‘La La La La’ the Cypriot National selection starts rehearsals for their Eurovision 2015 selection. The recorded audition shows are being rehearsed and recorded as we speak with the first one scheduled to be broadcast on December 7th.
Nicosia is the place to be as CyBC (Cypriot National Broadcaster) have started their extensive search to find their first winner at Eurovision.
Antri Karantoni is entrusted with hosting the Cypriot national selection. Over the course of the audition stage 60 acts will showcase their talents to the expert panel – Alex Panayi, Despina Olympiou, Elena Patroklou and Tasos Trifonos.
Christer Bjorkman and Dimitris Kontopoulos will then join the jury panel during the ‘Eurochallenge’ and finally Bruno Berberes will join the judges for the Grand Final.
Cypriot national selection process
- 7 televised audition shows – 60 acts.
- 2 televised Eurochallenge shows – 20 acts will contest.
- Grand final show – 6 acts will compete to represent Cyprus in Vienna.
The Grand Final is scheduled for February 1st and will be decided via a 50/50 public-jury vote.
The Cypriot Eurovision selection has garnered a lot of interest from Cypriots from across Europe and beyond. LGR (London Greek Radio) has been covering the Cypriot/British interest in the contest. Read some of the profiles of the potential winners of the Cypriot selection here.
With the success of Cyprus in their return to the recent Junior Eurovision song Contest with an amazing song and the vast National Selection process for Eurovision 2015 – Cyprus are back in a big way and long may it last – BRAVO Cyprus.
Author/Editor in Chief Garrett Mulhall
Source : CyBC