Czech Republic: “ESCZ 2023” Participants Revealed

Czech Republic will have a national final with a live show for the first time since 2008!
ESCZ 2023” will be held on Monday, the 30th of January 2023 at 21:00 CET.

The submission window opened on the 2nd of November 2022 and closed on the 8th of December 2022. Each artist was able to submit up to 3 songs.
There wasn’t any restriction regarding the nationality of the composers and writers.

As we’ve reported earlier, 5 artists will take part in the Czech selection for Eurovision 2023: “ESCZ 2023″.
Here are the 5 potential artist to represent the country in Liverpool:

Pam Rabbit

Pam Rabbit has participated in the Czech selection for Eurovision 2019 and Eurovision 2020.
Back then, she performed “Easy To Believe” and “Get Up”.

So far so released 3 studio albums, the latter of them was in 2022.

Markéta Irglová

Another Eurovision related name in the national selection is Markéta Irglová, who participated in the Icelandic selection for Eurovision 2022 with “Impossible”.

She was born and raised in the Czech Republic, but has lives in Ireland, USA and Iceland (where she found her love).
Markéta is a highly appreciated actress and singer, who has received  Academy Award 


Rodan raised to fame following his debut single “Gone” in 2021.
He was nominated as “Discovery of the year 2021“.
His music is a combination of indie and pop.


 Vesna is a girl band, consisting 5 members and led by the lead singer Patricie Fuxova.
The band members come from the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Russia.
In 2019, the band was nominated for Anděl Awards.
During their career, they were a supporting act for the well known Norwegian singer Aurora.
Their music is a commination of folklore and modern pop


Maella is the daughter of local jazz musician.
At the age if 20, she moved to London where she worked on her own music,
Her music can be described as an alt pop.
In Octoboer 2022, she was Spotify Equals CZ&SK ambassador , locating image splashed all over Times Square.

The results will be decided by a combination of: a 30% Czech public and a 70% for international audiences. Eurovision fans will be able to vote through the Eurovision app

Ahmad Halloun, International Head of Press, commented:

“It will be a modest and high-quality show. Once again we are focusing on showcasing Czech Talent internationally, and a Live show is a fantastic way to do so. The show will be focused of course on a Czech and International audience, something everyone will enjoy”. 

Kryštof Šámal, Head of Delegation, said:

I am proud of how the brand has grown, at least in the Czech music scene, the platform is becoming extremely interesting and attractive. I am pleased to announce that we have received an overwhelming response from the Czech music industry. More than 170 songs were submitted – mostly from Czech composers – and all with Czech vocalists. Picking just a handful of songs is getting more and more difficult and we hope to finalize the names of the finalists in the coming days. More details about the show will be revealed in the coming weeks.”

Who would you like to see representing the Czech Republic at Eurovision 2023?
Will the country qualify for the final this time?

Don’t forget to visit our full guide to Eurovision 2023: Our Eurovision 2023 homepage

Doron Lahav is 30-year-old, who lives in Israel. Doron has been watching the Eurovision Song Contest since early 2000s. Doron works as a Data Scientist and shows interest in singing and writing.

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