Cyprus 2016: regional fan club meets Minus One & Thomas G:son
Vasil Dimitrov (Bulgaria)
NICOSIA, CYPRUS – OGAE Cyprus, the official fan club of Eurovision in Cyprus, in collaboration with CyBC, presented the representatives of Cyprus in the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest 2016, the rock band Minus One and the producer of the song, Swedish composer Thomas G:son, during a special party in a local club in Nicosia.
Various local media and members of OGAE Cyprus had the opportunity to meet Minus One and Thomas G:son, talk with them and wish them all the best for their participation. Minus One expressed their enthusiasm for their selection to represent the island from CyBC and promised to work hard for the best result.
We now know the team that will represent Cyprus in Stockholm, what remains is the song! As Minus One and Thomas G:son informed the attendees, they are still working on ideas and the song hasn’t been completed yet.
On behalf of CyBC, among others, the Substitute General Manager Mr Costas Nicolaides, Head of Delegation Ms Evi Papamichael and director/producer & Head of Press Klitos Klitou attended the party.
Minus One is one of the most well-known Cypriot rock bands and gain popularity after their covers of famous rock songs and their live performances in Cyprus and abroad. The band consists of Francois Micheletto (vocalist), Constantinos Amerikanos (guitars – vocalist), Antonis Loizides (bass), Harrys Pari (guitars) and Chris Ioannides (drums).
Thomas G:son is one of the most well-known composers in Eurovision, having written 10 songs that participated in Eurovision, with “Euphoria” being his greatest success after winning for Sweden in 2012. He also competed in several national contests with another 69 songs in Sweden, Spain, Norway and in other countries.
SOURCE: OGAE CYPRUS