NICOSIA - CyBC has announced that Despina Olympiou will represent Cyprus at the Eurovision Song Contest in Malmo, Sweden, on May, 14, 16 and 18.
Olympiou was born in Limassol and studied piano and theory of music at Trinity College in London. She started singing professionally in Cyprus and continues her career in Athens where she collaborates with a number of well-known artists. She has received gold and platinum discs.
The composer of the song is Andreas Georgallis and lyricist is Zeno Zintilis.
The song, which is a ballad with lyrics in Greek, will be presented to the public on CyBC television and radio in mid February.