Nana Mouskouri who came 8th the Eurovison Song Contest for Luxembourg in 1963, appeaerd on ITV 1 at 12:15 – 12:30 Today. Nana is considered to be one of the most successful female singers in history, reportedly having sold over 350 million records world-wide. Now, the 72 year old legend, after 45 years of stage , has decided to say Farewell with an extensive world wide tour.
Her appearanceon today'sThis Morning show,was to promote her performances this October in the UK as part of her 4 year farewell tour. The tour began two years ago in Scandinavia and it will take her all over the globe. She has played Germany, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Asia as well as parts of Europe.
Nana came on in a Black dress with a red jacket, She was introduced with a exclusive clip of her performance back in 1963, at the Eurovision Song Contest. She then was interviewed by the 2 hosts which commented on her fluency in 5 languages, and her 1350 songs all in 11 different languages!
She then talked about her Fairwell tour, which Nana described more as a Thank you tour. The tour started in Germany and will end in Greece.
Nana then talked about her childhood and growing up in Nazi occupied Greece. "Children need to be heard and by singing I was heard".
Nana was congradulated by the hosts, for not changing her image to fit with modern sterotypes, but as a one off, Nana tried on several new pairs of designer glases for the show, including DKNY and a nice pair of Red spectacles.
Nana said"I never thought that I would grow that old. It is better really to stop while you are standing well on your feet. I just want to be proud and in very good form and thank the audience for all this love." Nana's fluency in manylanguages; Greek, French, English, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese has enabled her to reach audiences all over Europe, the Americas and even Asia.
The Show ended with a quick reminder about Nana's Thank you tour, coming to London in October. At various dates at the Royal Albert Hall. You can book tickets on Nana's Website.