Earlier today, Česká televize (ČT) has revealed details about the selection process and revealed the candidates of the national selection.
The songs will be published next Monday, the 20th of January 2020 8:00 CET.
The winner of the national selection will be determined by a combination of international voting (via the official Eurovision Song Contest app) and an international jury that will probably consist of past Eurovision participants from other countries.
The international voting will end on Sunday the 2nd of February 2020 20:00 CET.
The day after, the 3rd of February 2020, Czech Republic will reveal the chosen artist and song for Eurovision 2020!
The competing artist are:
#1. Barbora Mochowa
Barbora Mochowa was born in 1993. At the age of 7, she participated in the television show “Rozjezdy pro hvězdy”. Afterward, she participated in other television shows. Barbora learned to play the violin, therefore she is still attracted to classical music and influenced by it.
Barbora isn’t a stranger to the Czech selection. Last year, she participated in the national final with the beautiful ballad “True Colors“:
#2. Benny Cristo
Benny Cristo is active since 2009. In 2019, he released a successful EP called Kontakt which contains 6 songs. 3 of the songs (“Bomby”, “Asio”, “Padam) became big hits in the Czech Republic and each of them more the 14 million views on YouTube.
In September 2019 he performed for 15.000 people, which he decided to do again in 2020.
#3. Elis Mraz & Cis T
Elis Mraz is a Czech singer and songwriter. Nowadays, she is working on her next album in which as usual she writes all the songs by herself. Elis rose to fame when she participated in NOVA Voice of the Czech Republic and reached the semi-finals. In 2014, she was awarded for ‘Discovery of The Year” in Czech Nightingale Mattoni.
Cis T (Čistychov) is an urban hip-hop artist from Slovakia. So far, he released 13 studio albums. He is active since 1996 and he is considered to one of the founders of the Hip-Hop sound in Slovakia.
Karelll is a Czech singer-songwriter and a music producer. He studied songwriting in London. Afterward, he has the possibility of launching his career. Karelll has his own recording studio where he and many other artists record their music. Karelll has a band with whom he is planning to perform live.
#5. Olga Lounová
Olga Lounová is a singer and composer who has performed in more than 1500 concerts. She is one of the famous singers in her country, achieving millions of views on YouTube.
She opened for P!nk during one of her concerts in Prague. Olga splits her life between Prague and Los Angele where she is mostly recording her songs in.
#6. Pam Rabbit
Pam Rabbit is a Czech singer and writer with Armenian roots. Pam has a passion for music and dancing from a young age. She creates her own music videos. She earns a living by singing in bands and writing for other artists.
Pam got her nickname “Rabbit“, since her strong connection with animals.
Pam isn’t a stranger to Eurovision. In 2018, she was one of the backing vocalists of Mikolas Josef who represented the Czech Republic in Eurovision 2018.
In 2019, she competed in the national selection with “Easy To Believe“
#7. We All Poop
We all Poop is a pop-rock band consisting of 4 people:
Jakub Božek – lead singer
Jakub has been doing music since the age of 14. He started singing at the age of 27. Jakub started to take singing lessons not so long ago.
Vojtěch Božek – bass guitar
Vojtěch (Vojta) is 25 years old. He has been doing music since the age of 15. He founded a music label named Stone Smoker, who mostly works with psychedelic bands from all over the world.
Šimon Martínek – guitar
Šimon has been playing in several bands, where he is the guitar player, but also songwriter and vocalist. He earns his living as a guitar teacher at the International School of Music and Fine Arts in Prague. He is currently studying in the Prague Conservatory himself.
Michal Jiráň – drums, main composer
Michal‘s first steps in the music world were when he was a teenager and studied playing the piano, guitar, and bass guitar. afterward, he started playing drums. Michal worked as a music editor and sound engineer in the theatre. Nowadays, he works in music production.