News Local Tamta to represent Cyprus at Eurovision

Tamta to represent Cyprus at Eurovision

Greek singer Tamta has been confirmed as the second singer to participate in Eurovision 2019.

Tamta will represent Cyprus in the contest which will take place in Tel Aviv between May 14-18.

She will participate with the song “Replay” written by Alex Papaconstantinou.

Tamta was born and raised in Georgia, but moved to Greece aged 21. There, she took part in the reality show Greek Idol, finishing in 2nd place.

With 4 studio albums and multiple top ten hits, Tamta is one of the most successful and influential artists in the Greek pop music industry.

She’s been a judge on X Factor Georgia and X Factor Greece, and starred in musicals such as Rent and Cabaret.

Eurovision 2018 was won by Israeli artist Netta with the song “TOY”. Cyprus finished in its best ever place, as Eleni Foureira secured second place with the song “Fuego.”

Top Stories

Puppy with green fur born in Sardinia

Pistachio, a puppy who was born with green fur, is seen on the day he was born on a farm on the island of...

Masks in Cyprus mandatory for all in outdoor public spaces as of Friday

Masks in Cyprus are mandatory in all outdoor public spaces - in addition to indoors - for all over the age of 12 as...

Cyprus remains on UK’s “green” travel list despite rising covid cases

Cyprus has remained in the UK Government’s “green” Travel Corridors list despite a rise in coronavirus cases on the island. This means that travellers from...

In final Trump-Biden showdown, less chaos but plenty of clashes

U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden offered sharply contrasting views on the still-raging coronavirus pandemic at Thursday's final presidential debate, seeking...

Mainly fine on Friday, 32 C inland

Mainly fine on Friday with local cloud developing in the afternoon inland and in the mountains. Winds will be light to moderate, force 3 to...

Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...