PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC – Five years since their last participation, Czech Republic is back to the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 with a duet: Marta Jandová & Václav Noid Bárta will perform the song “Hope Never Dies”, chosen by an expert jury made of music journalist Honza Dědek, talent scout Martin Červinka, Czech Radio desk-woman Jitka Benešová and musicians Michal Hrůza and Michael Kocáb.
INFORMATION ABOUT MARTA
Marta Jandova was born on April 13, 1974. She is the daughter of Petr Janda, one of the most popular Czech rock musicians. In 1993 she came to Germany and joined the band Die Happy as their lead singer. In addition to that, she’s also pursued a solo career, and she participated in the German Bundesvision Song Contest in 2005 and 2007, where she teamed up with the bands Apocalyptica and Oomph, respectively. In 2008 she moved to Prague and her career diversified: She worked both as a TV presenter and continued to perform as a vocalist with several popular bands in Germany and the Czech Republic.
INFORMATION ABOUT VÁCLAV
Václav Noid Bárta was born on October 17, 1980. His father was a lyricist and producer, while his mother was a singer. At the age of 17, he became the lead vocalist of the rock band Dolores Clan, and at the same time starred in several musicals including Aida and Jesus Christ Superstar. Today he is famous as a singer, composer, lyricist, and actor – so, a very versatile artist altogether.