Eric Papilaya

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Eric Papilaya
Amadeus Austrian Music Award 2009, Eric Papilaya.jpg
Background information
Birth name Eric Papilaya
Also known as Ric
Born (1978-06-09) 9 June 1978 (age 40)
Origin Laakirchen, Upper Austria, Austria
Genres Rock
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 2007–present (singer)
Labels Universal Music

Eric Papilaya (born 9 June 1978 in Vöcklabruck, Upper Austria) is a singer from Austria who represented his home country in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 in Helsinki, Finland. He performed the song "Get A Life - Get Alive",[1] but was eliminated in semi-finals. Before he participated in Starmania, where he reached a top-5 position. He is of mixed Indonesian-Austrian ancestry. He performed during the final of Miss Earth 2015, held in Vienna.


  1. ^ Roberts, Andy (2009-06-30). Flying the Flag: The United Kingdom in Eurovision a Celebration and Contemplation. AuthorHouse. pp. 129–. ISBN 9781438956428. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 

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Preceded by
Global Kryner
Austria in the Eurovision Song Contest
Succeeded by
Nadine Beiler