ČT the Czech public broadcaster has launched the submissions window for songs for the Eurovision Song Contest 2022.
Ceska Televize has today opened the submissions process for songs to represent the Czech Republic at the Eurovision Song Contest. Songs are being accepted in demo format from today until September 30 at 23:59 CEST. CT has once again stated that they may not participate in Eurovision 2022 and reserves the right to cancel the selection.
Songs may be submitted by persons of any nationality, however, for acts wishing to perform entries, the lead singer must hold Czech citizenship. As always songs must not have been published in any form before September 1, 2021.
Benny Cristo represented the Czech Republic at the Eurovision 2021 with “Omaga”. He finished 15th out of 17 in semi-final two scoring a total of 23 points, all 23 points came from the juries with the public awarding 0 points in the televote.
Image Source: Andres Putting | Source: Ceska Televize
The Czech Republic achieved their best result at the contest with Mikolas Josef coming 6th in Lisbon 2018 with the song “Lie to Me”. One year later in Tel Aviv, Lake Malawi achieved their second-best placing with their entry “Friend of a Friend” coming 11th. Before this, their best placing was Gabriela Gunčíková who came 25th in 2016. This was their first appearance in the grand final despite competing 4 times previously.