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Three hopefuls to compete for Greek nomination


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Posted 27 Febuary, 2008, 12:31

Each participant will sing one song. A jury and televoters will decide who will represent Greece at the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest.
  • Chrispa - A Chance To Love
  • Kostas Martakis - Always & Forever
  • Kalomoira - Secret Combination
Who are the participants in this year's Greek final? The 22-year old Chryspa released her debut album at the age of 18. In the past years, she released four more albums - the latest one last October.
Kostas Martakis is 23 years old. He started his career as a model and took part in Dream Show, a TV reality show. He has released one CD, Anatropi. Lately he represented Greece in the New Wave Festival where he finished in a joint 4th position.
New York-born Kalomoira Saranti, better known as Kalomoira, is 22 years old. She was the winner in the popular talent show Fame Story in 2004. Her debut album, Kalomoira, became gold. Kalomoira appeared in one of the longest running soap operas in Greece, before hosting a morning show. Her last album appeared in 2005.
Art director of tonight's show is Fokas Evaggelinos, who also had the artistic lead at the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest in Athens.
The final will be hosted by the sisters Betty and Mathilde Maggira.
Other 2008 Eurovision Song Contest participants have been invited to sing their songs for Belgrade as well. Elnur and Samir from Azerbaijan, Nico and Vlad Miritsa from Romania, Rebeka Dremelj from Slovenia and Evdokia Kadi from Cyprus will perform. Last year's Greek representative Sarbel will also sing his 2007 entry Yassou Maria.
Greece has been successful over the past years - in 2005, Greece won the contest thanks to Helena Paparizou, her team and My Number One, in 2006 and 2007 Greek representatives finished top-10.

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