Elena Tsagrinou has teased that the Cypriot delegation still has surprises in their performance to come in the second rehearsal.
The Cypriot representative Elena Tsagrinou has teased for her second rehearsal that “We have a lot of things which we haven’t used yet but will soon.”
Elena completed her first rehearsal on Sunday, 9th of May and will be returning to the Ahoy for her second rehearsal tomorrow afternoon, stating that some minor tweaks will be made to her performance as well as some “secrets” that she wants to keep hidden until her semi final performance.
Cyprus is one of a handful of countries that saw their chances in the betting odds increase following their first rehearsal.
Who is Elena Tsagrinou?
Elena Tsagrinou was born in Athens in 1994. Throughout the years, she has performed on the biggest music shows in Greece and Cyprus at a considerable number of concerts. She has collaborated with many other famous Greek artists such as Konstantinos Argyros and MELISSES.
Elena Tsagrinou was the very first act that was not planned to participate at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest being confirmed, on November 25.
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Cyprus debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1981. Their best result was in 2018, with Eleni Foureira and the performance of the song “Fuego” won second place with 436 points. Before then, their best results in the contest came in the form of three fifth-place finishes. In 2004, Lisa Andreas performed “Stronger Every Minute” in Istanbul, Turkey. She finished 5th in the final scoring 170 points, which included 12 points from Greece. They also placed fifth in 1997 with Hara & Andreas Constantinou and their song “Mana mou”, and in 1982 with Anna Vissi’s “Mono i agapi.” Cyprus withdrew from the Eurovision Song Contest in 2014 due to financial difficulties but returned again in 2015.