Czech Republic: Listen to the songs

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 182 views

Czech national broadcaster CT has released the two entries that will be bidding to represent the Czech Republic at the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest: Aven Romale and Do you wanna. Gypzy.cz have been given the honour to represent their country. They will be presenting the Czech public with two songs, one of which will be selected via sms voting to go to Moscow. The public will start voting for their favourite one via sms. The voting will close on 14th March and the official presentation of the winning song will take place on the Andel Music Awards show on 21st March.

Romano rappers Gipsy.cz are familiar to the followers of the contest as they tried to defend the Czech flag in the Eurovision Song Contest twice in the past, in 2007 with Muloland and 2008 with Benga beating. In both cases, they ended up in the top three but failed to win the Czech national final.

The band comprises award winning Radoslav "Gipsy" Banga, formerly a Syndrom Snopp member, violinist Vojta Lavicka, guitarist Peter Surmaj and kontrabasist Jan Surmaj. The band have been performing together since 2006, and their first CD, Romano Hip Hop entered MTV's World Chart Express. The band have extensive concert experience having performed in many European countries, such as the United Kingdom, France, Portugal as well as Korea. Their second album, Reprezent, was released last year.

Aven Romale and Do You Wanna are thetwo songs that will be bidding to represent the Czech Republic at the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Moscow. The Czech public can now vote via sms in order to choose their favourite song to represent them in Moscow. Voting will close on the 14th of March. You can listen to both the candidate entries bidding to represent the Czech Republic here.

Gipsy.cz – Ave Romale
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjgHUITPPW8

Gipsy.cz – Do you wanna
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMPhda5rJ4Q

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Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani

Head of International Relations & Communications

Sanjay (Sergio) joined esctoday.com in December 2006 as an editor. He was appointed as the Head of Press of ESCToday.com in 2011. Hereafter in 2016 he was promoted as the Head of International Relations & Communications at ESCToday. Sergio has covered the Eurovision Song Contest live 17 times since 2000, having worked for several international magazines and media outlets.

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