Four songs battled it out tonight in Ellinikόs Telikόs Eurosong 2013 in the Gazi Music Hall in Athens, for the honour of representing Greece in Europe’s Favourite TV Show, and it was Alcohol Is Free by Koza Mostra & Agathonas Iakovidis that emerged as winner.
Written by Gordon Roxburgh. Topics: Malmö , 2013 , news , Greece , national selection , ERT , winner , Koza Mostra & Agathonas Iakovidis .
Links: Official Greek Eurovision website
In a show that was packed with guest appearances from many former Eurovision acts, the main focus was which of the four songs would the five member jury and the Greek televoters pick as the song and act that would fly the flag for the country in Malmö.
Despina Vandi and Giorgos Kapoutzidis presented the final and the following songs took to the stage. (winner in bold)
One Last Kiss sung by Thomai Apergi (Music: Giorgos Gekas. Lyrics: Agis Nikolakopoulos)
Angel sung by Alex Leon featuring Giorgina (Music: Alex Leon. Lyrics: Riskykid and Alex Leon)
Alcohol Is Free sung by Koza Mostra & Agathonas Iakovidis (Music: Ilias Kozas. Lyrics: Stathis Pachidis)
Hilies Kai Mia Nychtes (A thousand and one nights) sung by Aggeliki Iliadi. (Music: Kyriakos Papadopoulos. Lyricst: Ilias Philippou)
Eurovision fans were also treated to appearances by six former winners of the Eurovision Song Contest, with Vicky Leandros, Ruslana, Elena Paparizou, Marija Serifovic, Dima Bilan and Alexander Rybak who sang along with young Greek singers, and included some familair names, such as Ivi Adamou (Cyprus 2012), Eleftheria Eleftheriou (Greece 2012), Kostas Martakis (Greek National Final 2008) and Melisses (Greek National Final 2010), as well as Demy and Vegas.
Also on stage was this year’s Cypriot entrant, Despina Olympiou who performed her entry An Me Thimase.
If you missed the show, you can watch it again on our Web Tv Player.
Do you agree with the choice of song that Greece has made for 2013?