Cyprus at Eurovision 2013

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Cyprus at Eurovision 2013


Despina Olympiou will sing for Cyprus at Eurovision 2013


The singer is one of the strongest cards of Cyprus and officials consider it a person can enter the battle and make a big success. The singer really wanted to participate in this contest, as it is an opportunity for her to show her talent.

Despina Olympiou will travel to Sweden having at the baggage a song with the music written by the Cypriot composer Andrew Giorgali and lyrics by Zenon Zintili.

The two creators of the song is familiar to Eurovision. The first was found in 1996 in competition with Konstantinos Christoforou and the song "Mono gia mas", while the lyricist had gone in 1998 with Michalis Hatzigiannis, with «Genesis». The singer entered the studio and with their two creators puts the finishing touches. According to information from moment to moment is expected to be officially announced its participation and the song by the CYBC.

A few days ago announced officially the representative of Cyprus and while it was almost certain that this will be the purses with Tryphon song by Michalis Hatzigiannis. As shown, both as Michalis Hatzigiannis and Tryphon decided to leave for unknown reasons.

Regarding the artistic path so far Despina Olympian in song, to remember that he was born in 1975 and raised in Limassol, Cyprus, where she made her first steps in amateur singing. Referred to as Dena Olympian. He studied at Trinity College of London, where he studied piano and music theory. He started singing professionally in Cyprus in 1992. After one year he came to Athens and the first professional collaboration was with John Parian.

Despina has collaborated with many artists in the area of ​​Greek music, like Haris Alexiou, Manolis Lidakis, Dimitris Mitropanos Pantelis Thalassinos Kostas Macedon, Mimis Plessas, Marios Tokas, Thanasis Polikandriotis, Katerina Kouka, Malcolm Andrew, Anastasia Moutsatsou and Mihalis Hatzigiannis. It first appeared in the music album of George Sarris "blame the unsympathetic times" with the song "The cradle us," which she sang with him. He also participated in the album "We Greeks" with the song "For garbage collectors and fellow" and the single «Put music," music by himself and lyrics by Eleana Vrachali.

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