Back in December we reported that Polish Eurovision fans are dying to hear the Polish hit “My Slowianie” at Eurovision 2014. Performed by Donatan and Cleo, it’s an urban dance jam that came out after the September 1 Eurovision cut-off date. Today’s release of the English-language version—”Slavic Girls”—is now stirring rumours that this song will represent Poland in Copenhagen.
Eurovision fans in Poland are getting real excited, y’all. That’s because TVP, Poland’s state broadcaster, recently announced their return to Eurovision following a two-year absence. And on December 21 Juliusz Braun, the president of TVP, told TOKFM that Poland would rely on an internal selection to choose its candidate. They’ll name the lucky singer in February.
Welcome back Poland!
Tomorrow a panel of judges in Switzerland will listen to the 18 artists still in the running for the finals of Die Grosse Entscheidungsshow 2014, the Swiss national selection. Nine of these will come from SFR, the country’s German-language broadcaster. We asked y’all to listen to SFR’s nine finalists and vote for your favourites. We […]
UPDATE: ON 22 NOVEMBER 2013 SFR ANNOUNCED THAT GOSIA ADVANCED TO THE FINAL 18! We’re all wishing that Poland—land of Eurovision’s Next Top Model Winner 2011 Magdalena Tul—would return to Eurovision. But if that’s not going to happen, seeing a Polish singer on the Eurovision stage would offer a small consolation.
Despite all its effort, ol’ Poland has remained inactive and has decided to take a break from the beglittered spectacle that is the Eurovision Song Contest. For me that’s annoying: As the grandson of a Pole, I was always able to support the Queen of the Baltics instead of having to bear the pain of […]
In recent months Russia has unleashed a series of anti-gay laws meant to suppress the LGBT community. Among other things it has banned gay gatherings, and is now promising to arrest gay athletes and tourists during the Sochi 2014 Olympics. The draconian laws appear to have spurred on neo-Nazi groups who are now terrorizing and […]
Polish public broadcaster TVP still hasn’t decided whether it’ll cough up the zloty to participate in Eurovision 2013. But that isn’t stopping Polish Eurowizja fans from fantasising about their favourites for Malmö.