Dimitris Papadimitriou, the composer behind the opening music for the Eurovision Song Contest 2006, will lead the search for the Greek entry for Eurovision 2019.
Greek media is reporting that Dimitris Papadimitriou will leading Greece’s search for their entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. Dimitris who is a composer was involved in the Eurovision Song Contest 2006. He wrote and composed “A Song Of Life” which was performed in the opening of the final in Athens by Fotini Dara. He will now head the Working Group that will help to determine, Greece’s approach to the Eurovision Song Contest 2019.
The Working Group will help to determine whether ERT will internally select their participant for Israel, or hold a national selection for the first time since 2017.
Gianna Terzi represented Greece at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon, Portugal. With her song “Oniro Mou”, she failed to qualify to the Grand Final, placing 14th with a total of 81 points.
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Greece debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974, when they were represented by Marinella and the song “Krasi, thalassa kai t’agori mou” which finished in 11th place with 7 points. Three years later Greece earned their first top 5 finish with Paschalis, Marianna, Robert and Bessy who finished in 5th place 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, and charted across the continent. In 2005 Helena Paparizou returned to the Eurovision stage as a solo artist and brought Greece their first, and to date only, victory. Her song “My Number One” won with 230 points, beating runners-up Malta by 38 points.