Tulia, Poland's Eurovision 2019 participant
Tulia, Poland's Eurovision 2019 participant
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Ticket to Tel Aviv: Meet Tulia from Poland

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With the song 'Fire of Love (Pali się)', Tulia will represent Poland this year. Tulia is set to perform 4th in the first Semi-Final on Tuesday 14 May in Tel Aviv, Israel. This is 'Ticket to Tel Aviv', our feature counting down to the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest.

Polish broadcaster TVP announced on 15 February that Tulia would be their representative at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, the group was chosen through an internal selection.

Tulia, Poland's Eurovision 2019 participant
Tulia, Poland's Eurovision 2019 participant © TVP

Who is Tulia?

Tulia is made up of four singers, Patrycja Nowicka, Dominika Siepka, Joanna Sinkiewicz and Tulia Biczak, who combine classic folk music with modern music production. Everything began for the band in October of 2017, when Depeche Mode published an interesting folk version of one of their hit, Enjoy the Silence on their official fan page. Tulia was formed out of encouragement from fans of the unique style of the cover.

Within a year of their creation in early 2018, Tulia achieved more than many established artists could wish for. The group performed at the FRYDERYKI 2018 gala (the Polish equivalent of the Grammy or BRIT Awards) with Natalia Nykiel and Pianohooligan – it was one of the evening’s most praised performances. The singers won all three awards during the oldest and most important Polish Song Festival in Opole, appeared on numerous summer festivals and played a first sold out tour. Tulia received a platinum award for their debut album released late in May 2018.

READ MORE: Tulia's participant profile

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Tulia's Song

Tulia will sing Fire of Love (Pali się), written by Allan Rich, Jude Friedman and Sonia Krasny, and composed by Nadia Dalin. The unique song includes a style of Polish folk called 'śpiewokrzyk', which means 'white voice' or 'screaming sing'.

LISTEN: Stream or download Fire of Love (Pali się) via your favourite music service

Poland at Eurovision 2018

Last year, Poland finished 14th in the second Semi-Final. Gromee feat. Lukas Meijer received 81 points for their song Light Me Up and did not qualify for the Grand Final.

READ MORE: Poland’s country page

Poland rehearsal
Poland rehearsal © Andres Putting

What do you think of Tulia's song for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest? Let us know in the comments!

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