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🇵🇱 Alicja Tracz will represent Poland at the 2020 Junior Eurovision Song Contest

Today, the final edition of Poland’s Junior Eurovision Szansa na Sukces – Eurowizija Junior took place. After an hour of the three contestants, as well as reigning Junior Eurovision champion Viki Gabor giving us a lot of vocal power, we know have Poland’s Junior Eurovision representative.

Alicja Tracz has been selected to represent Poland on home turf with her song ‘I’ll Be Standing’ at this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest, after securing the top marks from both the juries and the SMS voters alike.

A close race to win the contest

During the show, the saw the three remining hopefuls sing two songs. One cover song, and the song that they would sing at this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest.

Cover Tracks:

  • Lena Marzec – Superhero (Poland’s Junior Eurovision 2019 entry)
  • Agata Serwin – Can’t Stop The Feeling (2016 Interval Act Song)
  • Alicja Tracz – Mam tę moc” (from the movie Frozen)

Junior Eurovision Track

  • Lena Marzec – You and Me
  • Agata Serwin – What I’m Made Of
  • Alicja Tracz – I’ll Be Standing

Results (SMS + Jury)

  • Lena Marzec – 3 + 3 = 6
  • Agata Serwin – 1 + 1 = 2
  • Alicja Tracz – 5 + 5 = 10

Poland at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest

Poland made their debut in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest when the contest began in 2003, in Copenhagen, Denmark. After winning the Polish national final for the contest Katarzyna Żurawik represented the nation with the song, “Coś mnie nosi”. Unfortunately, they finished last with just three points. In 2004, Poland came out with exactly the same result, finishing in the last place slot with again, three points.

After two years of poor results and despite TVP signing a 3-year contract with the EBU, Poland decided to withdraw from the contest in 2005. The country did not return to compete again until 2016, despite rumours in 2008 that the broadcaster was considering making a return. 

On their return in 2016, Poland sent Olivia Wieczorek with the song “Nie zapomnij”, which finished in 11th place with 60 points. Last year, Roksana Węgiel became the winner of the sixteenth Junior Eurovision Song Contest with “Anyone I Want To Be”. A strong public vote landed her with 215 points to France’s 203 points.

In 2019, Viki Gabor won the contest with the song “Superhero”. She scored a total of 278 points, 51 points ahead of second place Kazakhstan. Poland received over 550,000 votes in the online vote, over 200,000 votes ahead of Spain.

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