EXCLUSIVE: FOKAS EVANGELINOS FOR AZERBAIJAN
The team of Azerbaijan 2013 entry are going to announce officially in few hours the name of the director of Farid Mammadov’s stage presentation in Malmoe’s Eurovision Song Contest. The stage director of Azerbaijan will be the famous Greek artist Fokas Evangelinos.
Mr Evangelinos is not unknown to the Eurofans community as he is the man behind the successful entries of various Eurostars like Ani Lorak (Ukraine 2008), Dima Bilan (Russia 2008), Helena Paparizou (Greece 2005), Sakis Rouvas (Greece 2004, 2009), Dmitry Koldun (Belarus 2007) and of course he was the stage director of the Eurovision Song Contest 2006.
If you only see the references above you will notice that all of his projects ended up in the top ten and he also staged two Eurovision winners, while he is returning to the contest after 4 years of absence.
The Azeri entry this year is also penned by famous Greek composer Dimitris Kontopoulos, is titled “Hold Me” and will be presented as 4th act in the second semifinal on May 16.
The info above is not confirmed by the Delegation of Azerbaijan at Eurovision 2013