Maria Kozakou and Giorgos Kapoutzidis have been confirmed by ERT as the Greek commentators for the Eurovision Song Contest 2020.
ERT has confirmed that Maria Kozakou and Giorgos Kapoutzidis will be returning to the commentary booth together for the Eurovision Song Contest. This will be the seventh time that the duo will have commentated on a Eurovision Song Contest together.
Maria Kozakou has commentated at the Eurovision Song Contest every year since the 2011 contest excluding 2018. Giorgos first commentated on the competition in 2013 alongside Maria and has appeared at every contest since excluding 2018.
Greece is set to be represented by Stefania in Rotterdam with the song “Superg!rl”.
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”.
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.