Jon Lilygreen

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Jon Lilygreen
Jon Lilygreen ESC 2010.jpg
Background information
Born (1987-08-04) 4 August 1987 (age 32)
Newport, Wales, United Kingdom
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
Associated actsJon Maguire, The Islanders

Jon Lilygreen (born 4 August 1987) is a Welsh singer, who along with the band The Islanders represented Cyprus in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 in Oslo, Norway, with the song "Life Looks Better in Spring" and they took the 21st place out of 39 entrants. He is also a songwriting duo along with Jon Maguire.

Early life[edit]

Lilygreen is from Newport, Wales, United Kingdom. He attended Bettws High School in Newport and then Crosskeys College, and performed at a number of Newport venues including Le Pub, Meze Lounge, Kama Lounge (Newport), Sessions at The Riverfront, and a number of times at the Celtic Manor.[1]



Year Title Album
2010 "Life Looks Better in Spring"
(with The Islanders)
Non-album single


  1. ^ Dahlander, Gustav (2010-02-08). "Spring for Cyprus in Eurovision". EBU. Retrieved 2010-02-08.

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Preceded by
Christina Metaxa
with Firefly
Cyprus in the Eurovision Song Contest
(with The Islanders)
Succeeded by
Christos Mylordos
with "San Aggelos S'agapisa"