This year, the Czech Republic decided to turn away from an internal selection when choosing their representative and instead opted for a National Final for the first time since 2008 and it appears that we will be rinsing and repeating for the next Eurovision season. The National Final format saw the release of 6 competing acts on YouTube and then the outcome was decided 50% by an international jury and 50% by an online public vote. The selection process saw Czech popstar Miko
After successfully placing 6th for the Czech Republic at this years’ Eurovision Song Contest (their highest ever entry), Mikolas Josef has been very busy writing new music with producers across the globe such as in Toronto as well as in Vienna. Since competing in Eurovision, Mikolas has released a new Spanish version of his entry ‘Lie to Me’ because of his very large following from Spain (particularly in Madrid and Barcelona). However, on the 5th of October, Mikolas released
Mikolas Josef had much success at this year’s Eurovision securing 6th place overall- the best result that the Czech Republic has ever had by far (with Gabriela Guncikova being the only other Czech participant to qualify). However, Mikolas’ Eurovision experience has helped him to achieve much more than an admirable placing- on the 4th April Mikolas took to Instagram to announce that he had been signed by RCA Records, owned by Sony Music, and was the first person from the Czech
Despite working tirelessly in the run-up to Eurovision, the hard work hasn’t stopped for this years’ Czech Republic representative, Mikolas Josef. He announced on Instagram today that he has been named as one of the most inspirational people this year by Czech Republic’s Forbes Magazine. In this rather emotional and sentimental post he explained how he appreciates the difficulties he has had to face and “would never wish for things to be any different than they were”. It woul
This year 43 countries will be present at this years Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Lisbon in May. With around two weeks to go until all of Europe descends on Portugal's capital. Eurovoxx will introduce you to each country that will be participating. Who Is He? Mikolas Josef was born into a musical family in 1995. Both his parents are English teachers and Josef graduated from the English College in Prague. At only 5 years old, Josef began to learn to play the guitar.
A day before he's due to perform his fun entry "Lie To Me" at Israel Calling in Tel Aviv, Czech Republic's Mikolas Josef announces he's fallen ill, leaving him unsure if he's able to perform at the event due to take place this evening, April 10th. Joining 24 other representatives on their Israel visit, Josef announced on his Instagram story that he had to miss out on the sightseeing activities that was arranged for all 25 acts, "Bad news. Today I had to skip the sightseeing a