It has been revealed that Katerine Duska will be performing “Better Love” for Greece at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019.
“Better Love” is the title of the song that will represent Greece at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv, Israel. The song will be performed by Canadian born Katerine Duska who was internally selected by ERT. The song is set to be released on the 7th March. “Better Love” has been written by Katerine as well as Leon of Athens.
Eurovision Fun reported earlier this month that the despite initial reports that Greece would be represented in Tel Aviv by a pop song, the song that Katerine Duska will perform is a modern ballad. The song is according to the site not like any song that Greece has sent to the Eurovision Song Contest in recent years.
About Katerine Duska
Katerine Duska was born in Montreal, Canada and moved to Greece as a teenager. During her teenage years, she started experimenting with songwriting and singing, before enrolling at the Kapodistrian Univeristy of Athens to study law.
She broke through as a performer in 2013 with the song “One in a Million”, with her voice being compared to Amy Winehouse. In September 2015 she released her first album ‘Embodiment’ which was she wrote and composed herself.
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.