Elena will deliver her music El Diablo! to Rotterdam (Image: Instagram)
Cyprus may have a brand new consultant at Eurovision 2021.
It has been confirmed that Elena Tsagrinou will signify Cyprus on the Eurovision Song Contest subsequent Might, along with her music El Diablo!
The 26-year-old from Athens has been within the music business since she was 14, when she reached the semi-finals of Greece Has Expertise.
After 5 years with the band OtherView, Elena went solo in 2018 and has introduced reveals like The Voice Of Greece.
El Diablo! has but to be revealed but it surely already has nice Eurovision pedigree, because it was composed by Jimmy Thornfeld, Laurell Barker, Oxa, and Thomas Stengaard – Stengaard being behind the 2013 Eurovision winner Solely Teardrops by Emmelie De Forest, and Barker penning You Obtained Me by Luca Hanni, which got here fourth in 2019.
Elena takes over from Sandro, who represented Cyprus within the cancelled 2020 contest together with his music Working.
Cyprus has by no means gained Eurovision however got here shut in 2018, when Elena Foureira’s bop Fuego got here second to Netta’s Toy.
To this point, Cyprus is the one nation to formally announce a brand new artist for 2021.
Montaigne (Australia), Vincent Bueno (Austria), Efendi (Azerbaijan), Hooverphonic (Belgium), Victoria (Bulgaria), Benny Cristo (Czech Republic), Tornike Kipiani (Georgia), Stefania (Greece), Daði og Gagnamagnið (Iceland), Eden Alane (Israel), Samanta Tina (Latvia), Future (Malta), Roxen (Romania), Senhit (San Marino), Ana Soklic (Slovenia), Blas Canto (Spain), Gjon’s Tears (Switzerland), Jeangu Macrooy (The Netherlands) and Go_A (Ukraine) have all been confirmed to return.
Nonetheless, plenty of 2020 entries have additionally confirmed they won’t be competing of their nations’ nationwide choice processes.
Croatia’s Damir Kedžo, Finland’s Askel, Denmark’s Ben & Tan, Portugal’s Elisa, Norway’s Ulrikke, France’s Tom Leeb and Germany’s Ben Dolic have all opted out.
The Eurovision grand closing is about to happen on Might 22 2021 in Rotterdam.