Czech Republic: We Are Domi to Eurovision 2022 with "Lights Off"

We Are Domi will sing "Lights Off" at Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin, after winning the Czech selection ESCZ 2022

We have the second song for the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. This time from Czech Republic. The Czech Broadcaster, Česká Televize, has just revealed the winner of ESCZ (Eurovision Song CZ): We Are Domi with the song Lights Off.

The Czech entry at Eurovision Song Contest has once again been determined through an online competition. The Czech broadcast ČT released seven artists and songs competing in ESCZ two weeks ago. The Czech public as well to the international public had a chance to vote, each have a 25% weighting of the voting. The remaining 50% was decided by a professional jury.

Czech Republic 2022: We Are Domi – "Lights Off"

Lights Off is written by Abi F Jones, Benjamin Rekstad, Casper Hatlestad, Dominika Hasek and Einar Eriksen Kvaløy.

We Are Domi won both the international jury and the international online voters, but came 4th among the Czech online voters:

ESCZ 2022 – Result

We Are Domi

We Are Domi is an electro-pop band formed in the United Kingdom in 2018 and currently based in Prague. The members come from Czech Republic and Norway, enriching their spectrum of musical taste. The three members are:

  • Dominika Hasek
  • Benjamin Rekstad
  • Casper Hatlestad

The band channels a unique blend of electro and Scandi resulting in an alternative-pop sound. The band itself are known for their high energy performances.

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Czech Republic has participated in Eurovision Song Contest 9 times. After three years of very bad results (2007, 2008, 2009), they decided to withdraw from the competition for five years, with only 10 points on their Eurovision-account. But their hope for Eurovision never died, so they returned to the contest again in 2015 and the following years.

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In 2016 they qualified for the Grand Final for the first time. Best result was in 2018 when Mikolas Josef secured a 6th place with the song Lie To Me.

About the author: Steven Spiteri (Malta)

authorSteven has been a huge Eurovision fan since 1995. He comes from a small town called Birkirkara located in Malta and graduated in Business & Administration. Steven follows all the national finals and Eurovision Song Contests every year especially Melodifestivalen and Eesti Laul. He has an endless list of favorites but the all time favorite entry would be Italy's 2016 entry "Nessun grado di separazione" by Francesca Michielin whilst Lisbon 2018 is his favorite Eurovision edition.

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