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Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest 2003 (Ένα τραγούδι για την Ευρώπη)

Created by Iulia Bac on 21 May 2022
Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest 2003 (Ένα τραγούδι για την Ευρώπη)

Greece competed in the Eurovision Song Contest 2003, held on 24 May 2003 at the Skonto Hall in Riga, Latvia. The Greek broadcaster Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation (ERT) organised a public selection process entitled Ena tragoudi gia tin Evropi (Ένα τραγούδι για την Ευρώπη; "A song for Europe") to determine its entry for the contest. Held on 26 February 2003 in Athens, the event saw 10 songs compete to be the Greek entry; the results were determined by a combination of jury, SMS and televoting. Singer Mando with the song "Never Let You Go" received the most votes and was selected to represent the nation. The song was written by Mando and Terry Siganos.

To promote the entry, a music video and five track CD single for the song were released and Mando made appearances at events in Cyprus, Croatia and Malta, as well as at Mediterranean party in Riga in the lead up to the contest. "Never Let You Go" was performed 17th at the international contest on 24 May 2003 and at the close of the voting process, finished in 17th place, receiving 25 points from six countries.

Missing Song Lyrics:
Marian Georgiou - "Can’t Escape – Come Back" =
Alexandros Chatzis - "I agapi einai dromos – L'amore e la strada" =
Kaminaris, Papadopoulos & Papalexi - "Kapote – Come With Me" =
Giorgos Nassios - "It’s Alright" =
Kostas Chrisis - "Gotta Be a Way for Love" =
Dimitra Aggelou & Alter Ego - "Kapoios erotas fotia" =

See also: Ελληνικός Τελικός - Greece

1st Place

Song language:  English

Translations:  Greek, Lithuanian

2nd Place

Song language:  Greek

Translations:  English

3rd Place

Song language:  English