Greece’s national broadcaster ERT, is set to premiere the country’s 2022 Eurovision entry performed by Amanda Georgiadi (Amanda Tenfjord) tomorrow, Thursday 10 March, at 15:00 CET.
Amanda Tenfjord will represent Greece at the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest in Turin, Italy. The multi facetted young artist was selected by a ERT’s special seven member Evaluation Committee after listening to the 40 submitted entries by 26 acts.
Amanda is a Greek girl with a remarkable career already in music and television with many distinctions, mainly in the Nordic countries. She has composed her own Eurovision entry along with Bjorn Helgen.
Amanda Georgiadis lives in Norway and is of Greek heritage. She was born in Tenfjord in Norway, and that is where her artist name comes from. The first years of her life she lived in Greece before she moved back to Norway.
Amanda has been a fan of Eurovision for many years:
“I have watched Eurovision every year since I was a child. We had a tradition at home where we always invited lots of friends and made a real party with Greek food and great cheering. Also, everyone had their own scorecard and gave points to all the songs, says
Amanda and continues:
” I’m really looking forward to participate, but I’m a bit scared too. This is incredibly big!”
Greece in Eurovision
Greece debuted at the Eurovision in 1974 and has won the event once in 2005 when Helena Paparizou stormed to victory in Kyiv with her mega hit ‘ My Number One‘.
Greece enjoyed its golden era at the Eurovision Song Contest from 2004-2013, achieving 9 top 10 placings in the Grand Final, including its 2005 victory. The Mediterranean country has partaken 41 times in our favorite televisision show.
In 2021 Stefania represented Greece at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest with her entry ‘Last Dance‘, achieving a 10th place in the Grand Final in Rotterdam.
Cover Photo: ERT