Greece: National final jury members announced

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Earlier today, the Greek interim broadcaster DT revealed the 5 members of the jury who will help to decide which act will represent Greece at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest.

Tonight, the 4 selected participants will take part in the Greek national final Eurosong 2014: a MAD show where they will perform their entries to both the public and the judging panel. The Greek representative will be selected via a public-jury deliberation, each having a 50% share of the final decision.

Earlier today, the 5 jury members, who will together have a 50% say in who should represent Greece at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen, were revealed along with their roles within the industry.

The jury members

  • Dimitris Kontopoulos (Composer)
  • Elpida (Singer; Greece 1979 & Cyprus 1986)
  • Themis Georgantas (DJ/Producer)
  • Areti Kalessaki (Public Relations)
  • Regina Kouri GP (Director of Public Relations (MAD))

The Greek national final will take place tonight at 20:00 CET. You can read more about tonight’s show along with the guest performers here.

Poll

Greece debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974 with the entry Krasi, thalassa kai t’ agori moi performed by Marinella. Marinella ended in 11th place with a total of 7 points. Greece’s best results was in 2005 when Helena Paparizou was selected to represent Greece with the song My number one. Helena won the contest with a total of 230 points, bringing Greece their first and only victory to date.

Last year, Koza Mostra and Agathonas Iakovidis won the Greek national final with the song Alcohol is free, earning the right to represent their country at the Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö. Qualifying to the grand final in 2nd place, they eventually ended in 6th place with a total of 152 points.

Greece will perform in the second semi-final at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen on the 8 May.

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