After confirming their participation in Junior Eurovision 2017 in Tbilisi, Georgia, Poland have now confirmed that they will select their participant for Junior Eurovision via a televised national final on October 1st.
All candidates wishing to take part have until September 11th to submit their songs. All candidates must be between 9-14 and their songs must be original and cannot have been previously released. The winner of the national final will be decided by a mix of jury vote and televote.
This year will mark the second consecutive appearance of Poland in Junior Eurovision since their return last year after a 13 year hiatus.
Poland made their debut in the very first Junior Eurovision Song Contest held in Copenhagen, Denmark in 2003. They didn't get off to a great start though; Kasia Żurawik finished in last place and only managed 3 points with her song "Coś mnie nosi" In 2004, the contest came to Lillehammer in Norway. Hoping to improve upon their last place, they were represented by a girl group called KWADro who sang their uptempo song "Łap życie". Unfortunatley, it was second time unlucky for Poland as they finished in last place again, and with only 3 points.
Fast forward to 2016 and Poland announced that they would returning to the contest. They had a televised national final and a mix of jury and televote selected Olivia Wieczorek with her song "Nie zapomnij". Olivia finished in a respectable 11th place, earning a total of 60 points.
Check out all of Poland's Junior Eurovision entries below. Which one is your favourite?
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