The broadcaster responsible for the Polish representative at the Eurovision Song Contest – TVP has opened their submission window for Eurovision 2023.
National Final for 2023
Similarly to the method Poland used to choose their 2022 representative they will use a national selection show Krajowe Eliminacje. The rules and application form can be found here, the MP3 files must be sent to [email protected] The deadline to send in the entries is 15th January 2023. After all the songs have been sent in, a pre selection panel will narrow the MP3 files down to 10 songs.
The songs and artists will be revealed on the 25th January 2023 with the national final taking place a month later on 26th February 2023.
These 10 songs will then compete in the televised national final. After the performances a jury and televote will narrow these down to three songs (50% each). Like last year, the vote tallies are then reset and the jury and televote will vote again. After which we will have a winner and will go to the Eurovision Song Contest for Poland which will take place in the United Kingdom.
Poland in Eurovision 2022
Poland finished 12th in the final with 151 points. Like the other countries affected by these voting issues, they were in semi 2, from which they qualified in 6th place. Ochman’s dramatic ballad “River” got 105 points from the public and 46 points from the jury in the Grand Final.