Just 10 day after the Czech Republic announced the lucky 7 acts, we finally know which act will fly the Czech flag in Turin. During a live broadcast on the official Eurovision YouTube channel, it was announced that We Are Domi will represent the Czech Republic at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin, Italy with their song “Lights Off.” Listen to their song in the video below:
The band won ESCZ with 21 points overall – a first place in the jury, with 120 points total (converted to 12p), 3p from the Czech vote and 6p from the International vote. The final scoreboard looked like this:
- We Are Domi – 21 points
- Elis Mraz – 17 points
- Giudi – 15 points (Winner Internet Vote)
- Emma Smetana x Jordan Haj – 12 points (Winner Czech Vote)
- Skywalker – 12 points
- Annabelle – 11 points
- The Valentines – 6 points
Czech out We Are Domi
We Are Domi is an electro-pop band formed in the United Kingdom in 2018 and currently based in Prague. The band exists of Dominika Hasek, Benjamin Rekstad and Casper Hatlestad and they met each other at university in Leeds. The trio, known for their high energy performances, channel a unique sonic blend of dance, electro and Scandi influences, thanks to their origins on the dance floors of London, Prague and Oslo. Lights Off is co-written by Abigail Frances Jones & Einar Kvaløy Eriksen. Our own Connor Terry got the chance to interview the band, so check it out in the video above if you want to know more about the band!
The Czech Republic was represented this year by Benny Cristo After winning ESCZ in 2020, he earned the chance to represent the country with his song “Kemama.” Sadly, the contest got cancelled, but he got internally selected again for the contest in 2021. This time with the song ”Omaga” With his performance in the second semi-final on the 20nd of May, he finished 15th with 23 points and failed to qualify for the Grand Final.
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