This afternoon Eurovision.tv set up a Google Hangout where wiwibloggs, Charlotte from Eurovisionary and Viktor from Eurovision.tv got to speak with the lovely Despina Olympiou. In our 30-minute chat she discusses lost love, her song “An me thymasai”, and why she’s excited to represent Cyprus.
So when we asked y’all whether Israel’s Moran Mazor had the best ballad of the year so far, a lot of readers snapped back, saying that the title belongs to Cyprus’ Despina Olympiou.
It hasn’t been officially confirmed yet, but sources in Cyprus are reporting that Despina Olympiou will represent Cyprus in Malmö. Update: Cyprus officially confirmed the news on February 1!
Ivi Adamou, the best digitally re-mastered artist at Eurovision 2012, has released the video for her new song “Madness.” The complex lyrics probe the human condition, and mine the trauma of separation. From “I’m going crazy/ My mind is hazy” to “Every time we’re apart/ There’s a mess in my heart” Ivi proves she’s more […]
Every week we supply the photo, and you supply the caption. This week’s image comes from the live performance of the first semi-final at Eurovision 2012. Cyprus’ Ivi Adamou had some seriously hot choreography, and she had the audience under her spell. But what are she and her back-up nymphs thinking? Tell us in the […]
Ivi Adamou got seriously screwed at Eurovision—and not just by the jury and televoters. The Cypriot beauty—who should have made the Top 10 with “La La Love”—finished a respectable, albeit disappointing, 16th in the grand final. But even more annoying to Wiwi was watching the following footage of her semi-final performance. Her act had the […]
Ivi Adamou is one of the best Auto-Tuned singers at Eurovision, and one of the fiercest digitally re-mastered artists in all of Cyprus. But after Team Wiwi found video footage of the singer lip-synching at a club in the Mediterranean, we’ve had one question on our minds: Can Ivi sing “La La Live”? So naturally […]
When Cyprus’ Ivi Adamou and Greece’s Eleftheria Eleftheriou square off in the first semi-final of Eurovision 2012 this evening, it’ll be something of a reunion. The two Cypriot-born singers first competed against each other during the second series of Greek X-Factor, which took place from October 2009 until February 2010. Eleftheria, now 22 years old, […]