The jury for the first semi-final of Szansa na Sukces – Eurowizja Junior 2020 has been revealed as filming commences in Warsaw.
Filming for the Polish selection for Junior Eurovision 2020 – Szansa na Sukces – Eurowizja Junior 2020 commenced today with the first semi-final. The three jurors who will select the first finalist in the selection have been revealed by TVP, the jurors are:
- Marina Łuczenko-Szczęsna – Singer, songwriter and actress, represented Poland at New Wave 2008 finishing 3rd
- Dawid Kwiatkowski – Singer songwriter, has had two number one albums in Poland having released six albums since 2013
- Kasia Łaska – Singer and voice actress, best known for her roles in musical theatre and dubbing as the Polish voice for Elsa’s songs in Frozen
A total of twenty-one singers will be competing across 4 weeks to represent Poland this November in Warsaw.
Three semi-finals will be held on September 6, 13 and 20, with seven singers competing in each semi-final. In the semi-finals the singers will perform covers of songs selected by the shows producers. A jury of between two and three artists will select one act to qualify from each semi-final, the jury will be different for each show.
In the final on September 27, the three finalists will perform two songs. They will perform a song selected by the producers, plus the song they wish to represent Poland with in Warsaw. The winner will be determined by 50% jury vote and 50% SMS voting, in the event of a tie the act that received the most points from the jury wins.
Image Source & Source: TVP
Poland participated in the first Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2003. After two consecutive last place finishes, they withdrew from the contest and did not return until 2016. From there on, Poland’s fortunes in the contest reversed resulting in Roksana Węgiel winning in 2018 with “Anyone I Want to Be”. In 2019, the contest was hosted in the Polish city of Gliwice. Viki Gabor won on home ground with “Superhero”, giving Poland a second consecutive victory.