In just a few hours the Acro Mucic Hall in Athens will be heaving with Greek Eurovision fans. “EUROSONG 2014 – a MAD show” will see the lovely Despina Vandi and the debonaire George Kapoutzides hosting. Below is our last-minute list of all the things you need to know. Grab some ice water and turn on the AC: It’s gonna be hot, y’all!
HOW TO WATCH
DT will broadcast the show live starting at 20.00 CET. You can watch it here. Eurovision.tv will also broadcast it, through its Web TV portal. Don’t forget to tweet with the hashtag #Eurovision. If you mention @wiwibloggs, we’ll holla back at you.
The jury, which will determine 50% of the result, will include five music and media professionals. They are:
–Dimitris Kontopoulos, composer
–Themis Georgantas, journalist-radio producer
–Areti Kalesaki, PR manager on behalf of DT
–Reggina Kouri, PR manager on behalf of MAD TV
REHEARSAL VIDEOs: NEW ACTS WILL BE INCLUDED!
The two hosts will sing Anna’s Vissi song “Autostop” (Greece, 1980) as the openning act, and during the show they will also make reference to Greek Eurovision songs from 1974 until today. Despina Vandi will change her outfit three times during the show. Her dresses, skirts and trousers have all been designed by MI-RO, popular Greek designers.
Above you can see Krystallia performing her entry “Petalouda Stin Athina”.
These are the boys of Freaky Forune rehearsing.
and Kostas Martakis