ERT, the Greek broadcaster, have announced the lineup of the country's national final to select their representative in the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest. All of the participating artist are young and come from popular talent shows.
The Greek final will be held as usual in February and the winning song will be selected by televote and jury vote at a 50/50 split. The details will be announced later by the broadcaster.
Six acts will fight for the honour to represent Greece in the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest, a heavy responsibility given the fact that the country has not dropped out of the top 10 since 2004. All acts are relatively new to the Greek music scene and all come from the most popular talents shows.
The lineup of the Greek final is as follows:
(the songs are NOT the ones with which the artists will compete):
Kokkina Halia (Red Carpets) (X-Factor 2008)
Valanto Tryfonos (Greek Idol 2010 winner)
Nikki Ponte (X Factor 2010)
Antigoni Psychrami (Greek idol 2010)
Loukas Yiorka (Winner X Factor 2008)
Triimitonio (X Factor 2008)