After a break from Eurovision in 2014 because of financial reasons, Cyprus will be back in Vienna 2015. Tonight at 20.30 CET you can watch the first audition show here. A total of 55 acts will perform and get the chance to represent Cyprus in Eurovision Song Contest 2015. The contest will be divided into three parts, auditions (7 shows), Eurochallenge (2 shows) and the Grand Final the 1st of February.
The jury during the audition shows are former Cypriot entrants Elena Patroklou (1991) , Alex Panayi (1995 and 2000) and Despina Olympiou (2013), along with Tasos Trifonos. In Eurochallenge the jury will be joined by Swedish Head of Delegation, Christer Björkman and composer and producer, Dimitris Kontopoulos. The final will then be joined by another jury member, Bruno Berberes (former French HoD).
07/12- Audition Show 1
14/12- Audition Show 2
21/12- Audition Show 3
26/12- Audition Show 4
28/12- Audition Show 5
04/01- Audition Show 6
11/01 -Audition Show 7
18/01- Eurochallenge 1 – Show 8 (20 acts)
25/01 – Eurochallenge 2 – Show 9 (10 acts)
01/02- Grand Final- Show 10 (6 acts)
In the Grand Final the public will get the chance to vote for the act that they like the most, as a total of 50% of the votes will effect the result of the show. Do you think this national final marathon will bring Cyprus back to the final next year? Discuss it here on our forum.