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  • Writer's pictureFleur Menezes

Alicja Szemplińska wins Semi Final 2 of Poland's National Final Szansa Na Sukces

Alicja Szemplińska has won the second semi of Szansa Na Sukces. She will now go on to compete in the final on February 23. The theme of the Semi Final 2 was ‘Eurovision Hits’. The contestants were:

  • Damian Kulej- ‘Heroes’

  • Paulina Czapla- ‘Amar Pelos Dois’

  • Weronika Curyło- ‘Dschinghis Khan’

  • Stashka- ‘If I Were Sorry’

  • Saszan- ‘Congratulations’

  • Alicja Szemplińska- ‘To nie ja!’

  • Aleksandra Nykiel- ‘Save Your Kisses For Me’

This semi featured an eclectic song collection with four languages amongst the mix. Alicja performed Edyta Górniak’s 2nd place song from 1994. She is the most recent winner of The Voice of Poland’. Honourable mentions went to Paulina Czapla and Weronika Curyło.

The revived competition of Szansa Na Sukces features three themed semis and a grand final. The winners of each semi will be decided by a jury made up of former Eurovision contestants- Cleo (2014), Michal Szpak (2016) and Gromee (2018). They will also award a wildcard to a non-qualifying contestant. This will bring the number of finalists to 4. The winner of Szansa Na Sukces 2020 will be decided by a public televote. Finalists will perform a cover of a song plus an original song which is to be their Eurovision entry. The third and last semi of Szansa Na Sukces will be held on February 16 (February 17, Australian time). The theme is ‘The Beatles’ and the contestants are:

  • Albert Černy

  • Adrian Makar

  • Marzena Ryt

  • Nick Sinckler

  • Basia Gąsienica Giewont

  • Adrian Makar

  • Norbert Legieć


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