CYPRUS DISCUSS POSSIBLE WITHDRAWAL
Fotis Konstantopoulos (Greece)
Cyprus national broadcaster confirmed to Showtime blog by Costas Constantinou that there is a big chance the island to be forced out of Eurovision Song Contest 2013 as the TROIKA memorandum demands 2 million Euros budget cuts in CyBC. The broadcaster urges sponsors to support possible Eurovision participation otherwise the country is going out of the contest. Some Einsteins in the broadcaster said a withdrawal is not a bad thing after Portugal and Poland announced their decision. CyBC seeks a eurovision sponsor and a budget deal that will make possible a Cypriot entry in Eurovision 2013!