Cezch Republic: Benny Cristo will be heading to the Eurovision Song Contest 2020

Czech Republic Television (CET) have just announced that they are sending Benny Cristo to the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 to be held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands in May.

Seven acts have published their song and the Czech Republic public and a professional jury have decided that Benny Cristo with the song Kemama will be their representative this year.

The announcement was made on Facebook. A small showcase from the Czech Republic featured a performance from last year’s representatives Lake Malawi, who reprised their entry Friend Of A Friend. Martina Bárta from 2017 was also a special guest and she performed her entry My Turn and Human by Rag N Bone Man.

All seven acts were introduced to a small audience.

As a reminder they were

Benny CristoKemama – 22 points

Elis Mraz feat. Čis TWanna Be Like – 18 points

Barbora MochowaWhite & Black Holes – 14 points

We All Poop – All the Blood (Positive Song Actually) – 12 points

Karelll – At Least We’ve Tried – 10 points

Olga LounováDark Water – 9 points

Pam RabbitGet Up -9 points

In the end Benny Cristo triumphed and will be heading to the Eurovision Song Contest 2020. He was the favourite with the televote and second favourite with the jury. Barbora Mochowa won the jury vote, but came last with the public. See how opinions can differ.

Below you can hear the chosen song.

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