Cyprus: First auditions of Eurovision Song Project aired

Eurovision Song Project

The first three auditions out of seven have been aired in Cyprus over the past few weeks and the first 13 qualifiers have been picked by the jurors. It is required that at least three jurors will vote for ‘yes’ to qualify for Eurochallenge which is the next stage of the race. In total, 55 singers will take part in the auditions and 20 of them will eventually qualify.

The jury panel consists of Despina Olympiou (2013), Alex Panayi (1995, 2000), Elena Patroklou (1991) and Tasos Tryfonos.

The qualifiers of each show are bolded below. Each singer performed a former Eurovision entry in addition to their own songs.

Audition #1

  • Eva Diva – Come And Fight For Freedom
  • Nicolas Levendis – Chlomi Selini
  • Emily Haralambous – Right In
  • Nicolas Mavromichalis – Ena Kafe Mazi
  • Christodoula Tsaggara – Kori Tis Mesogeiou
  • Ifigeneia Loukaedou feat. Lyrical Eye – Remember My Eye
  • Charalampous “Luna” Iosif –I Wanna Dance (I Say Tempo)
  • Elena Kousi – Just Another Girl
  • Maria Evangelou – Still

Audition #2

  • Christina Tselepou – In These Arms
  • Valence – Scared
  • Charalampous “Luna” Iosif – Call For Me
  • Lady Ava – The Key Is Love
  • Pieros Kezou – Said it All Before
  • Kostas Archontous- Steko Akoma
  • Maria Moskofian and Christiana Chatziiordanous – Sailing Ships, Pirates And Dragons
  • Ioanna Protopapa – Beat Of My Heart

Audition #3

  • Eleni Irakleous – Dawn
  • Eleonora – Heaven On Earth
  • Anastasia Liberos – Unicorn
  • Doody – Magic
  • Evagoras Evagorou – Horevo Mambo
  • Charis Savva & Nearchos Evaggelou – Dila Den Agapo
  • Christina Papaioannou – You Can’t Stop Love
  • Lady Ava – The Key Is Love
  • Stalo Patsia ft. DJ Kypros Karaviotis & Marios Christoforou – My Aura Is Bright
  • Christos Rialas – Mine

Next audition airs on Sunday. The two Eurochallenge -shows will be broadcast on January 18th and 25th. Eventually only six of them will compete in the national final on February 1st where the winner is chosen by the audience together with the jury (50/50%).