GREECE – Tonight at 20:40 CET (21:40 Greek Time) the 15th edition of MAD Video Music Awards will be aired through ALPHA TV nation-wide. 19 acts will be presented on stag most of them performed by famous Greek Eurostars.
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Either participating in national selections such as Shaya, Melisses, Tamta, Peggy Zena, or hosting the Greek national selections during the years. MAD TV produced the Greek Final such as Mary Sinatsaki, or even participating in Eurovision such as Sakis Rouvas, Helena Paparizou, Eleni Foureira, Demy. Highlight of the evening, the guest appearance with Tamta, of Mikolas Josef, the Czech representative in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest.
There could be an option to watch the show online at www.alphatv.gr but the performances will be uploaded at the same time via MAD TV’s YouTube channel. Throughout the night we will feature those videos alongside a poll with your choice for the best performance. In the meantime check again some of the rehearsal and live acts impressions by oikotimes.com team.
Speaking about awards tonight you will see Melisses (2 awards), Eleni Foureira (1 award), Sakis Rouvas (1 award) and Helena Paparizou (2 awards) receiving their awards. Intotal 14 awards were given on June 27th at the MAD Video Music Awards. The event was also including a spectacular fashion red carpet in which new spotted various Eurostars including Tamta with the same outfit which Eleni used yesterday at her Madrid Gay Pride performance.
The audience went frantic though for Marcus and Martinus, the Norwegian teens who have extremely huge fan base in Greece and caused frantic reactions during. their attendance and performance at the MAD Video Music Awards. Marcus and Martinus are not exactly out of the Eurovision scene as they were thee spokespersons for Norway back in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. It is highly speculated here in Greece that incase those teens enter the Eurovision Song Contest, they will automatically become big favourites for the trophy.
The show will feature though one more Eurostar for whom no one really speaks about in the fan sites recently. The Eurostar who will also perform at tonight’s MAD VMA 2018 broadcast is Themis Adamantides.
The Greek national broadcaster submitted this song but the country forced to withdraw in a last minute notice to EBU as it was accused for not original tune including traditional music and considered a cover song. Officially ERT said they are withdrawing due to low level of song quality coinciding with the French delegation who withdrew for the same reason. The contest aired seven days after its live broadcast in Greece but ERT had to pay 600,000 Drachmas fine to EBU.
EBU mentions on the story: “Greece also withdrew from the contest, leaving 18 countries in the competition. Greece was supposed to enter the contest with the song Sarantapente Kopelies performed by Themis Adamantidis but the Greek minister of culture Melina Mercouri decided to withdraw the song just two weeks before the contest as it did not meet her quality standards”.
At MAD VMA 2018 the performance of Themis Adamantides is considered the highlight of the night as his latest single “Stin Kardia” is a smashing hit all over the country