Marvin Dietmann has been named as the Artistic Director for the Cypriot performance at the Eurovision Song Contest 2020.
CyBC has named Marvin Dietmann as the Artistic Director for Cyprus at the Eurovision Song Contest. Marvin has previous experience at the Eurovision Song Contest having worked on the Austrian performances at the competition in 2014, 2016 and 2018.
Mr Dietmann has also been involved in the production of the Eurovision Song Contest having been the Stage Director in 2015, 2017 and 2018. While at last years contest in Tel Aviv he was the Deputy Contest Director and Viewing Room Director.
Who is Sandro Nicolas?
Sandro Nicolas (Alessandro Rütten) was born in Germany to an American father and Greek mother. He first came to public attention when he auditioned for Das Supertalent in (Germany’s Got Talent) 2015. In 2018, he took part in The Voice of Germany and reached the sing-off stage before being eliminated.
In 2019 he represented his father’s home country, the United States, in New Wave 2019, where he used his stage name Sandro Nicolas for the first time. He finished sixth overall.
Source: CyBC / Image Source: Die Presse
Cyprus debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1981. Their best result in the contest comes from their 2018 entrant Eleni Foureira, who placed 2nd with her song “Fuego”. Cyprus withdrew from the Eurovision Song Contest in 2014 due to financial difficulties, but returned again in 2015 where they were represented by John Karagiannis.