Cyprus in the Eurovision Song Contest 2006

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Eurovision Song Contest 2006
Country  Cyprus
National selection
Selection process A Song for Europe
Selection date(s) Semi-finals
February 11, 2006
February 12, 2006
Final
February 22, 2006
Selected entrant Annet Artani
Selected song "Why Angels Cry"
Finals performance
Semi-final result Failed to qualify (15th)
Cyprus in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄2005 2006 2007►

Cyprus participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 with "Why Angels Cry" performed by Annet Artani. The song placed 15th in the semi-final with 57 points and therefore did not qualify for the final.

A Song for Europe[edit]

A Song for Europe, the Cypriot national final, consisted of two semi-finals held on February 11 and February 12, 2006 with a final held on February 22, 2006. Each semi-final had ten contestants, five of which were selected by regional televoting to continue to the final. At the final, held in CyBC studios and hosted by Alex Michael & Christina Marouchou, the winning contestant was once again chosen by televoting.[1] Annet Artani won the final with the song "Why Angels Cry" written by Petros Yiannaki.

Semi-final 1, 11 February 2006[edit]

Draw Song Singer
1 Love On The Weekend Andreas Konstatinidis
2 I’m A Fighter Marina Solonos
3 Invincible Eleni Paris
4 Just Your Smile Eleni Andreou
5 Just A Dance Irini Athanassiou
6 If You Asked Me To Lie Giorgos Gavriel
7 I Need You To Need Me Liana
8 When I See You Dreamin' Lizzi Marcroft
9 Funky Nick Nikolaou & Vicky Anastassiou
10 Why Angels Cry Annet Artani

Semi-final 2, 12 February[edit]

Draw Song Singer
1 Play That Melody to Me Eleftheria feat. Maria Zorli
2 Lost In Love Marina Solonos
3 Land of Yesterday Evagoras Evagorou & Chrisi Antreou
4 Night's Shadows Theodoti Alexandrou
5 Congratulations Marios Tofi
6 Everytime I Close My Eyes Constantinos Andronikou
7 We All Are Heroes Patrick Babak
8 To S'agapo Antonis Poorkou & Helena Georgiou
9 After You Valanto Trifonos
10 Don't Crack Now Eleni Paris

Result of National final[edit]

Draw Song Singer Points[1] Place
1 Play That Melody to Me Eleftheria featuring Maria Zorli 32 7th
2 I’m A Fighter Marina Solonos 23 9th
3 Why Angels Cry Annet Artani 51 1st
4 Land of Yesterday Evagoras Evagorou & Chrisi Antreou 44 3rd
5 Love on the Weekend Andreas Konstantinidis 35 5th
6 Congratulations Marios Tofi 46 2nd
7 Everytime I Close My Eyes Constantinos Andronikou 25 8th
8 Just Your Smile Eleni Andreou 17 10th
9 Funky Nick Nikolaou & Vicky Anastassiou 34 6th
10 After You Valanto Trifonos 41 4th

At Eurovision[edit]

At the Eurovision semi-final, she came 15th in the semifinal with 57 points, and therefore failed to reach the final.

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bakker, Sietse (2006-02-22). "Annette Artani to represent Cyprus in Athens". ESCToday. Retrieved 2008-09-01. 

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