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Greece 2017: Giorgina & Kon Cept propose this entry for Kyiv

GREECE – While the Greek national broadcaster is trying to decide the country’s participation to Kyiv’s Eurovision Song Contest, a familiar name from the 2013 Greek national final, Giorgina Karachaliou and DJ Kon Cept presented online their song for Kyiv. The runner up of the 2013 Greek national final presented recently on YouTube her brand new single “Non Stop” in collaboration with the Greek DJ which is more than 3 minutes though and full in English lyrics. A ... | read the full story here

November 27, 2016 6:54 pm // 0 Comments

Dimitris Kontopoulos wins Russian Grammy for Sergey’s song

RUSSIA – At the Moscow Olympic Stadium the Russian Grammy awards took place this week and for the first time in 22 years, a Eurovision entry wins the award. Dimities Kontopoulos, composer of the “You’re the only one” won the Grammy for the Russian version of the song, performed by Sergey Lazarev. The ceremony took place among 40,000 spectators while the song is for 8 months now in the Russian radio ... | read the full story here

November 25, 2016 12:43 pm // 0 Comments

Greece 2017: Demy says yes to Eurovision under conditions

GREECE – While most of us anticipate to see whether ERT and Helena Paparizou will reach a deal for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, Demy, another favourite by the Greek Eurofans for Eurovision spoke on TV about potential participation in the contest. During her statement she said that although she was reluctant in the past she is negotiating with the right team (obviously Dimitris Kontopoulos and Fokas Evangelinos) and if there are the right conditions, she will try the Eurovision ... | read the full story here

November 22, 2016 4:03 pm // 1 Comment

Greece 2017: is this the alternative to Paparizou for ERT?

GREECE – Although ERT strongly denies they are in sounding discussions with Helena Paparizou and her record label for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, Epsilon TV informed us that there are new weird developments for the upcoming Kyiv event. ERT’s President Mr Dionisis Tsaknis seems to have rejected the Paparizou idea mainly due to the big cost of the project and also he is considering her a commercial proposal for Eurovision, something which is against his ideology, stated many ... | read the full story here

November 11, 2016 1:41 pm // 0 Comments

Greece 2017: a confusing statement by ERT

GREECE – It is widely known that ERT is in sounding discussion with artists for the Kyiv Eurovision Song Contest edition for weeks now. One of the most speculated off the record discussions is rumoured to be with Helena Paparizou. But today http://www.mirkofwno.gr reports something weird. Greek national broadcaster press officer said to the website http://www.mikrofwno.gr that in ten days the final decision of how the Greek representative will be selected, will be determined and ... | read the full story here

November 7, 2016 2:39 pm // 0 Comments

Željko Joksimović pens Antonis Remos’ brand new ballad

SERBIA – Mr Eurovision for Serbia, Željko Joksimović is in the studio with Greek superstar Antonis Remos to record the new ballad “Na m’agapas” (To love me). The song will be in Greek lyrics by Vagia Kalantzi and will be soon presented in Antonis’ new album. The Serbian composer and the Greek artist met in Belgrade at the Minacord studios to record the song and Instagram got on fire. Χτες βράδυ κάπου στο Βελιγραδι !!! Καλημέρες ... | read the full story here

October 25, 2016 9:10 pm // 0 Comments

Huge reception in Kremlin concert for Sakis Rouvas

Μόσχα ❤ Είμαι ευτυχής και ευγνώμων για τη συγκλονιστική, μαγική Ελληνορωσική αγκαλιά αγάπης σήμερα στο Κρεμλίνο. Σας ευχαριστώ από τα βάθη της ψυχής μου🇬🇷🇷🇺 #GreekRussianYear2016 #Greek #Russia #Friendship #ProudToBeGreek A video posted by Sakis Rouvas (@sakisrouvas) on Oct 24, 2016 at 1:35pm PDT 🌟👑 @sakisrouvas A video posted by Konstantinos Kafiris ... | read the full story here

October 25, 2016 8:34 pm // 0 Comments

Greece 2017: ‘the song (for Helena) is underway’

GREECE – The trailer for tonight’s show on ANT1 Television said pretty much what we knew: Helena spoke to The 2Night Show (the broadcast is expected around midnight Greek time) saying that “If I had the song, I would seriously consider a Eurovision come back… I am not officially proposed”. But once again the morning show co-host Themis Georgantas from MAD TV said that “the song is underway”. Yes, it’s clear that there are unofficial negotiations ... | read the full story here

October 19, 2016 4:18 pm // 0 Comments

The news about Eleni Foureira and Eurovision 2016 are false! realise it!

GREECE – Doron Medalie, composer of the 2015 Eurovision entry for Israel “Golden Boy” which as covered in Greek by Eleni Foureira, is also the composer of the MAD VMA first performed “Ti Koitas”, a successful club hit in Greece. This week the English version of that song released under the titled “Come Tiki Tam” which you can listen to in this post. This means that the new English version song needs promotion, right? What a perfect promotion than ... | read the full story here

October 15, 2016 6:11 pm // 0 Comments

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