Cyprus: Hovig's song for Eurovision 2017 released

The Cypriot song for Eurovision Song Contest 2017 "Gravity" has just been released. The song is written by Thomas G:Son

The Cypriot broadcaster CyBC revealed that Hovig Demirjian will represent Cyprus at Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kyiv back in October 2016. Hovig was internally selected by CyBC, and today the official music video of "Gravity" has been released.

Song by Thomas G:son

The song "Gravity" is written by Thomas G:son. G:son is one of the most famous composers in Sweden. As a composer he has represented many countries in Eurovision Song Contest, culminating in the victory of Sweden in 2012 with "Euphoria". Thomas G:son also wrote the Cypriot entry in 2016 (Minus One: "Alter Ego"). The song Hovig will sing will be revealed on a later date.


Hovig Demirjian, 27, lives in Cyprus and has Armenian roots. He advanced to the live shows in X Factor Greece 2009, finished seventh.

Cyprus 2017: Hovig Demirjian

Hovig has tried to represent Cyprus in Eurovision Song Contest two times. In 2010 with "Goodbye", which came second in the Cypriot final and in 2015 with "Stone in a River" which finished fourth in the national final.

Hovig studied marketing and has also been working in an audit company, but he soon realized that music is his life and immediately started taking lessons in singing, piano and guitar.

He was very restless so he immediately began looking for work on the Cypriot music scene. He has been cooperating with Evridiki (Cyprus 1992, 1994 and 2007), Constantinos Christoforou (Cyprus 2002 and 2005) and Dimitris Korgialas (Composer of Cyprus 2007).

Follow Hovig:

Facebook: @hovigmusic
Twitter: @hovodem
Instagram: @hovodem
YouTube: @hovodem

Cyprus in Eurovison Song Contest

Eurovision 2016 Cyprus: Minus One - "Alter Ego"

Since Cyprus debuted in Eurovision Song Contest in 1981, the country has not yet managed to win in any of the 33 times the country has participated. Since the introduction of the semi-finals in 2004, Cyprus has qualified for half of the Grand Finals (6 out of 12). Best position is three fifth places (1982, 1997, 2004), and the worst is last place in 1986.

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