Poland: TVP confirms participation in Eurovision 2016

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TVP, the Polish national broadcaster has confirmed that Poland will participate at the forthcoming 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm next May.

Poland is the 37th country to confirm its participation at the forthcoming 2016 Eurovision Song Contest.

The period for countries to apply for participation at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest concluded on 15 September. Hereafter applicant countries have a grace period until 10 October to decide if they are to stay or not in the competition without facing a financial penalty. So far a total of 36 countries have confirmed their intention to participate at next year’s Eurovision extravaganza

TVP will reveal the 2016 Polish Eurovision act and entry by the end of February. The mechanism Poland will use in order to select its Eurovision representative and song is yet to be determined. More details will be released in due course.

In 2015 TVP went internal in order to selects its Eurovision representative and entry for Vienna. Monika Kuszyńska had the honour to represent Poland at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest with her entry In the name of love, achieving a 24th placing in the grand final.

Poland debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1994 with Edyta Gorniak and her entry To Nie Ja. The country is yet to win the event, whilst its best placing in the contest was achieved in their debut year when Edyta Gorniak placed 2nd in Dublin.

The 2016 Eurovision Song Contest is scheduled to be held on 10, 12 and 14 May at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.

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