The three songs competing in the Greek national final are to be released on March 10, no date for national final announced yet.
Dimitris Kontopoulos the composer of the three songs that will be competing to represent Greece in Ukraine are to be released on March 10. The date announced by Mr Kontopoulos has announced has not been confirmed as the date of the Greek national final. To date ERT has not stated when the national final will be taking place, just that it will occur in March.
The past week has seen Demy in the recording studio, working on the three songs she could be performing this May in Kyiv. Yesterday saw the backing tracks for the songs recorded with the ERT Orchestra. You can listen to a snippet of one of the songs below:
Who is Demy?
Demy is a 25-year-old singer born in Athens, Greece. The singers first release “Μia Zografia” came in 2011 and immediately shot to popularity in Greece and Cyprus, the song was performed alongside “Μidenistis”. The singers first solo single was released in 2012, titled “Poses Xiliades Kalokairia” it featured on her debut album titled “1”, the album topped the charts in Greece. To date she has released two albums and performed on 19 singles
Source: INFE Greece
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Greece debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974 represented by Marinella and the song “Krasi, thalassa kai t’agori mou”, she finished 11th scoring a total of 7 points. It was just three years later when the country had their first top.5 finish with Paschalis, Marianna, Robert and Bessy coming 5th with “Mathima solfege”. In 2001 Greece achieved their first top.3 result with Antique and the song “I Would Die For You”, the song became a European hit charting across the continent. In 2005 Helena Paparizou returned to the Eurovision stage this time as a solo artist and took Greece to victory in Kyiv. Her song “My Number One” won with 230 points, beating runners-up Malta by 38 points.