San Marino 2016: Serhat to Stockholm
SAN MARINO – SMRTV announce today that Serhat Hacıpaşalıoğlu will represent the Italian micro-state in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest.
INFORMATION ABOUT SERHAT
Born and raised in Istanbul, Serhat started his producing career by establishing his own company in 1994, End Productions. In the same year, he also started to produce and host a quiz show on TRT called Riziko! (Turkish version of the American quiz show Jeopardy!).
In 1997, with his first single, “Rüya-Ben Bir Daha”, his musical career began. Beside his other hosting and producing works, he continued his musical career and released “Total Disguise” (duet with Viktor Lazlo, 1987 Eurovision Song Contest hostess) in 2004, “Chocolate Flavour” in 2006, “I Was So Lonely”, “No No Never (Moscow-Istanbul)” and “Ya + Ti” (Russian version of “Total Disguise”, all of three songs were duets with Tamara Gverdtsiteli) in 2008 and “Je M’Adore” in 2014.
Since 2010, Serhat is the president of Alumni Association of Istanbul German High School and since 2013 a board member of Istanbul German High School Management Association. (source: wikipedia.org)