Poland participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 with the song "Color of Your Life" written by Andy Palmer and Kamil Varen.The song was performed by Michał Szpak.The Polish broadcaster Telewizja Polska (TVP) first announced in October 2015 that the Polish entry for the 2016 contest in Stockholm, Sweden would be selected through an internal selection. Vor der Ernennung war Österdahl ausführender Produzent der Ausgaben 2013 und 2016 und zwischen 2012 und 2018 Mitglied der Referenzgruppe des Eurovision Song Contest. Sweden’s odds have fallen from 7-1 last week to, at best, 5-2 . The Eurovision Song Contest is organized by the European Broadcasting Union, the world's foremost alliance of public service media, representing 116 member organizations in 56 countries and an additional 34 Associates in Asia, Africa, Australasia and the Americas. Open for everyone. Melodifestivalen 2016 was the Swedish music competition that selected Sweden's entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. Azerbaijan was drawn to compete in the first semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest which took place on 10 May 2016. There’s a strong belief that “If I Were Sorry” is not only Sweden’s next song for Eurovision, but the next Eurovision winner too. Performing during the show in position 14, "Miracle" was announced among the top 10 entries of the first semi-final and therefore qualified to compete in the final on 14 May. 28 songs were initially selected to compete, however, after a disqualification, 27 ultimately competed in a six-week-long process which consisted of four semi-finals on 6, 13, 20 and 27 February 2016, a second chance round on 5 March 2016, and a final on 12 March 2016. Im Januar 2020 gab die EBU bekannt, dass Martin Österdahl nach dem ESC 2020 die Nachfolge von Jon Ola Sand als neuer Executive Supervisor des Eurovision Song Contest antreten wird. All countries participating in Semi-final 1 voted, along with three pre-qualified countries France, Spain and Sweden (determined by allocation draw) Romania was expelled from Eurovision 2016 due to unpaid debt to EBU In 2016 Ukraine won the Grand Final with the song "1944", but only came second in their semi-final. Eurovision Village is the official festival area in Stockholm during Eurovision Song Contest 2016. In Eurovision Village you can see live performances by artists, DJs, special events and public viewing of the shows broadcasted from the Arena. The Eurovision Song Contest 2016 took place at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden and consisted of two semi-finals on 10 and 12 May, and the final of 14 May 2016.