GREECE – While everyone in Greece awaits the day when ERT will announce Good Job Nicky as the 2022 Greek representative for Eurovision 2022, two former Eurostars who were absent from the Greek music scene and TV are back tonight.
We are talking about the 2007 and 2011 Greek entrants, Sarbel and George Alkaios, respectively. Sarbel who recently decided to return to Greece appeared on the J2US show (27/11) while at the same timezone Yorgos Alkaios (4/12) appeared in the weekly recorded music show of MEGA CHANNEL.
Sarbel Michael Maronitis known professionally as Sarbel, is a British-Cypriot pop singer. He is well known in Cyprus, Greece and parts of the Arab world for his debut single, “Se Pira Sovara” [ Greek: ‘I’ve just taken you seriously’], and his subsequent albums Parakseno sinesthima [‘Strange feeling’], Sahara and Kati san esena [‘Something reminiscent of you’]. Ηe represented Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 with “Yassou Maria”, placed 7th in the Final.
George Alkaios is a Greek recording artist. His career began in 1989 after appearing on a Greek reality show. Following a brief period of stage acting, Alkaios dedicated himself to music. His first single, “Ti Ti”, made him popular in Greece. His distinctive musical style fuses Greek and Oriental elements with modern pop music. To date, he has been certified with 5 platinum and 9 gold albums. Alkaios represented Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 with the song “OPA”, and placed 8th in the Final.
George Alkaios gave an interview to the show “Mega Star” and Antonis Dimitriadis, where he referred to his 11 years of absence from music, his involvement with modern forms of music promotion, his new artistic designs (yes, he is preparing a new album, with 32 musicians from all over the world and the title “Mosaique”!), the record companies, the situation in Greece all these years.
What did he say about Eurovision? “It would be great fun to go now because then I did not know what I would face, while now I know.” At that point his presenter suggested he go as a consultant…
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