2000 and Whatever – Cyprus

We may not get to see our 2020 favourites take to the stage, but that doesn’t mean we can’t reminisce on our Eurovision favourites. This series is aimed to discover the team’s favourite entries from the 21st century, from 2001 to 2019.

In collaboration with Eurovision Union, we will be reviewing some of their 21st Century favourites, while over on their site, you will find their reviews of our favourites!

Below our reviews, you will find a poll where you can vote for your favourite Eurovision entry from the 21st Century.

Cyprus

Dennis Reviews Anita’s 21st Century Favourite 

Minus One – Alter Ego | 21st place, 96 points (Final)

Bring on the guitars! Yes, I know for the real rock-lovers, this tune is probably a bit too slick and commercial. Therefore it might not have scored as well in the final, as hoped. It lacked some genuinity and appeared to be focussed a bit too much on being suitable for Eurovision. That being said, I am a Eurovision fan, so I can really appreciate this song and know it word by word. It is still on my playlist, which is not the case for all the 2016-songs. Time to admit: Personally I still like this song. 

Brandon Reviews Joshua’s 21st Century Favourite

Eleni Foureira – Fuego | 2nd place, 436 points (FInal)

Was so torn to pick this or Stronger Every Minute. Anyways, Fuego is incredible! Should’ve won in my opinion. She is an icon that has the whole package. The song is a meme of itself. When you reach that level of iconic, then you know it’s a song that will remain a Eurovision treasure.

What does the Eurovision Union team think of our 21st Century favourites? Make sure to head over to eurovisionunion.com to find out!

Vote for your favourite entry from Cyprus below:

 

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