In Cyprus, 173,000 people tuned in to watch the Grand Final of the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest.
The average viewership for the Grand Final in Cyprus was 173,00 people who watched on the channel RIK1, which is roughly 20.7% of the population. The overall share for the grand final on RIK was 62.8%, making it the most watched show in Cyprus last week.
Overall viewing figures for Eurovision 2021 in Cyprus were:
- Semi-Final One – 111,080 viewers – 35.2% share
- Semi-Final Two – 72,780 viewers – 25.9% share
- Grand Final – 173,730 viewers – 62.8% share
Audience figures for the Grand Final are currently:
- Australia – 288,000
- Austria – 596,000
- Finland – 1.4 million
- France – 5.5 million
- Germany – 7.7 million
- Greece – 2 million
- Italy – 4.5 million
- Netherlands – 5.4 million
- Poland – 1.5 million
- Portugal – 1.2 million
- Romania – 178,000
- Serbia – 1.1 million
- Spain – 4 million
- Sweden – 2.9 million
- United Kingdom – 7.4 million
Elena Tsagrinou represented Cyprus at Eurovision this year with the song ‘El Diablo’. She qualified to the final where she finished in 16th place with 94 points.
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 Eurovision Song Contest 2021 being confirmed on 25 November 2020.
Source: agbcyprus.com | Image Source: EBU / Thomas Hanses
Cyprus debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1981. Their best result was in 2018, when Eleni Foureira’s 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. 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.