🇬🇷 Greece: Stefania Revealed As Eurovision 2022 Spokesperson

ERT, the Greek national broadcaster, has revealed that Stefania will be the Greek spokesperson for the Eurovision Song Contest.

Stefania Liberakakis, known simply as Stefania, will reveal the points of the Greek jury during the Grand Final of Eurovision 2022. Stefania is no stranger to the Eurovision stage. In 2016, she represented the Netherlands in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest as part of the group Kisses. They finished 8th with “Kisses and Dancin”. She later represented Greece at Eurovision 2021 with “Last Dance”. She finished 10th in the final with “Last Dance”, giving Greece their first top 10 finish since 2013.

The following countries have also announced their spokespersons for Eurovision 2022:

Representing Greece at this year’s contest is Amanda Georgiadi Tenfjord.

Who is Amanda Georgiadi Tenjford?

Amanda Georgiadi Tenfjord was born to a Norwegian mother and a Greek father in Ålesund in western Norway on January 9 1997. She spent her first years in Ioannina in northwestern Greece, before she and her family moved back to Norway and settled in Tennfjord in the west of the country. One of her classmates in school was internationally successful singer Sigrid, who convinced her to pursue music. In 2015, Amanda moved to Trondheim in central Norway to study medicine at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. In 2019, she put her studies on hold to focus on music.

In 2016, Amanda took part in the Norwegian music competition The Stream, where she placed in the Top 30.  She has released two EPs to date; “First Impression” (2018) and “Miss the Way You Missed Me” (2021). She has also performed at the music festival Trondheim Calling and has toured with the Norwegian band Highasakite.

Image Source: Andres Putting | Source: Eurovision ERT

Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest

Greece debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974 when they were represented by Marinella and the song “Krasi, thalassa kai t’agori mou” which finished in 11th place with 7 points. Three years later Greece earned their first top 5 finish with Paschalis, Marianna, Robert, and Bessy who finished in 5th place with “Mathima solfege”. In 2001 Greece achieved their first top 3 result with Antique and the song “I Would Die For You”. The song became a European hit and charted across the continent. In 2005 Helena Paparizou returned to the Eurovision stage as a solo artist and brought Greece their first, and to date only, victory. Her song “My Number One” won with 230 points, beating runners-up Malta by 38 points.

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