|The Origin Song Contest 02|
|Selection process||Piosenka dla Finlandii|
Final: 14th May 2017|
Superfinal: 27th May 2017
|Selected songwriter(s)||Małgorzata Uściłowska · Piotr Siejka|
|Semi-final result||Qualified (5th, 82 points)|
|Final result||12th, 52 points|
|Poland in The Origin Song Contest|
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Poland took part in the second edition of The Origin Song Contest, which was hosted in Espoo, Finland. The country was represented by Lanberry with the song "Zagadka", composed by Lanberry and Piotr Siejka. The entry was selected through the national selection Piosenka dla Finlandii, organised by TVP, the Polish broadcaster. The song placed twelfth in the final with a total of 52 points.
Before The OriginEdit
TVP, the Polish broadcaster, announced on 16th April that the country would be present at the second edition of The Origin Song Contest. As host country of the first edition and one of the countries instrumental in the original launch of the contest, this confirmation was highly expected. In addition to the confirmation of participation, it was also revealed that a national selection, titled Piosenka dla Finlandii, would take place to select the country's entry.
- Main article: Piosenka dla Finlandii
Piosenka dla Finlandii was the first edition of the Polish music competition Piosenka dla which selected the country's entry for The Origin Song Contest 02. Hosted by Anna Popek, who co-hosted the first edition of The Origin Song Contest, five songs competed in the selection, which consisted of a final and a superfinal. The final took place on 14th May 2017 and the superfinal on the 28th. Both events was held at the TVP Studio in Warsaw.
|01||Beata Kozidrak||"Niebiesko - Zielone" (Blue - Green)||3||3341|
|03||Ewelina Lisowska||"Zrób To!" (Do it!)||1||4066|
|04||Tamara Gee||"Your Alibi"||5||2827|
|05||Sarsa||"Pozwól odejść" (Let go)||4||2932|
The top two songs from the first round of voting, "Zagadka" and "Zrób To!" advanced to a superfinal. The winner was decided by televoting. Despite placing 2nd in the final, Lanberry was the winner with 51.62% of the votes.
|03||Evelina Young||"Zrób To!"||2||14972||48.38|
At The OriginEdit
On 2nd June 2017, the semi final allocation draw took place at the Radisson Blu hotel in Espoo, where the heads of delegation of the participating countries met to discuss the upcoming contest, and also where the countries would be allocated into halves of the two semi finals. Poland was allocated into the first half of the second semi final.
On 9th June 2017, the running order for the contest was revealed. This edition, the running order was decided by the OBU, but to avoid bias, the position of Poland was decided randomly. Lanberry was drawn to perform in fifth position in the second semi final, preceded by Denmark and followed by Andorra.
Following the completion of the final lineup, the running order for the grand final was revealed, with Poland performing eleventh, preceded by Belgium and followed by the United Kingdom. The country achieved twelfth place with 52 points, placing ninth in positive voting with 94 points, and last in the negative voting with -42 points. Following the final results, it was revealed Poland placed fifth in the semi final with 82 points.
Split Voting ResultsEdit
The following five members comprised the Polish jury:
- Magdalena Wasylik - chairperson - actress, singer
- Michał Szpak - singer
- Magda Grabowska-Wacławek (aka BOVSKA) - singer
- Marta 'Sarsa' Markiewicz - singer
- Mateusz Ziółko - singer
|Split voting results from Poland (Semi Final 2)|
|Draw||Country||M. Wasylik||M. Szpak||BOVSKA||M. Markiewicz||M. Ziółko||Average Jury Rank||Televote Rank||Combined Rank||Points Awarded|
Both semi finals and the grand final were broadcast live on TVP1. In the semi finals, Artur Orzech acted as sole commentator. In the grand final, Orzech was also commentator but was joined by Anna Popek.