Tonight, the Cypriot national final for the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 will be held under the name Eurovision 2010: Epilogi tis kupriakis summetohis. Nine acts will compete to become Cyprus' 28th representative in the competition.
The show to be broadcast on RIK1 and RIKSAT will start at 20:15 CET (21:15 local time). It will be hosted by Andreas Georgiou. Nine acts will perform one song each and the winner will be chosen by a mixture of televoting (50%) and jury voting (50%).
How to watch?
A webcast is provided for international viewers here (requires Real Player). The show will also be broadcast live on RIKSAT and ERT1.
Composer/Lyricist in brackets.
- Constantinos Christoforou – Angel
(Constantinos Christoforou/Zinon Zompilis)
- Evagoras Evagorou – I'm gonna be
(Marios Melekis, Christos Filippou/Anthi Pashi)
- Jon Lilygreen & The Islanders – Life looks better in spring
(Nasos Lambrianides, Melis Konstantinou/Nasos Lambrianides)
- Hovig Demirgian – Goodbye
- Vivian Daglas – Rhapsody
(Leanna Varnavidou/Leanna Varnavidou, Helena Antoniou)
- Anthi Pashi – You gotta go
- Constantinos Kontozis & Soul Throw – Island of love
- Andreas Economides – Waiting
(Christodoulos Charalambides, Andreas Economides)
- Nicole Paparistodemou – Like a woman
In 2009, Greece was represented by Christina Metaxa. She finished 14th in the second semi final thus not making it to the final. It was the fourth year in a row that Cyprus did not qualify for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest.