The Greek press are reporting that little known band Europond are to represent Greece at the 61st edition of the Eurovision Song Contest.
Europond are a little known Hip Hop band who sing in the Pontic Greek which is spoken by around 1.2 million people world wide. The song that the band are said to be singing in Stockholm has not yet been released. The news of Europond being selected to represent Greece in Stockholm comes a week after ERT announced that song has strong Balkan and ethnic sounds, but not a traditional sound. Adding that the lyrics of the song will focus on the refugee crisis and financial difficulties across Europe, but the song as a whole will be happy and upbeat.