Česká Televize the national broadcaster from the Czech Republic have responded to rumors that they would be returning for the 2014 contest on their Facebook page. They said:
We really do not plan on participating in the Eurovision Song Contest.
The Czech Republic last took part in 2009 when they scored 0 points with the song “Aven Romale” by Gypsy.cz. The Czech Republic have one of the worst records in the contest managing to get just 10 points in the 3 years they took part.