Kalispera!! Sources close to ERT told escunited.com that the famous Greek pop-star Demy was chosen internally to represent Greece in Kyiv this May. ERT together with Demy chose 3 songs which will compete in a national final in late February.
The 3 songs
Sources close to escunited.com revealed to us that the 3 songs are written by the famous Dimitris Kontopoulos. Dimitris was behind the Greek’s entry in 2009 “This is our night” performed by Sakis , Azerbajian’s entry of 2013, Farid who sang “Hold me” and achieved the 2nd place.
The same sources also revealed that the director of this entry will be Fokas Evagelinos. Fokas was also the director of Helena’s Papariziou’s entry in 2005 that managed to won the contest in Kyiv. Fokas also worked the Greek entry in 2009 & also worked with the Russian entry in the last contest.
Demi is the current pop-star in Greece. Her album #1 released in December 2012 reached the Platinum certification. Demy also received various musical awards. Apart from her singing career, Demy is also an actor. Infact she is currently working in Mamma Mia, the no 1 theatre production in Greece, with Despina Vandi.
Last year, it was a disappointing year for Greece when for the first time that the Semi-Finals where introduced, Greece failed to pass to the final. However, it looks that Greece are back with a big artist and a big team. Will history repeats it’s self and Greece wins the Eurovision Song Contest 2017?
Stay tuned for the official announcement.