Greece: Sakis releases new album

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Greek superstar Sakis Rouvas, the 2004 and 2009 Eurovision Greek representative and 2006 Eurovision presenter will be releasing his latest album Parafora today. Sakis Rouvas has been for long riding high on the road of success at home in Greece for many years now. He is a multi faceted artist who has enjoyed success as an athlete, an actor, a singer and a television host.

Parafora contains 15 new tracks which have been composed by Dimitris Kontopolous, the man behind Ani Lorak's Shady Lady ( Ukraine 2008) , Sakis' This is our night( Greece 2008), Always and Forever (Kostas Martakis- Greek NF 2008), Welcome to the Party ( Anna Vissi- Greek NF2006). Dimitris Kontopolos has produced and composed many hits in Greece. Natalia Germanou (lyricist of My Number One- Greece 2005), Sunny Baltzi, Playmen, Beetkraft, Anthony Skokos, Leonidas Chantzaras, Dimitris Fakos, Vagia Kalantzi & Giannis Rentoumis have also contributed either with their lyrics or compositions.

Sakis has come a long way since his Eurovision debut at the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest. He is one of the most sought after male artists in Greece, having achieved and gained much fame, name, fortune and recognition since his early days. This year he was awarded the Best Greek MTV Act. His latest song Parafora has become a massive hit on home soil.

Sakis Rouvas represented Greece at the Eurovision Song Contest with the song Shake It. He then went on to host the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest in Athens. In 2009 he was back on the Eurovision scene with a spectacular show and performance when he yet again represented Greece with the song This is our night.

Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani

Head of International Relations & Communications

Sanjay (Sergio) joined in December 2006 as an editor. He was appointed as the Head of Press of in 2011. Hereafter in 2016 he was promoted as the Head of International Relations & Communications at ESCToday. Sergio has covered the Eurovision Song Contest live 19 times since 2000, having worked for several international magazines and media outlets.