Czech Republics Mikolas Josef Wins The International Jury Vote
It has just recently been revealed by national broadcaster Česká televize that fan favourite Mikolas Josef has been announced the winner of the international jury vote.
ČT provided a live stream in which Libor Bouček who is well known in the Czech Republic as being the Eurovision commentator for the country, announced that Mikolas Josef had won this portion of the vote. His song "Lie To Me" scored 68 points which will go towards the final vote. The other artists scores were not revealed.
Yesterday, Eurovoxx reported that the following jurors had been selected to chose tonight's international vote winner:
Dami Im (Australia 2016)
Robin Bengtsson (Sweden 2017)
Naviband (Belarus 2017)
SunStroke Project (Moldova 2010 & 2017)
Sanja Vucic (Serbia 2016)
Jalisse (Italy 1997)
Iveta Mukuchyan (Armenia 2016)
Nathan Trent (Austria 2017)
Norma John (Finland 2017)
Liora Simon (Israel 1995)
The result of the public vote will be revealed next Tuesday evening, in which we will know which artist will be heading to Lisbon in May. One of the following six will be crowned the winner:
Mikolas Josef – Lie to Me
Pavel Callta – Never Forget
Eva Burešová – Fly
Eddie Stoilow – We Rule This World
Doctor Victor – StandUP
Debbi – High on Love
As it stands Mikolas Josef is in prime position to be the countries next representative. Eurovoxx recently interviewed him. Check out the video below to see what he said:
The national broadcaster for the nation ČT are trying to reverse the countries fortunes at Eurovision. Since they debuted in 2007, they have only qualified once when Gabriela Gunčíková sang "I Stand" in 2016, which subsequently placed last in the Grand Final. Can one of these artists score better?
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