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Eleni Foureira

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Quick Facts

Entela Fureraj

07 March 1987

🇬🇷 Greek

National Selection
Internal selection 2018
Ellinikos Telikos 2010

In Eurovision
2018 Lisbon

Fuego (2018)


Eleni Foureira was born in Albania, but went to Greece at a very young age.
She began her career as a member of the all girl band Mystique. In 2007, they initially released a single titled “Se álli selída”, while in 2008 they released their first album entitled “Mazí”. The group’s biggest success was the song “(Min káneis pos) De thymásai”. Eventually the band was dissolved in 2010.

Eleni Foureira began her solo career shortly after. In February 2010, she took part in the Greek national final for the Eurovision Song Contest along with Manos Pyrovolakis and rapper Don’t Ask with the song “I kivotós tou Nóe”. In October of that year, she began performing in the nightclub Anodos. In December 2010, her first album, “Eleni Fouriera”, was released. She earned a platinum disc for the album. In 2011, she won two Mad Video Music awards. During the summer she participated in the “Hot Soft” tour with Kostas Martakis. She also performed with Sakis Rouvas and Onirama.

In February 2012, Eleni appeared on the single “MadWalk by Vodafone – The Fashion Music Project”. In May she performed at the Mad Video Music Awards. She won two awards. In July 2012, her second solo album released by Minos EMI entitled “Ti Poniró Mou Zitás”. In January 2013, the video clip of the song “Pio érotas pethaíneis” was released. During the winter season 2013-2014, she performed in the successful band Fever along with Vasilis Karras and Nikos Economopoulos. In April 2014, a new track titled “Vázo tin kardiá” was released, which was one of the biggest radio hits of the year. In June of that year, she released her new video clip entitled “Party Sleep Repeat (PSR)”.
During the summer of 2015 Eleni toured all over Greece, participating in many large music festivals. From October until mid-2016, she starred in the musical “Barbarella: The 80’s Musical”. On February 29, 2016, a video clip of her song “De Sou Chrostáo Agápi” was posted on YouTube, dedicated to women who experience violence. In the summer of the same year she released the song “Delicious” in collaboration with Albanian singer Imer and “Ti Koitás?” in collaboration with rapper Mike. In December of that year, she released a Christmas song and a few months after the new year, “Móno Gia Séna” came out.
In september 2017, the British rapper A.M. SNiPER, released a record called “Send For Me” in collaboration with Eleni Fouriera and rapper Afro B.
In 2018, she was able to represent Cyprus in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Fuego”. The song was one of the hot favorites to win the contest and became 2nd in the end, the best score so far for Cyprus. Shortly after the success at Eurovision, she signed a contract with the US-based record label Sony Music while also launching preparations for the Eleni Foureira international Summer Tour. She received a Mad Music Award for Best Pop Female Artist of the Year.  In august of that year, her new single “Caramela” was released. Meanwhile, “Fuego” became gold in Norway and Sweden.
On April 5, 2019, Eleni Foureira released her international collaboration with Snoop Dogg and Kaan. A month later, her first international EP “Gypsy Woman” was released via Spotify, which includes five foreign language songs: The self-titled “Gypsy Woman (La-Da-Dee)”, “El Ritmo Psicodelico”, ” Call Ya’, ‘Barcelona’ and ‘Maria’. 

At the Cyprus Super Music Awards 2019, she won two awards: “Best Female Modern” and “Best International Videoclip”. In June 2019, she performed at the Mad Video Music Awards, where she also won two awards: “Best Female Modern” and “Song Of The Year MAD Radio”. In July 2019, she released the song “Loquita” in collaboration with Claydee, and on September 3, she released the song “Another Level” with Lil Barty.

In the 2019-2020 season Eleni was on the jury of the Greek music show The Final Four. On March 3, 2020, she released the song “Yayo”, which featured rapper Kareem Kalokoh on vocals. On June 19, she released her new song, titled “Temperatura,” which was also released in Spanish. In November 2020, she announced that she was going to release a disco themed EP that contained 3 songs with the lead single “Light It Up” and the promotional single “Try Me”. In December, she participated for the 11th consecutive year in the Mad Video Music Awards where she received the awards “Best Female Modern” and “Best Duet” for the collaboration with Claydee.

In 2021, she hosted the musical reality show House Of Fame. In May 2022, she released a song “Mono esy kai ego” in collaboration with Konstantinos Argiros, while a month later it was followed by “Poki Poki”.



🇨🇾 Cyprus



Alex Papaconstantinou
Geraldo Sandell
Viktor Svensson
Anderz Wrethov

Alex Papaconstantinou
Geraldo Sandell
Viktor Svensson
Anderz Wrethov

Marlene Lindahl
Lovisa Bengtsson
Keisha von Arnold
Celia Caap
Teddy Sky

Results Semi

Points: 262
Position: 2
Running order: 19

Results Finals

Points: 436
Position: 2
Running order: 25