Last year, the process of selecting Greece’s next Eurovision act became one of the hottest races of the season, much like Cyprus’ tender for Eurovision 2021. While Greece’s ERT eventually opted for Amanda Georgiadis, Cyprus’ CyBC is get to confirm their representative. Rising Greek-American popstar Evangelia has confirmed this week that she is still awaiting a decision from the Cypriot broadcaster.
Back in October, multiple outlets had reported that Evangelia had submitted three songs to CyBC to be intention to represent Cyprus at Eurovision 2022. She had previously met with Panik Records, the label behind recent Eurovision stars Eleni Foureira and Elena Tsagrinou.
Via her Instagram story this week, she confirmed that she had indeed submitted multiple songs to CyBC, but she is still waiting for a decision from the broadcasting corporation. In response to a fan question about her candidacy, she claimed to be taking it “day by day, whatever happens, happens”.
Evangelia Psarakis is a Greek-American singer, who has become a rising star in the Greek pop scene thanks to the success of her singles “Pame Pame” and “Fotiá”. Having grown up between her grandmother’s farm in Crete and her parents’ home in New Jersey, USA, her sound is a blend of Greek folk and modern pop.
Later last year, she released a collaboration with Eleni Foureira – a Greek language version of her single “Fotiá”.
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