Born in Albania as Entela Fureraj, Eleni has lived in Greece from an early age, and started her musical career as one third of the Greek girl group Mystique in 2007.
Since the group disbanded in 2009, there’s been no doubt who the breakout star has been: Eleni has been dubbed “The Queen of Pop”, released four studio albums, and appeared as a judge on the Greek version of reality show So You Think You Can Dance.
It’s been a long road to Eurovision for the 31-year-old, who has tried unsuccessfully to represent Greece at the contest on several occasions. If she does well with Cyprus, perhaps the Greeks will find themselves rueing a missed opportunity…
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