UPDATE: On January 25 a professional jury and the public agreed with Wiwi’s voters: Ivi will sing “La La Love” at Eurovision 2012. Ivi Adamou has gone from sixth-place finisher on Greek X-Factor to Cypriot cover girl to 2012 Eurovision contestant. Tonight Cyprus decides which of the three songs she’ll be singing in Baku. You […]
Cypriot singer Ivi Adamou hasn’t won Eurovision yet, but she’s already a media darling in the Eastern Mediterranean. The 18-year old beauty has appeared on the cover of at least 14 magazines in Cyprus and Greece. These glamour shots are enough to convince Wiwi that Ivi will be a strong candidate in this year’s hunt […]
Ivi Adamou has the looks and the voice to get Cyprus back into the Eurovision final. Now she just needs a song. Following an extensive call for entries, Sony Music Greece selected three songs for the upcoming national final, and shot promotional videos for each of them. The fancy videos won’t be presented until January […]
Christos Mylordou has won the right to represent Cyprus at Eurovision 2011 in Germany.
Aww, bless. Judging from this remix of “Life Looks Better In Spring” and from Cyprus’ official preview video, the country’s national broadcaster isn’t giving its contestants as much money as, say, Azerbaijan. There may not be the gloss or the high-end choreography, but there’s still something very likable about Jon Lilygreen. And it’s not just […]
Belgium and Cyprus are both looking for a hero: Cyprus hasn’t qualified for the Eurovision final since 2005, and Belgium hasn’t made it past the semi-finals since 2004. This year the two Eurovision stalwarts have both chosen mellow guitar tunes sung in English. Fans of both singers are already worried that Tom Dice (from Flemish-speaking […]
“Life Looks Better In Spring” Lyrics — Jon Lilygreen & The Islanders
For Wiwi, the biggest surprise on the third day of rehearsals came from 17-year old Christina Metaxa, the second youngest contestant at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. The teenage Cypriot and her producers have brought some pretty elegant staging. Christina twirls around like a ballerina, wears an age appropriate dress and climbs on top of […]