The first contestant of the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 has been internally selected by the Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation (CyBC). Ivi Adamou won the Cypriot ticket to Baku and will get the chance to represent the Eastern Mediterranean country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2012.
Cyprus is the first country to announce their representative for the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan. Popular singer Ivi Adamou was selected internally by the Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation CyBC to perform on the Eurovision stage. The singer will sing 3 songs on the New Year’s Ever (December 31st) and a jury along with the public will decide the outcome. So far it is known that authors of the songs can be from any country of the European Union.
Ivi Adamou is a popular Cypriot singer who rose to fame after participating in the Greek version of the X Factor show where she placed 8th. During her participation in the show she was mentored by Cypriot composer Giorgos Theofanous who signed the music for his country's Eurovision entries in 1992, 1994 and 2002.
More details about the song selection for Ivi Adamou will be revealed soon by the CyBC. Stay tuned!