Its finally official! Today ERT, the Greek broadcaster, has announced that Amanda Tenfjord will represent Greece at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022.
Last month the Greek broadcaster ERT confirmed five artists, Amanda Tenfjord, good job nicky, Joanna Drigo, Ilias Kozas and Lou is, had been shortlisted to represent Greece at Eurovision 2022 in Turin.
The artist announcement was made by Greece's Eurovision 2021 representative Stefania on ERT's Studio4ERT program.
Amanda Georgiadi, who goes by the stage name, Amanda Tenfjord, is a 24-year-old singer and song-writer who lived in Ioannina, Greece, until she was three-years-old. Amanda and her family later moved to Norway where they lived in Tenfjord, hence her stage name.
Her debut EP, 'First Impression', was released back in 2018 to great reviews. In 2021 Amanda released the EP 'Miss the Way You Missed Me' in 2021. The single from the EP 'Then I Fell In Love', released in November 2020, charted in Norway's Top 10 singles charts for over 20 weeks.
Her June 2019 song release, 'Troubled Water', was included in a Netflix TV drama series 'Spinning Out' where a figure skating Olympic hopeful struggles to balance love, family and fragile mental health as her dream of winning takes a dizzying hold.
Amanda is currently studying medicine to be a doctor while pursuing a career in music. She is doing her placement in a hospital for COVID-19 patients.
Her most recent release is a collaboration with Thomas Dybdahl, 'Promises'.
The Eurovision song Amanda will be performing in Turin will be revealed at a later date.
Greece made their Eurovision debut in 1974. Over the decades they had various degrees of success until 2001 when Greece finished in third place with Antique’s '(I Would) Die For You' and then on managed to stay in the top 10 for most of the decade and also won the Contest for the first time in 2005 with Helena Paparizou’s 'My Number One'.