Category Archives: Greece

378 Pia Prosefhi – Elina Konstantopoulou (Greece, 1995)

The Greeks have been among the biggest beneficiaries of the decision to allow entries in any language. Before the relaxation of the rule in 1999 their highest placing had been 5th in 1977 (Mathima Solfège). Greece skipped the 1999 and 2000 contests … Continue reading

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404 Everything – Anna Vissi (Greece, 2006)

Two sets of sisters have solo entries in the Top 500: the Aspelunds (see No 417) from Finland, and the Greek-Cypriot Vissi sisters. First up for the Vissis was older sister Lia (see No. 406), two places higher is the first appearance from her younger … Continue reading

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468 One Last Breath – Maria Elena Kyriakou (Greece, 2015)

TV talent shows have yielded four entries in the countdown so far: Spain’s Operación Triunfo (see No. 494 & No. 489), the UK’s X Factor (No. 482) and The Voice of Turkey (No. 478). Next up is another winner of … Continue reading

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474 My Number One – Helena Paparizou (Greece, 2005)

Greece first competed in Eurovision in 1974, notching up a series of unspectacular results: in the 27 years to 2000 they only just scraped into the Top 5 on two occasions. However, since the turn of the millennium, it’s been an entirely … Continue reading

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