On the lead up to the 2021 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, which is been held in Paris, we are looking back at all the countries to have participated in the Contest and their histories – past and present. Today we are start Cyprus’ story.
Cyprus debuted at the 2003 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, in Copenhagen, Denmark. Theodora Rafti participated with “Mia efhi”, finishing in 14th place and 16 points.
Marios Tofi represented Cyprus at the 2004 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, in Lillehammer, Norway. He participated with “Oneira”, finishing in 8th place (their best position) and 61 points.
After a one year wait due to disqualification, Cyprus returned to the 2006 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, in Bucharest, Romania. Louis Panagiotou & Christina Christofi participated with “Agoria koritsia”, finishing in 8th place (their best position) and 58 points.
Yiorgos Ioannides represented Cyprus at the 2007 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He participated with “Kapou berdeftika”, finishing in 14th and last place and 29 points.
Elena Mannouri & Charis Savva represented Cyprus at the 2008 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, in Limassol, Cyprus. They participated with “Gioupi gia!”, finishing in 10th place and 46 points.
We will be back tomorrow with the second and final part of Cyprus’ Junior Eurovision story. Let us know what you think about Cyprus and the Junior Eurovision Song Contest – either in the comments below or on our FACEBOOK and TWITTER pages.
Author: Richard Taylor
Source: Eurovision Ireland