It was strongly felt that he would fly the Polish flag in Rotterdam last year. But at the end, The voice of Poland winner Krystian Ochman was not selected and Rafal represented the country. A year later, however, Ochman is back in the rumor mill.
This time, however, Polish media report that Ochman submitted a song to broadcaster TVP. As reported by Dziennik-Eurowizyjny, the singer has an English song called “Where To Go” vying for Turin.
Coincidentally, there is a song in her latest album called “Gdyie Isc”, which means “Where to go” in Polish. The record was released in November and the song strangely lasts 2:29 – well below Eurovision’s maximum length.
This is not the first time that Ochman’s name has appeared in the Eurovision Song Contest. In 2021, it was rumored that he would participate with his song “Wielkie tituly”, which also appears on his last album.
However, in several interviews, Ochman explained that he was not so sure about participating in Eurovision. Speaking to Empik, he said he was not sure if he would represent Poland at Eurovision Song Contest, but decided to submit the song anyway.
Who is Krystian Ochman?
Krystian Ochman – who plays as Ochman – is best known in Poland as the winner of the 2020 series of The Voice Poland. He auditioned with Labrinth’s ballad “Beneath Your Beautiful”, impressing Polish Eurovision stars MichaÅ Szpak and Edyta Gorniak, before finally selecting Szpak as coach.
Over the weeks, Ochman gave impressive performances in English and Polish and eventually won the series grand finale. From that moment on, fans started calling him out to represent Poland at Eurovision Song Contest.
Krystian Ochman comes from a musical background. His grandfather is the famous Polish tenor WiesÅaw Ochman, and it seems clear that a talent for singing has been passed on.
Poland: details of the Eurovision 2022 internal selection
Poland is organizing an internal selection for Eurovision 2022. Their representative is scheduled to be announced on January 15, ie Saturday next week. The selection process consisted of two phases: interested artists had until November 20 to submit their proposals.
During the first phase, a five-person jury reduced the submissions considerably. Each member of the jury had to choose three artists for the second round.
In the second phase, the jury rates each song from 1 to 10. The artist with the highest score will win the ticket for Eurovision 2022. In the event of a tie, the president of the jury decides.
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