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    OGAE Song Contest 2022: Doda to represent Poland!

    Polish singer, songwriter, actress and producer. One of the best well-known women in Poland. One of the most talented businesswomen in Poland. Doda will represent Poland at OGAE Song Contest 2022 with ‘Fake love.’

    This year the song contest – OGAE Song Contest and music video contest – OGAE Video Contest have merged. This means that the song chosen by the national OGAE clubs simultaneously competes for the title of the best music video. The Polish branch of the association has already conducted the selection of this year’s representation. The list of entries included 46 original songs, which could not have been released before 2021 and came from the Eurovision and Eurovision Junior preselections.

     

    Most of them were songs that were well known by radio stations. The song was submitted and chosen by fans. The song that scored the most points was Fake Love, performed by Doda. It is this composition, along with its music video, that will fight on the forum of international Eurovision fans for a second Polish victory. The song premiered at the end of last year and last month the single won gold album status.

     

     

     

    Doda is a Polish singer-songwriter, actress, producer, and television personality. A two-time MTV Europe Music Award winner, she is among the most successful Polish artists in terms of many prizes won. Doda is notable for her innovative and controversial performances and music videos. She rose to fame as a member of the Polish rock band Virgin.

     

    Doda was featured on CNN’s 2008 list of the 10 most famous Poles in history. She was also included on the list of the 50 best Polish female singers compiled by Machina in 2010, while Polish magazine Viva! listed her among the 10 most influential women in Poland in 2011. Wprost named Doda one of the 100 most influential Poles in 2011 and one of the 50 most influential Poles in 2019. She was also featured on its lists of the 50 most influential Polish celebrities, and the 50 most influential Polish women, in 2015 and 2017, respectively. Forbes Poland included Doda in its annual ranking of the 100 most-valuable stars of Polish show business every year from 2006 to 2014 when it ceased. In 2011, Helen Pidd of The Guardian named Doda one of the most successful and one of the most controversial Polish musical artists of all time.

     

    OGAE (General Organisation of Eurovision Fans) is an international organization which consists of a network of 42 Eurovision Song Contest fan clubs across Europe and beyond. It was founded in 1984 in Savonlinna, Finland by Jaripekka Koikkalainen and is a non-governmental and non-profit company. 

     

    Every year the organisation arranges four competitions – Song Contest, Second Chance Contest, Video Contest and Home Composed Song Contest. The cooperative exercise of the OGAE Network is to raise awareness of popular national music across the world, in collaboration with the fans of the Eurovision Song Contest, as well as to establish a strong relationship between national broadcasting companies and the marketing of the Eurovision Song Contest itself to a wider fan-base.

     

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