ESC 2014: BIG DISCOUNT FOR TVP
WARSAW, POLAND – Polish national broadcaster confirms today that the country will go to Copenhagen through internal selection. Juliusz Braun, President of TVP confirmed the information and also revealed some interesting things about the country’s return to the contest.
According to the information, Poland had big negotiations with the EBU who wanted the country no matter what back in the contest. TVP had though big concerns about the 1 million Euros needed as a fee to participate and EBU gave TVP a big discount to afford participation in 2014.
Regarding the method of selection, TVP will go internally. The president appointed a panel of experts to gather potential bids and singers and submit to him their final proposals. In collaboration with them he will decide the participant of Poland in the 59th Eurovision Song Contest.
Not to forget, that European Elections in 2014 and the pro European spirit which is high in Poland were also a definite factor for TVP to highly consider the country’s return to Eurovision Song Contest and we have to applaud them just for that. Now we only miss a great entry from Poland to be completely happy and thrilled!