It's official! Today ERT, the Greek broadcaster, has announced that Victor Vernicos will represent Greece at the Eurovision Song Contest 2023, with the song 'What They Say'.
'What They Say' is a self penned track by the talented 16-year-old.
Last month the Greek broadcaster ERT confirmed that seven acts, Antonia Kaouri and Maria Maragkou, Klavdia, Konstantina Iosifidou, Leon of Athens, Melissa Mantzoukis, Monika and Victor Vernicos, had been shortlisted to represent Greece at Eurovision 2023 in Liverpool.
The list was shortened to just three acts, Antonia Kaouri and Maria Maragkou, Melissa Mantzoukis and Victor Vernicos, vying to represent Greece.
Victor Vernicos Jorgensen is a Greek Danish singer, songwriter and producer.
He gained popularity after his song release 'Hope It’s In Heaven' at the age of just 14.
Victor was then signed to Royal Music and 25/7 Management who kick started his early career. Back in March 2022 Victor released his official debut song as a professional artist called 'Fake Club'. It received very positive response in the US with college radio stations.
The Eurovision song, 'What They Say', that Victor will be performing in Liverpool is expected to be officially 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'.
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