The act they’re relying on? Tamta, a major X Factor star in the Greek world. Here’s everything you need to know about her:
Who is Cyprus’ Eurovision 2019 entry Tamta?
Aged 38, Tamta – full name Tamta Goduadze – first found fame when she finished runner-up in the 2004 singing contest Super Idol Greece. But you know what they say: it’s never the winner of The Greek version of Pop Idol that actually becomes the most successful act in Greece and Georgia after the show: Tamta went on to release three studio albums and even a Best Of Tamta record.
Tamta then lived out the showbiz dream, becoming a mentor on both X Factor Georgia in 2014 and X Factor Greece in 2016.
The 2019 contest isn’t the first time Tamta has tried to compete in Eurovision. The singer put forward an entry in 2007, but failed to gain enough votes at the Greek national final.
What is Cyprus’ Eurovision 2019 song called?
Tamta will perform Replay at Eurovision 2019. And it’s a certified club banger.
What will Cyprus’ Eurovision 2019 song look like on stage?
Looks like Iceland’s Hatari aren’t the only BDSM band on the Eurovision stage. Judging by her rehearsal video, Tamta and her singers will perform in leather and chains.
What are the odds of Cyprus winning Eurovision 2019?
Not bad at all: Tamta is currently predicted to finished 12th by most bookies.