Eurovision fans are still waiting for Greece to confirm that it will compete at Eurovision 2014. But even if it doesn’t, there is still a chance that Greece will be represented in another big way. That’s because Helena Paparizou, the Greek goddess that won Eurovision 2005, is reportedly competing at Melodifestivalen, the Swedish national selection.

Aftonbladet reports that the 31-year-old, who was born and raised in Sweden, will be competing with a song that is “uptempo, catchy and crazy good.” It was penned by Bobby Ljunggren, Henrik Wikström and Sharon Vaughn. Ljungrren, you may remember, wrote Carola’s Eurovision classic “Invincible”, which came fifth in 2006. Of course, he also wrote Anna Bergendahl’s 2010 number “This Is My Life”—the only Swedish entry ever to fail to advance to the final.

Helena finished third at Eurovision 2001 as part of the group Antique. Their song “(I Would) Die for You” made our list of Top 10 Eurovision Songs with Crazy Stalker Lyrics.

Would you love to see Helena at Eurovision again? Is she your love undercover? Is she your sacred passion and you have no other? Let us know in the comments box below!

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mickey
mickey
6 years ago

Helen,just GO FOR IT!!!

Steve isgate-Stone
Steve isgate-Stone
6 years ago

Oh yes 12 points already on its way from the UK, love Helena hope she wins in Copenhagen!!!

Inge
Inge
6 years ago

I’m so excited for her song already!

Zach
Zach
6 years ago

I love her, I just want to meet her she seems like a very friendly person. I hope she comes back I feel she is just perfect.

Arianna
6 years ago

Would love to see her in Melfest! Hope she has a good song. But I’m also wondering if her Eurovision fuel has run out also.. so idk.

Charles
Charles
6 years ago

Oh lord! Have mercy … There are far better names in Sweden’s music scene worth listening and it’s enough already that Greece is taking part next year … after all the pityness and outcry from some desesperate fans who love southern european cheesy music.

Hi
Hi
6 years ago

I think the all reported startsup in Swedish Melodifestivalen 2014 is not interesting artists. Where are the top names?

Eurovision Fanatic
Eurovision Fanatic
6 years ago

So, will Helena be crowned Mrs. Eurovision? (Although perhaps Mr. Logan is a little too old to be Helena’s spouse?)

Maria
Maria
6 years ago

Go on Helena!!

ChrisGreek
ChrisGreek
6 years ago

Personally, i love the fact Helena represent Sweden for the first time and it doesnt matter to win or not the place but she will satisfy Swedish people who asked for her to join previous years. it is important how to win Melodifestivalen she ;s got all the packet to dissapear other contestants GO HELENA, GO!

well
well
6 years ago

I liked her 2001 song, but not ”My number one”. Neither of them deserved top 3, however.

Its useless for her to participate. Any other result than 1st would be bad for her.
And I am sure that she flops if she participates in Eurovision, she won’t get better result than Charlotte Perrelli. Her Eurovision time is over!

Samo
6 years ago

SO many great acts returning to Melodifestivalen 2014! Looks to be a very competitive year!

DS
DS
6 years ago

She is fabulous and ? would love for her to be the first woman to win Eurovision twice! She deserved the victory with her group Antique in Copenhagen back in 2001 so perhaps it’s time to get what she deserves in the same city 13 years later. 😉 But Melodifestivalen won’t be an easy challenge for her.

D
D
6 years ago

I couldn’t stand “My Number One” and I have no clue how that won, so yeah I hope she doesn’t win Melodifestivalen.

Z24
Z24
6 years ago

Other interesting names. Linda Bentzing (100% rate of sucess of reaching the final) and Sanna Nielsen.

Alex
Alex
6 years ago

Awesome!!! 🙂 Hope the song is as good as Aftonbladet reports.