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Cyprus: Many potential representatives | RIK has started its search for Eurovision 2025!

Cyprus is one of the countries that traditionally begins its preparations for the Eurovision Song Contest early and this year is no exception. There are many artists that have already expressed their wish, either publicly or cladestinely, to represent the nation in the upcoming Contest in Switzerland and RIK, the Cypriot broadcaster has set off the process.

Many potential candidates for the representation

A plethora of renowned and less known artists have stated their interest in representing Cyprus at Eurovision 2025.

A singer who has turned the public interest on her several times in the past regarding Eurovision and the possibility of going there, is Josephine. Besides, Eurovision is a topic that she has been discussing a lot with her label and she would love to go up to the Eurovision stage next year, waving either the greek or the cypriot flag.

Another artist who has already submitted his musical proposal to RIK for Eurovision 2025, is Biased Beast, also known as Christophoros Ilias. He has studied music and theater in New York and through his social media presence, he has made his wish to participate at Eurovision very clear.

An artist who has some Eurovision experience is Sophia Patsalides. She represented Cyprus at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2014 and she recently posted a cover of “Mon Amour” in Greek, being praised for her vocal abilities.

Lastly, Feidias is an artist who has appeared in several greek talent shows and is assigned to one of the biggest record companies in Greece. He mentions that his biggest goal is to sing at the Eurovision stage on behalf of Cyprus in every interview he gives out.

Of course, there are several other artists who may have not expressed their interest publicly, but they may have negotiated with the public broadcaster privately.


The next representative will be based in Cyprus

RIK’s team whose duties revolve around Eurovision has proved all these years that they organise their participation meticulously and plan ahead the details.

According to our exclusive information, RIK’s decision for Eurovision 2025 is to choose an artist who is based in Cyprus. After 2 years of selecting artists who are a part of Cypriot diaspora, this year their aim to give the opportunity for a native talent to shine. How will the next representative be chosen though?

Important people from the music industry and Eurovision “experts” are taking part in a focus group, which will act advisorily and will narrow down the possible candidates that the national broadcaster will choose based on the following criteria:

  • To be able to manage the demanding Eurovision stage
  • To be based in Cyprus

If everything goes according to plan, the name of the Cypriot representative will go public in the beginning of autumn. The ultimate goal is to have a song and a stage presence that will make all cypriot people proud.

Despite being one the smallest participating countries, Cyprus has managed in the last ten years to achieve dignified results, especially taking into account that countries that are bigger than Cyprus have qualified to the Grand Final fewer times.

Cyprus was represented this year by 17-year-old Silia Kapsis with “Liar” and managed to end up 15th at the Grand Final.

Who would you like to see waving the cypriot flag next May in Switzerland? Tell us in the comments!

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