After two semifinals and one final, Cyprus decided; Annette Artani will represent the island at the 51st Eurovision Song Contest! That is the outcome of tonight's event, A Song for Europe. She will sing the ballad Why angels cry, written and composed by Petros Yannaki.
Points were given based on the televoting results from five regions, while the overall result was converted into a sixth voting region. Televoters decided that Anette will represent the Mediterranean island in Athens during the semifinal of the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest, which takes place in Athens, Greece, on 18th May.
1. Annette Artani – Why angels cry – 51 points
2. Marios Tofi – Congratulations – 46 points
3. Evagoras & Chrisi – Land of yesterday – 44 points
4. Valanto Trifonos – After you – 41 points
5. Andreas Konstantinides – Love on the weekend – 35 points
6. Nick Nikolaou & Vicky Anastassiou – Funky – 34 points
7. Eleftheria ft. Maria Zorli – Play that melody 4 me – 32 points
8. Kostas Andronikou – Everytime I close my eyes – 25 points
9. Marina Solonos – I'm a fighter – 23 points
10. Eleni Andreou – Just your smile – 17 points
The Cypriot selection will be aired again on 23:10 CET through ERT SAT.