Greece might be struggling to stay in the Eurozone but Eurovision-wise they have their priorities in order: Today it announced the five acts for its national final Eurosong 2015. MAD TV along with NERIT have picked the acts who will perform at the final, which airs in March. They are: Thomai Apergi & Legend, Maria Elena Kyriakou, Barrice, C Real, and Shaya.
Doretta Papadimitriou will be one of the hosts. However, Mary Sinatsaki, one of the rumoured hosts, will not co-host because of an existing contact with another channel. It’s now rumoured that Dimitris Ouggarezos will replace her.
EUROSONG 2015 PARTICIPANTS
1. Thomai Apergi & Legend from Panik records
She is a young artist who mainly sings jazz, soul and funk, and always performs with a piano and a saxophone on the stage. Thomai has also participated at the Greek national final in 2013, with the song “One Last Kiss”.
2. Maria Elena Kyriakou from Minos EMI- Universal
Maria Elena is a rising star in the Greek music industry. She was the winner of the first season of The Voice Of Greece, even though she comes from Cyprus. She stands a great chance to represent Greece at Eurovision.
3. Barrice from Spicy Music
Born in Russia, Barrice is a singer, sonwriter and producer. He is interested in pop, rnb, hip hop and electronica.
4. C Real from Feelgood
The five-member band has been performing since 1996 in Greece and abroad. They have recently collaborated with Oceana for the song “Sleepless Nights”, so would likely be recognized by some Germans.
5. Shaya from Planetworks
Shaya has been present as a solo artist since 2008. She has received many awards and nominations, and has collaborated with Mark F Angelo (Greek NF 2014 and memeber of the Greek jury last year) for the song “Far From Everything”.