaster published the rules of the internal selection and received several dozens of applications. Anyone interested had until November 2021 to submit their proposal. After this deadline, the competition committee decided upon the Polish representative for Turin. At first, TVP was going to publish the results in January 2, however the announcement got postponed until January 15.

Will Daria represent Poland in Eurovision 2022?

This information was publicly known from November through social media. Since then, Daria and her proposal Paranoia are, according to fans, the most likely to represent Poland. Daria herself keeps distance from speculations and admits in interviews that she is not sure about submitting to internal selections. However, from time to time Daria stokes rumors by publishing reports in her social media that may indicate that she is involved with the selection process for 2022

For now, it seems to me that I am the only one in the minds of Poles. It seems that I am the only one whose profile is appropriate to everyone and also because I have worked abroad as well as singing in English and having my songs on the radio. […] A lot of people think so but I have no idea yet. Of course I would be delighted to represent my country in Eurovision. I would give it my best.

Will Kuba Szmajkowski represent Poland in Eurovision 2022?

Another artist interested in representing Poland at Eurovision 2022 is Kuba Szmajkowski . A former member of the 4Dreamers team in 2021, he focused on the development of his solo career. Kuba himself has confirmed that his proposal for Turin is his club hit single Lovesick. It is no secret that he loves Eurovision and some of his favorite contestants are Helena Paparizou and Eleni Foureira.

I am a big fan of Eurovision since 2015. My dream is to perform at the world’s biggest events. Every year I follow the contest and I support our representatives. I think my song is a very good choice and it will work really well in the contest, so I submitted for the Polish selection. The song talks about a difficult relationship that we are addicted to, but on the same time it hurts. The song was created in cooperation with well-known producers and my Swedish-Polish team

Will Krystian Ochman represent Poland in Eurovision 2022?

After several weeks of speculation and fan expectations, Krystian Ochman confirmed that he was not only interested in Eurovision 2022, but also that he submitted a song to TVP. One of his advantages is the experience that Krystian Ochman gained by winning The Voice of Poland. A lot of fans believe that thanks to his win he could be successful in the music industry and achieve a good result in Turin.

Recently, I did something with ATUT and BLACK HI-FI, maybe for Eurovision. […] Olek Kowalski, a great producer, and also in favor of making modern songs, with a beat, singing at a faster pace with a nice melody. We worked together in the studio to have a song suited for Eurovision, but one that I can carry on my own.

See his performance on the Grand Final of the Voice of Poland:

Not only Daria, Kuba Szmajkowski and Krystian Ochman sent their proposals to Polish Television. A number of participants have confirmed their participation in the internal selections through their social media. Among them: Karolina Stanisławczyk, Szczepański Siostry, Oscar Jensen, Michał Gabor, Anna Cyzon (National Qualifiers 2010), Łzy, Unmute, So So, Juliet Daisy & Duplox, Voytek Soko Sokolnicki and recently Mauer.

Stay tuned in Eurovision Fun for everything new regarding Poland’s representation in Eurovision 2022!

Source/Photo: eurowizja.org

Poland: TVP opens submissions for internal selection!

Poland starts the process of selecting the artist who will represent her at Eurovision 2022 and wants to put an end to the negative streak of three non-qualifications in the last three contests and return to the final for the first time since 2017, and Kasia Moś.

Polish broadcaster, TVP, will follow the same recipe for a second consecutive year and third in the last four years. As it happened last year, so this year, the singer who will compete in the 66th Eurovision will emerge through internal selection.

Both the song and the artist will be selected by internal selection, with TVP executives aiming to a return in the Grand Final and positive results. Let’s not forget that the state of Eastern Europe has only three placements in the Top 10 in 24 entries.

In today’s announcement, TVP called on all interested parties to submit their proposals for the representation of Poland next May in Italy. Those interested have a deadline of two months until 22:00 on the night of November 20 to send an email to eurowizja@tvp.pl and submit their proposal.

The artist who will represent Poland at Eurovision 2022 will be announced on January 2, as typically mentioned in the regulations published by TVP.

Poland was represented in Rotterdam by Rafal, with the song The Ride, but failed to qualify for the final. His choice was a bit of a last minute, as Polish public television had taken over the organization of Junior Eurovision 2020 and had turned all its attention there.

Let’s see if the fact that for 2022 the search for their participation in the competition will start early, will bring a better result.

Source: TVP

 

Poland: Watch the official video clip of “Empires”

Through the “Szansa na Sukces” show, Poland has chosen its representative for Rotterdam. The winner of the competition was Alicja Szemplińska, who will represent Poland at Eurovision 2020 with “Empires”.

She later released the studio version of the song as she performed it for the first time on the day of the national final.

Not long ago, through the official YouTube channel of the contest, a video clip of the entry was released, which you can watch below:

https://youtu.be/s_Y7mMka4SQ

Poland: Positive to host Junior Eurovision 2020 again if it wins

The general manager of Polish Public Television, TVP, has revealed that he is also positive about organizing Junior Eurovision next year, as long as the forecasts are verified and won in a few days in Glivice.

The Eurovision Children’s Contest will be held on November 24 in Gliwice, Poland. 19 countries will claim the victory, with the hosting country to be considered as the favorite by many.

Viki Gabor‘s “Superhero” has surpassed more than 2 million views in less than a month,  enjoying herself a lot of popularity in her own country, a very important element of online voting, as in  Junior Eurovision we can also vote in favour of our  own country.

https://youtu.be/okG6yNKaS1g

Since 2017, EBU has changed the way the hosting country of Junior Eurovision is being selected and has removed the winner’s right to have the first say on hosting or not the competition, as it was until then. A system of nominations was introduced, through which the EBU chose the nomination it seemed most appropriate. That’s how Minsk was chosen in 2018 and Glivice this year. By the way, this year’s hosting country also happened to be the winner of the previous contest.

So it remains to be seen if EBU will give the next event in Poland, if “Superhero” wins Junior Eurovision 2019 in a few days.

Source: ESCXtra