Artist Profile: Cyprus 2019 – Tamta

Cyprus 2019
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Cyprus will be represented by Tamta in this year’s Eurovision. Tamta was born in Tbilisi, Georgia on 10th of January 1981. Her full name is Tamta Goduadze. She married when she was fourteen years old and shortly after gave birth to her daughter. After graduating from the University of Tbilisi she divorced and moved to Greece with her daughter, where her mother and brother lived.

The first years in Greece was difficult, but things changed when she auditioned for the Greek music show “Super Idol”, in 2003. On Super “Idol” Tamta managed to reach the final where she placed second. A very successful career followed. In 2006 she released her first album titled “Tamta”. In the repackaged edition of which she collaborated with 2006 Romanian representative Mihai Tristariu.

In 2007 she took part in the Greek national for Eurovision with the song “With Love”. Sadly she didn’t win. The same year released her second album and in 2010 her third. Except for being a talented singer, she is also an amazing actress and host. She has given her voice in one kids’ movie and guest starred in a couple of greek tv shows. She also co-hosted a fashion show. Many times her songs were used in commercials. Tamta is also the face of many campaigns.

Tamta was a jury member of both Greek and Georgian versions of the music reality show “The X-Factor”. Her entry “Replay” is co-composed by Alex P., who also co-composed

“Fuego” last year. Cyprus competes in the first half of the first semifinal.

What do you think about the song? Is it going to give the country its first win? Write your thoughts on the comment box below.

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