What mishaps happened during the festival in Opole?
As the “Pomponik” portal reminds us, the 59th National Song Festival in Opole will start on Friday, June 17th. In the long history of the competition, there have been many surprising events and mishaps that are hard to avoid in live programs.
Unforgettable moments in Opole
The first Opole festival took place in 1963, and the only year in which it was not there was 1982. Performances on the Opole stage have become a ticket to fame and popularity for many stars. Held every year, the festival attracts the greatest stars to the stage, and millions of viewers to the audience and TV sets.
In the long history of the festival, it was not without mishaps or unexpected events. In 1980, the transmission was interrupted unexpectedly. Censorship was to blame for everything. Due to censorship, the authorities did not broadcast Jacek Kaczmarski's song. “Manhunt”. There have also been delays due to the simultaneous matches of the Polish national team.
59. National Festival of Polish Song in Opole
This year, viewers will have the opportunity to see two inherent elements of the Opole festival. We are talking about the concerts entitled “Debuts” and “Premieres”. In Opole, Justyna Steczkowska will celebrate her 25th anniversary of artistic activity. It is worth recalling that this is where the artist made her debut.
A lot of emotions this year are aroused by the fact that Maciej Kurzajewski and Katarzyna Cichopek appear in the role of the presenters. A person associated with TVP revealed that it was decided to bet on this duo because they understand each other and get along very well.
Will you watch the Opole festival starting today?