Czech Republic’s representatives for the Eurovision Song Contest 2015, Marta Jandová and Václav Noid Bárta have published their entry for Vienna, Hope never dies.
The Czech national broadcaster, CT, internally revealed that they had selected the pair to take part at the Eurovision Song Contest in Austria back in the beginning of February.
CT selected the act and song separately after a number of different proposals were put before an expert jury. You can listen to Hope never dies, below.
About the artists
Marta Jandová is the daughter of the famous Czech rock musician Petr Janda. She has spent her life between Czech Republic, the country of her birth, and Germany, where she has lived for 15 years.
Václav Nodi Bárta is a singer, actor and composer. His background as a musician is varied, having starting his career as a rock singer before moving into musicals.
The Czech Republic returns to the Eurovision Song Contest after a five-year absence. This will be their fourth time competing at Eurovision, having made their debut in 2007.
Success has been somewhat limited in their three previous efforts, with the country having only mustered 10 points in total during their first run in the contest.
On their debut in 2007 they finished 28th and last in the semi-final with one point, 18th in the semi-final the next year in 2008 & scoring nine points, before finishing last with 0 points in 2009.