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Czechs Rock Europe

Czechs Rock Europe
Czechs Rock Europe

Czech Radio has been conducting a music contest named Czechs Rock Europe dedicated to the Czech Republic’s EU presidency. The media partners of the event are Rock&Pop magazine and the Czech Cultural Centre located in Berlin.

The aim of this competition is to choose a rock group that will represent its native country at a rock festival in Berlin’s Kleisthaus, which is scheduled on June 5th, 2009. The band named a winner of the contest will also have a chance to perform in Prague. The concert will be broadcasted by Czech Radio.

The entry is still open and music collectives are encouraged to mail their records. More than 230 music collectives have already submitted entries. published the list of ten finalists picked up by the Czech Radio jury so people could vote by email and select the winner.

Top ten bands:

1. Flood - On My Own

2. My Wave - Oh, My Bleeding Heart

3. Dead Pope's Company - Damnation

4. Memoria - Solitude - My Life

5. Bek Ofis - Calgary

6. Odnaha - Princezna

7. GRAPE - Sis'n Bros

8. eastpark - Flying Away

9. Zrní - Koně

10. Apatheia - In the Shadow of the Sun

The votes are received by April 30th, 2009 at email box. Only one vote for one band is permitted from one email address.

Image: fragment of Dead Pope's Company poster (

Date: 06/04/2009

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