Breaking news! Poland has conluded their internal selection process and one week after the submissions’ closure, we now have the name of the country’s representative at Eurovision 2019: it’s going to be the female group Tulia!
As previously reported on ESCToday, Poland opted to run an internal selection this year and not to decide upon their 2019 Eurovision representation through a national final. All artist wishing to participate in this procedure were able to apply their candidancies via email until 5 February.
It didn’t take long to the Polish broadcaster to evaluate all the submitted applicants and pick the most appropriate one. With a short announcement, TVP is presenting their next representative on the Eurovision stage!
Tulia is a newly-introduced 4-member female band which consists of Patrycja Nowicka, Dominika Siepka, Joanna Sinkiewicz and Tulia Biczak. The girls’ repetroire combines folk music with the most modern musical currents.
Poland at Eurovision 2018
Poland was there at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon, thus marking their 21st Eurovision participation in the contest. The country of Central Europe picked its Eurovision representative through a national final event, called Krajowe Eliminacje.
Out of a total of 10 participating entries, the show’s winners were Gromee feat. Lukas Meijer with their electro-pop song Light me up. Unfortunately, they didn’t make it to the Grand Final, as they came 14th in the second semi-final. This was Poland’s first elimination in the semi-finals, following 4 consecutive presences in the Grand Final, since 2014.
Poland has been drawn to compete in the first half of the first semi-final on 14 May.