Friday’s Quote – Cyprus 1998

Our quote today is from the Cyprus entry of 1998. The selected entry was “Genesis” by Michalis Hatzigiannis. Mihalis was born on 5th of November 1978, in Nicosia Cyprus. He is an established singer and songwriter in both Greece and Cyprus. He has studied Music in London. He has given songs to many commercials and…

Friday’s Quote – Italy 2013

Our quote today is from the Italian entry of 2013. The selected entry was “L’ essenziale” by Marco Mengoni. Marco Mengoni was born on 25th of December 1988 in Viterbo, Italy. He is a singer and songwriter. His first step in the music industry was in 2009 when he won the third series of the…

Friday’s Quote – Greece 2016

Our quote today is from the Greek entry of 2016. The selected entry was “Utopian Land” by Argo. Argo is a greek ethnic 6-member group from Thessaloniki. Their original name was Europond but they changed it for their Eurovision participation. The members are Christina Lachana, Maria Venetikidou, Vladimiros Sofianides, Kostas Topouzis, Ilias Kesides and Alekos…

Friday’s Quote – Austria 2018

Our quote today is from the Austrian entry of 2018. The selected entry was “Nobody But You” by Cesár Sampson. Cesár Sampson was born in 18th of August 1983 in Linz, Austria. He is a singer, songwriter, dancer and model. Cesár is also a social worker and fitness worker. He started his career in 2000…

Friday’s Quote – Sweden 1989

Our quote today is from the Swedish entry of 1989. The selected entry was “En Dag” by Tommy Nilsson. Tommy Nilsson was born in 11th of March 1960 in Köping, Sweden. His full name is Erik Tommy Nilsson. Tommy participated three times to Melodifestivalen. He won at his first attempt in 1989 and represented his…

Friday’s Quote – Iceland 1999

Our quote today is from the Icelandic entry of 1999. The selected entry was “All out of luck” by Selma – the most appropriate song for Friday the 13th. Selma was born in 13th June 1974 – not a Friday 😛 – in Reykjavík, Iceland. Her full name is Selma Björnsdóttir. Selma participated two times…

Friday’s Quote – Israel 2009

Our quote today is from the Israeli entry of 2009. The selected entry was “There Must Be Another Way” by Noa and Mira Awad. Noa was born on the 23rd of June 1969, in Tel Aviv, Israel. She is known in Israel as Achinoam Nini. At the age of two, she moved with her family…

Friday’s Quote – Malta 2001

Our quote today is from the Maltese entry of 2001. The selected entry was “Another Summer Night” by Fabrizio Faniello. Fabrizio Faniello was born on the 27th of April 1981. He loved music from a young age. He had tried many times to represent his country to the contest, succeeding it two times in 2001…

Friday’s Quote – Sweden 1968

Our quote today is from the Swedish entry of 1968. The selected entry was “Det börjar verka kärlek, banne mig” by Claes-Göran Hederström. Claes-Göran Hederström was born in 20th of October 1945. He appeared for the first time in the Swedish television in 1967. One year later, he participated in the national final (Melodifestivalen) and…

Friday’s Quote – UK 2018

Our quote today is from the British entry of 2018. The selected entry was “Storm” by SuRie. SuRie was born in 18th of February 1989 as Susanna Marie Cork. She had studied music from a young age and started composing at the age of 12. In 2018, she participated in UK’s national final and won…