Six years are completed tomorrow from the tragic death of Pantelis Pantelidis, who passed away at the age of 33.
On the morning of Thursday, February 18, 2016, the popular singer lost control of the car he was driving, which as a result crashed into the protective bars of Elliniko road.
Frosso Kyriakou and Mina Arnaouti were riding in the jeep with the singer.
Pantelidis’ six year memorial service was held on Thursday in his neighborhood of in Nea Ionia in Agios Spyridon Church.
The memorial service was held between close family circle.
The beloved singer worked in the Hellenic Navy as a non-commissioned officer.
However, he later abandoned a military career to pursue music instead, despite being self-taught musician.
Pantelidis became well known through his music videos on YouTube, with his original song, Den Tairiazete Sou Lew, accompanied by his self-taught acoustic guitar playing reaching over 1 million views in a short period of time.
The video led to a contract with a popular Greek Record company and in 2012, his debut album went double-platinum.
In the Autumn of 2013, he won the MAD Video Music Award for Best New Artist.
Pantelidis released four albums with great commercial success and collaborated with numerous Greek artists, such as Vasilis Karras, Despina Vandi and others.
He won three awards at the MAD Video Music Awards, an annual award show in Greece, his first being in 2013 as “best new artist,” followed up in 2015 as “best Greek male singer,” and again “best Greek Male Singer” in 2016, after his death.
His close family and friends accepted the award on his behalf.
On February 18, 2017, one year after the beloved singer death, an unpublished demo song was released Karavia Sto Vitho.
On October 27, 2017, Tha Zo, another unpublished song of the artist was released.
On December 1, 2017, Na Se Kala, his final unpublished song was released.
Within one month, it had been viewed 6.000.000+ times.