Cyprus 2018 🇨🇾 stop the press: Eleni Foureira favourite to win Eurovision!
Fotis Konstantopoulos (Greece)
CYPRUS – For the first time in the history of the Eurovision Song Contest, Cyprus features 2nd favourite to win Eurovision Song Contest 2018 according to the bookies. We all know that booking odds cans rubble as they are based on money bets and impressions from press, social media and YouTube but it’s fair to say that Eleni slay every time she gets on stage, something that happened in the Jury Rehearsal.
UPDATE: In the morning we all saw the betting oddities and were shocked that Cyprus overthrown Israel from the title of the favourite to win the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 as well as the first semi final. This is the outcome of the Jury Rehearsal in which everyone admitted in Lisbon that Eleni left everyone stunned!
Jury Rehearsal performance went exquisite and the audience went frantic with Eleni during the entire performance getting one fo the biggest applause of the evening. Cyprus started extremely low in thee betting odds when thee song appeared online but we all knew that it was all about the live presentation no matter whether wee like the song or not. It is clear that Eleni herself takes the entire song on her and becomes a true Queen on stage.
Cypriot fans are already crazy with how things are turning and they are preparing for a possible victory. It is yet unknown whether EBU approached CyBC for a sounding discussion over a potential victory as they did with NRK. Cyprus broadcaster of course seems to be extremely happy with how things turn so far and they all deserve congratulations for trusting Alex P. and Eleni Foureira while Panik Records made sure Eleni was treated in the best possible way to work her stage performance adequately.