GREECE – With the confirmation of the Greek participation in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, various hopefuls start to express their wish to represent the country in Lisbon. Well don’t expect miracles and big names such Anna Vissi and Sakis Rouvas but modern and new wave artists. Today the Greek soap opera hosts the wish of Areti Ketime.
Ketime was born and raised in Athens, Greece. She started learning santoor at the age of 6, from Aristidis Moschos and Belorussian Aggelina Tkatseva. At the age of 15 (in 2005), she became a professional performer.
Speaking to regional press, Areti’s producer confirmed the rumours that the singer is preparing a proposal for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest saying that they are exploring Eurovision potentials for long time and at some point Areti deserves to go! So this year we will submit a proposal and fight for it. The song is bilingual with intense ethnic elements.
He also revealed the team behind the song plus the backing singer. Don’t worry you know none of them. The 27 year old singer is officially entering the race for Lisbon although the song has not yet submitted to ERT.