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Eleni Foureira represents Cyprus at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest
Eleni Foureira represents Cyprus at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest

Destination Lisbon (#22): Meet Eleni Foureira from Cyprus

In the 22nd part of 'Destination Lisbon', our feature counting down to the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, we get to know Eleni Foureira, who will represent Cyprus with the song 'Fuego'.

Pop singer and actress Eleni Foureira was born in 1987 in Albania. She started her solo career in 2010 with the release of her first album. Dubbed the 'Queen of Pop', the singer has had several successes in both Greece and Cyprus.

Eleni's song Chica Bomb, a collaboration with Dan Balan, became a summer hit in 2010. In 2014 Eleni appeared at the Mad Video Music Awards alongside J Balvin, singer of the hit Tranquila, which has over 400,000,000 views on YouTube.  

In recent years Eleni has released singles in both Greek and English. In 2017 she scored an international hit with the song Send For Me, a collaboration with successful producer and rapper A.M. SNiPE.

Beyond her musical career, for which she has toured extensively in Greece, Cyprus and the Balkan, Eleni has also been a judge on the Greek version of So You Think You Can Dance and worked in the fashion industry.

Mid March, Eleni travelled to Lisbon to record her postcard video:

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Elenia Foureira will perform Fuego for Cyprus in the first Semi-Final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest on the 8th of May.

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