Today the Czech Republic’s delegation revealed that the Benny Cristo’s entry has been selected from three songs Benny submitted to a jury.
Another internal selection
In a livestream on Instagram the assistant Head of Press Ahmad Halloun revealed for Benny Cristo that the jury has made their mind and selected “the song number three” for him to represent the Czech Republic with at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021.
During the livestream Benny said that the song is not similar to “Kemama” and it will be in mostly in English. One line on the song will be in Czech. Ahmad and Benny hinted that there might be a snippet coming out in some days but the song is set to be out by the end of February.
When asked to describe the song with three words, Benny said “desire”, “energy” and “Netflix and Chill”.
Czech Republic in Eurovision Song Contest
The Czech Republic debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2007 with the song “Malá dáma” by Kabát, 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.
In 2020, Benny Cristo won Czech Republic’s national selection in was set to represent Czech Republic with the song “Kemama”. After the 2020 contest was cancelled, Benny was selected internally by the broadcaster ČT for 2021.
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