Cyprus in the Eurovision Song Contest 1999

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Eurovision Song Contest 1999
Country  Cyprus
National selection
Selection process National final
Selection date(s) 9 February 1999
Selected entrant Marlen Angelidou
Selected song "Tha 'Ne Erotas"
Finals performance
Final result 22nd, 2 points
Cyprus in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1998 1999 2000►

Cyprus and the Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation (CyBC) chose to host a national final to select their entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 1999 with the winner being chosen an "expert" jury. Marlen Angelidou was chosen with "Tha 'Nai Erotas" and placed 22nd at Eurovision.

National final[edit]

The Cypriot national final took place on 9 February 1999 at the Monte Caputo Nightclub in Limassol, hosted by Loukas Hamatsos. Nine songs competed, with the winning song chosen solely by an "expert" jury, one of whom was Thanos Kalliris, who had represented Greece in 1987 as part of Bang.

The winner of the final was Marlen Angelidou with "Tha 'Ne Erotas".

National final - 7 February 1999
Draw Artist Song Points Place
1 Marlen Angelidou "Tha 'Ne Erotas" 225 1
2 Riana Athanasiou "Moni" 107 7
3 Elena Tsolaki "Aspro Feggari" 116 5
4 Christina Saranti "Adeio Feggari" 102 8
5 Stelios Constantas "Methysmeno Feggari" 125 4
6 Giorgos Stamataris "Maria" 143 3
7 Lucas Christodolou "An Gyriseis" 113 6
8 Giorgos Gavriel "Pios Erotas Glykos" 88 9
9 Demos Beke "Tha Sou Edina Oli Mou Ti Zoi" 178 2

At Eurovision[edit]

Marlain performed 14th on the night of the contest, held in Jerusalem, Israel on 29 May 1999. Cyprus followed Iceland's entry, Selma with "All Out Of Luck", and preceded Sweden's entry, Charlotte Nilsson with "Take Me to Your Heaven". Despite being a favourite to win it only received 2 points, all from United Kingdom, placing 22nd in a field of 23, beating only Spain.

Points awarded by Cyprus[edit]


12 points  Iceland
10 points  Israel
8 points  Denmark
7 points  Norway
6 points  Sweden
5 points  Lithuania
4 points  United Kingdom
3 points  Malta
2 points  Croatia
1 point  Austria

Points awarded to Cyprus[edit]

Points awarded to Cyprus (Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

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