Greeks promise song with Balkans sound over refugee crisis

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Leaked so far little information on the Greek entry for the upcoming Eurovision song contest, but the boss of public broadcasting now wanted some more details.

For the first time since 2004 the Greek entry internally . Rumors that Eleni Foureira and Mariza would represent the country, Radosavljevic were immediately quashed. It remained a long time guessing at more details.

Dionisis Tsaknis, the CEO of the public broadcaster ERT, has this time itself interfered with the selection. He gave more information about the submission. ‘ The song sounds ethnic and Balkans inspired, but is certainly not traditional. It is a Greek song in which the national identity is a strong presence. The text refers to the refugee crisis and to the financial difficulties we experience ‘, it sounds.

Who speaks a melancholy song expected, immediately against Tsaknis. ‘ The song will really cheerful sound. The artists themselves are not really known, but talented. We expect that they will tackle that in a professional way in Stockholm ‘, according to the Greek.

Greece takes part in the first semifinal on May 10, and was classified in the first half. The country takes part in the Eurovision song contest since 1974 and could win one time. Helena Paparizou took it in 2005 in Kiev with My Number One. The country last year in Vienna , finishing nineteenth with Maria Elena Kiriakou’s One Last Breath.