Maria-Elena Kyriakou at her press conference used the opportunity to ask for the international community to give Greece another chance.
At the press conference she was asked whether if Greece won whether they would be able to host the show. She replied saying “definitely”, she then went on to say that the song “One Last Breath” was a way of asking for the international community to give Greece a second chance as it faces an economic and political crisis.
Maria brought Greece into the final for another year, continuing the countries unbroken record of qualifying for the final. Maria is singing “One Last Breath” in the second half of the final.