Cyprus in the Eurovision Song Contest 2004

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Eurovision Song Contest 2004
Country  Cyprus
National selection
Selection process National Final
Selection date(s) Spring 2004
Selected entrant Lisa Andreas
Selected song "Stronger Every Minute"
Finals performance
Semi-final result Qualified (5th, 149 points)
Final result 5th, 170 points
Cyprus in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄2003 2004 2005►

Cyprus was represented by Lisa Andreas and the song "Stronger Every Minute", with music and English lyric by Mike Connaris, and Greek lyric by Matheson Bayley and Andrew Adams. The Cypriot National Final was held on February 17, 2004, hosted by Loukas Hamatsos who participated in the 1990 and 1993 Cypriot finals,with the winner being chosen by an "expert" jury (40%) and televoting (60%).On January 25, an internal jury selected 10 songs that made it to the final.

At Eurovision[edit]

For the Eurovision Song Contest 2004, a semi-final round was introduced in order to accommodate the influx of nations that wanted to compete in the contest.Because Cyprus placed 20th at the 2003 contest, Lisa was forced to compete in the first Eurovision semi-final, held on 12 May 2004.She performed 14th, following Albania and preceding Macedonia Cyprus qualified to the final, placing 5th in the semi-final and scoring 149 points.In the final, country performed 21st,following UK and preceding Turkey and placed 5th in the final, scoring 170 points.Meaning that Cyprus automatically qualified for the final in the 2005 contest.

Points Awarded by Cyprus[edit]

Points Awarded to Cyprus[edit]

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