Earlier this week, she was rumoured to have been selected to represent Greece in Rotterdam. Now more details have emerged of Greek Dutch singer Stefania‘s bid for Eurovision 2020, including the three songs she has submitted to be considered for her Eurovision entry.

Greek Eurovision news site Eurovision Fun reports that Stefania recorded demos of three different songs, which were submitted to broadcaster ERT.

The site describes the three songs as mid-tempo pop, ethnic dance-pop, and dance reggae. Two of the songs are by so-called “Dream Team” songwriter Dimitris Kontopoulos, while a third is by Dutch songwriters.

Before submitting the songs to ERT, the “Dream Team” sent out the songs to a focus group of people such as Heads of Delegation, journalists, Eurovision artists and songwriters. The focus group generally favoured two of the songs, saying that they could give Greece a good result at Eurovision. Stefania’s team gave this feedback to the broadcaster as part of the submission.

No further details of the songs are available, but Eurovision Fun does note that all of the songs have English lyrics.

Adding to the appeal of Stefania’s project is “Dream Team” choreographer Fokas Evangelinos being on board. He has reportedly already formulated the staging for Rotterdam and has come up with something that has never been done before.

The fact that Dutch singer Stefania has Greek heritage and lives in the host country of Eurovision 2020 is also said to be working in her favour for Eurovision 2020.

While ERT has not made any comment on its selection process, the broadcaster is said to be in the final stages of deciding which songs will be the Greek entry for Eurovision 2020. Eurovision Fun says that ERT will make an announcement of their act by 15 January 2020.

Who is Stefania?

Stefania Liberakakis is a Dutch-born singer and actor, with Greek ancestry. She’s been on our radar since July as a potential act for Eurovision 2020.

In 2016, Stefania represented The Netherlands at Junior Eurovision in Malta, as part of the three-piece girl group Kisses. Their upbeat song “Kisses and Dancin’” placed eighth in the contest.

More recently, Stefania has worked on her solo pop career. Last month, Stefania released “Turn Around”, a sophisticated contemporary pop track which could be an indication of the type of music she would before at Eurovision.

What do you think? What sort of song should Stefania sing at Eurovision 2020? Should she sing in Greek? Tell us your thoughts below!

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Marcus
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Marcus

Bring back Sakis!!!!!! 😀

AllieXX
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AllieXX

Something like ”Stupid reasons” would be great!

Katariina
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Katariina

Pick whichever one Kontopoulos didn’t write.

EmilyG
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EmilyG

For them to miss an 80% change for a top 10?

Tajikistan
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Tajikistan

Remember Demy?

Briekimchi
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Briekimchi

But I liked Demy. =(

Ashton
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Ashton

Yeah Demy’s song was horrible and should not have qualified, sorry Demy Stans

Polegend Godgarina
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Polegend Godgarina

oh wow i’m interested in all three of them. ethno-bop might be dated but it always goes off, the other two are in line with the current music trends

LoveWave
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Be sure that the songs do not remind if the 2017 participation! They are really professional songs!

Loin dici
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I’m invested in Kate Duska before, but maybe not for Greece this year, if this is what we’ll get. Feels as if ERT tried to make another Kalomira or Elle Eleftheriou.

Vivi
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Vivi

Are you Faishal Mahdi?

Loin dici
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No, but why?

Vivi
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Vivi

There’s a guy on Quora called Faishal Mahdi. He knows about Eurovision and he also has interests in pharmacy and medicine.

I clicked on your username, and it leads me to a pharmacy blog.

Loin dici
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Well, I’m also a pharmacy student interested in Eurovision, though!

Minerva
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Minerva

I was secretly hoping you might be the singer of Loin Dici…how fun it would be to chat with one of the Eurovision singers on this site. But nope! 🙂

NotToday
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NotToday

It heavily depends on the song again i think. We shouldnt be pre tempted by now against her. Not that im too hyped about it but its like the same with Cyprus. Song is all

Briekimchi
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Briekimchi

Well, they need to do something different. They were really lucky to qualify this year.

Campbell Grace
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Campbell Grace

Their song was good… I wouldn’t consider it lucky if anything they were undeservedly robbed. They deserved at least top 15.

Malo
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Malo

Better Love was great. Respect to ERT for trusting in Katerina’s vision and she delivered. I really think her placing was undeserved.

Ashton
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Ashton

Katerine deserved top 10, and San Marino finishing ABOVE her was a travesty, ngl.

RoboESC
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RoboESC

Omg Greece just do the official announcement now. This is getting awkward. And on the 15th everyone will be like ‘yeah duhh’. Also we’ll probably focus on other countries announcements by that time anyway

Julia
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Julia

Mid tempo pop didn’t work for Greece this year so I believe they won’t choose this song.
Dance reggae, I am fed up with reggae songs. They are everywhere.
Ethnic dance-pop, I think that this would be the best option for Greece. They have been always qualifying and doing well with this kind of songs. Moreover I think it will be a year full of ballads so this kind of song would work really well.

LoveWave
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The reggae song is not sth that we have seen in the competition! It doesn’t remind anything from the past years!

Minerva
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Minerva

Hhmm…reggae with a modern, intelligent twist to it…wouldn’t that be something?!

Julia
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Julia

What do you mean?
Cyprus 2018 and Switzerland 2019 had dance reggae songs

Manuel Treill
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Manuel Treill

I really don’t want my country to send yet another ethno-dance-pop. We have WAY too many in our resumee, I long for sth different like we did in 2019 (a song that I LOVE)

Nikki
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Nikki

Like past year Greece is procrastinating on the announcement while everyone and their mother knows who it is already.

And, am I the only one feeling old when someone who was a baby by the time of their first Eurovision comes in? Like, people born in my first year (2004) are allowed to go from this year. ‘Tis been a long time since Sakis and Zeljko.

Aristoteless Onassisss
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Aristoteless Onassisss

I remember ESC 1973, so shut up!

Erste Reihe beim ESC
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Erste Reihe beim ESC

I remember watching Dschinghis Khan (Germany 1979 ESC) together with my parents ….so that is “old” I guess 😀

Aristoteless Onassisss
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Aristoteless Onassisss

People must understand that this comment section is not full of teenagers. Not at all.

Geo
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Geo

Well, at least among the 3 songs there’s not a boring, dated ballad (Hello, Albania)…

esc1234
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esc1234

well, there is a girl with good PR and money (hello arilena)

esc1234
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esc1234

I dont know this girl or her stage presence or vocals, but i would rather have in her place a singer that Greeks know and can support rather than her who seems to be anxious on stage.

Frisian esc
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Frisian esc

You don’t know her stage presence but you do know she seems anxious on stage?

esc1234
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esc1234

she appeared for some seconds in the mad vmas. Thats not enough to judge

Julia
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Julia

@Frisian esc LOL
He is a Greek guy that has been complaining from day 1.

esc1234
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esc1234

and you are a pathetic noone. Done deal

Alex
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Alex

Lmao rip logic

Mr Vanilla Bean
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I suppose it makes sense business-wise to send stuff to focus groups when you produce soulless mass products. I prefer stuff that doesn’t get sent to focus groups and teams that say ‘take it or leave it’ but I must admit that sometimes, Kontopoulos gets even me. I have come to really love the studio version of ‘X My Heart’. Also, Sergey’s ‘Gorgeous’ was pretty good.

Ashton
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Ashton

I dunno if anything can fix X My Heart for me but I might take a look at the studio version again to see if it is less cheap than it seemed. I doubt it tho.