Stefania has traveled to Greece this evening to record the final version of the song she hopes to take to the Eurovision Song Contest.
Eurovision Fun reports that Stefania has traveled to Greece to record the final versions of the songs she has proposed to ERT for Eurovision 2020. The singer is returning to the studio this weekend to record the final versions before they are presented back to committee at ERT selecting the Greek entry for Rotterdam.
The committee according to Eurovision Fun is set to meet for the last time next week, at which point it will make its recommendation to the ERT board for Eurovision 2020. Stefania is widely expected to be selected by the committee as the Greek entrant for Rotterdam.
Who is Stefania?
Stefania is a seventeen year old singer from Utrecht, the Netherlands. During the course of her career, she has participated in The Voice Kids, and went on to represent the Netherlands at the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest as part of the girl group Kisses. Since then, she has released her first solo single “Stupid Reasons”, as well as her follow up single “Turn Around”.
Source: Eurovision Fun
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.