CyBC, the Cypriot national broadcaster has confirmed to ESCToday.com that the 2015 Cypriot Eurovision national final will be held on 1 February.
The Cypriot broadcaster has also confirmed to ESCToday that a total 0f 9 televised auditions will be aired leading up to the 2015 Cypriot Eurovision national final which is scheduled to be held on 1 February in Nicosia. More information and details regarding the 2015 Cypriot national selection will be released in due course.
The televised auditions will kick off in December. The dates are yet to be confirmed. CyBC will be holding a press conference on Monday 20 October where more details regarding the 2015 Cypriot Eurovision national selection and project will be released along with names of the special jury who will be responsible to select the potential candidates for the competition.
Cyprus will be back in the Eurovision Song in 2015 after a year’s absence, having missed out participating at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest due to financial reasons.
Cyprus debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1981 with Island’s Monika and is yet to win Europe’s favourite television show. The Mediterranean island’s best placing at the contest has been a 5th placing in 1982, 1997, and 2004.
The last time Cyprus competed in the competion was in 2013 when Despina Olympiou represented Cyprus at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest with her entry An me thimase, failing to qualify to the final.