The Cypriot public broadcaster has confirmed that Sandro will not be representing Cyprus at Eurovision 2021.
CyBC has released a statement this afternoon confirming that Sandro will not be representing Cyprus at next years Eurovision Song Contest. The confirmation comes after media reports during the past weekend that the singer would not be returning in 2021.
Cyprus is the seventh country (alongside Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden) to not automatically send their 2020 entrant to the 2021 contest.
Image Source: CyBC / Source: CYBC
Cyprus in the Eurovision Song Contest
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.