Poland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011

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Eurovision Song Contest 2011
Country  Poland
National selection
Selection process Krajowe Eliminacje 2011
100% Televoting
Selection date(s) 14 February 2011
Selected entrant Magdalena Tul
Selected song "Jestem"
Finals performance
Semi-final result Failed to qualify (19th)
Poland in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Poland participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 in Düsseldorf, Germany, having selected their entry through the televised national final Krajowe Eliminacje, organised by Polish broadcaster Telewizja Polska (TVP).

National Final 2011[edit]

Polish broadcaster TVP remained on their national selection format, with the deadline for submitting songs set for 21 December, and the jury selecting the finalists disclosed on 22 December 2010. One week later, on 29 December, TVP announced the list of songs selected for their National Selection.[1]

A board of jurors was appointed to select between 4 and 10 candidates to participate in the Polish national final. The board was composed by:[2]

  • Maria Szabłowska (Music journalist of TVP and Polish Radio)
  • Krzysztof Szewczyk (Music journalist of TVP and Polish Radio)
  • Piotr Klatt (President of the jury, musician, songwriter, journalist and producer of music programmes at TVP, director of the Opole festival)
  • Pawel Sztompke (Journalist and music critic, editorial director of music at Polish Radio)
  • Marek Sierocki (Music journalist, artistic director of the Opole and Sopot festivals)
  • Artur Orzech (TV presenter, commentator of the Eurovision Song Contest for Poland)
  • Nikołaj Dobrowolski (TV presenter, member of the division of Leisure, Culture and Entertainment Art at TVP)
  • Tomasz Deszczyński (President of OGAE Poland)

The final happened on 14 February 2011 (Valentine's Day).,[3] and the Polish representative for Germany was chosen by televote.

Final[edit]

Draw Artist Song Televote Place
01 Magdalena Tul "Jestem" 44.47% 1
02 SheMoans "Supergirl" 3.56% 5
03 Ada Fijał "Hot Like Fire" 3.30% 6
04 Alizma "Bow to the Bow" 12.76% 3
05 IKA "Say" 1.76% 10
06 Roan "Maybe" 2.20% 8
07 Anna Gogola "Ktoś taki jak ty" 22.57% 2
08 The Trash "Things go Better with rock" 4.58% 4
09 ZoSia "Scream Out Louder" 2.92% 7
10 Formuła RC "Ja, Ty i Ty i Ja" 1.89% 9

At Eurovision[edit]

After initial reports that the song would be performed in English, under the title "First Class Ticket to Heaven", this was finally reverted to the original Polish version. Poland opened the first semi-final on 10 May, preceding Norway's Stella Mwangi, and didn't qualify for the final, placing last with 18 points.

Points Awarded by Poland[4][edit]

Points Awarded to Poland (Semi-Final 1)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Escudero, Victor M. (2010-11-05). "Poland starts the quest". EBU. Retrieved 2010-11-05. 
  2. ^ Hondal, Victor (2010-12-25). "Poland: Composition of the jury announced". EscToday.com. Retrieved 2010-12-25. 
  3. ^ Busa, Alexandru (2010-11-03). "Poland confirms 2011 participation". EscToday.com. Retrieved 2010-11-03. 
  4. ^ Eurovision Song Contest 2008

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