Cyprus

Cyprus

Artist

Despina Olympiou

Song

An Me Thimasai

About Despina Olympiou

Despina Olympiou was born and raised in Limassol in Cyprus. However she studied in London where she obtained her degree in piano and music theory.

Olympiou started singing professionally in 1992 and she collaborated on stage, with great Greek performers such as Charis Alexiou, Giorgos Dalaras, Mimis Plessas, Marios Tokas, Glykeria, Demetris Mitropanos and Michalis Hadjiyiannis.

Her debut album was released in 2000 entitled Ton Mation Sou I Kalimera ( The good morning of your eyes). Her single Vale Mousiki (Put some music on) was released in 2003 and it was certified platinum. Her second album entitled Ehoume Logo (We have a reason) was released in 2004, and her third album entitled Afto Einai Agape (This is love) was released in 2005.

Her single Pes To Dynata (Say it loud) which was a great success was released in 2007 and there followed her fourth album entitled Mazi Horista (Separated together) which was certified gold.

Her album Mia Stigmi (One moment) was released at the end of 2009 with eleven songs, the music which was composed by Michalis Hadjiyiannis.

She went on tours in collaboration with top singers in the United States, Australia and Europe, singing in famous theatres and concert halls.

This year, she will participate in the Eurovision Song contest representing her country with the song An Me Thimáse (If you remember me).

Andreas Giorgallis studied music and sound engineering in London. His career begun in 1988, as a producer and sound engineer.

In 1996, Giorgallis was the composer of the song Mono Gia Mas (Only for us) performed by Constantinos Christoforou, with which Cyprus participated in the Eurovision Song Contest.

Zenon Zintillis was born in Nicosia and studied and worked in the United Kingdom

His song represented Cyprus in the Eurovision Song Context in 1998 in Birmingham as a lyricist with the song Genesis performed by Michalis Hadjiyiannis.

Despina Olympiou – An Me Thimasai

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