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Cyprus 2024: Silia Kapsis' song is out now – Listen to "Liar"

After months of anticipation, the song Silia Kapsis will perform at Eurovision 2024 is out now and is titled "Liar"

The wait is now over! After being announced as the Cyprus representative back in September, Silia Kapsis now has officially released her Eurovision 2024 song.

Rumors at the start of the season indicated that Cypriot broadcaster, CyBC, would be holding a national selection contest to choose their representative. CyBC ultimately decided to keep up what they'd been doing the past few seasons and internally select Silia Kapsis for Eurovision 2024.

All said and done, we now know she'll be taking the Eurovision stage in Malmö with "Liar."

Cyprus 2024: Silia Kapsis – "Liar"

"Liar" was written by Dimitris Kontopoulos and Elke Tiel.

Silia Kapsis will perform her song in the first half of Semi-final 1 on 7 May. Kapsis is looking to follow in Andrew Lambrou's footsteps and qualify to the Grand Final on 11 May.

Silia Kapsis

Vasiliki Silia Kapsis (5 December 2006) was born in Sydney, Australia, and is a Cypriot-Australian singer, dancer, and actress. Kapsis grew up in a very artistic environment and started performing at the age of four.

During her youth, she was the lead singer for the Australian Youth Performing Arts Company (AYPAC) and even performed at Alex Russell's 30th birthday event in Los Angeles.

In 2022, she would go onto release her first song "Who Am I?" which she wrote and composed at the age of 12. Following that, in 2023, she went on to release three singles, with her song "Night Out" being her most recent and most successful.

Silia was selected to be part of ImmaBeast Dance Company, located in Los Angeles, and has worked with Stephen "tWitch" Boss on The Jennifer Hudson show.

Apart from being featured in a dance documentary produced by American rapper and Black Eyed Peas member Taboo, Kapsis has been part of numerous acting jobs. She debuted in 2022 as the lead character in the short film Pearly Gates. Silia can be found on various projects with Australian Nickelodeon, including being a regular host of Nick News. In 2023, Silia was nominated for a Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award for Aussie/Kiwi Legend of the Year.

Cyprus in the Eurovison Song Contest

Cyprus 2018: Eleni Foureira - "Fuego"

Since Cyprus debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1981, the country has not yet managed to win in any of the 39 times the country has participated.

Cyprus came close to winning in 2018 when Eleni Foureira finished 2nd with Fuego, their best result so far.

Cyprus 2018: Eleni Foureira - "Fuego"

Since the introduction of the Semi-finals in 2004, Cyprus has qualified for 11 out of 18 Grand Finals

About the author: Justina Helgeson (United States of America)

authorJustina is a correspondent from the United States. She is a more recent fan as she first started following Eurovision in 2021. Since then, she has followed every Eurovision related event and developed a passion for the contest as a whole. If you were to ask them what their favourite all time Eurovision song is, Brividi by Mahmood and Blanco (Italy 2022) will be their answer.

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