Seven artists were in the running to represent the Czech Republic in Rotterdam. The winner was decided by 50/50 jury and online/public voting. Tonight they announced the results and the official representative for the Czech Republic. After releasing the songs the national final got amazing reviews for its quality!
Benny Cristo to represent the Czech Republic with “KEMAMA”
Tonight the Czech Republic revealed the winner of their selection “Eurovision Song CZ”. After a jury voting combined with the international votes 50% of the total, they were combined with the Czech votes making the other 50%. In the end, the winner was Benny Cristo with his entry “KEMAMA” representing the Czech Republic in Rotterdam!
Benny Cristo will represent the Czech Republic with his song “KEMAMA”!
Czech Republic in the Eurovision Song Contest
The Czech Republic debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2007 with the song “Malá Duma” by Kálas, coming last in the semifinal with 1 point. They’ve competed a total of 8 times in the contest, first qualifying for the final in 2016 with “I Stand” by Gabriela Gunčíková, finishing 25th.
Their best placing came in 2018 with “Lie to Me” by Mikolas Josef, placing 6th overall. Their last entry was “Friend of a Friend” by Lake Malawi in 2019, finishing 11th in the final.
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