Greece represented by Koza Mostra and Agathon advanced to the 2013 Eurovision song contest final. The Greek song “Alcohol is free” has been discribed as a fusion between electronic dance and rebetiko.
Together with Greece another 25 countries will compete on the 2013 Eurovision grand final which will be held on May 18, in Malmö, Sweden.
Watch Koza Mostra and Agathon sing Alcohol is Free at the Eurovision semifinal:
The second semi-final saw 17 countries battling it out for just 10 slots left in Saturday’s showpiece.
Unfortunately, Cyprus did not make it to the 2013 Eurovision grand final. Despina Olympiou performed, An me thimasai (If you remember me) and ranked fourteenth in the first semifinal. The song did not enter the top ten and was among the six excluded from the semifinal of May 14.
Along with Cyprus, the countries left outside the final were Serbia, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia and Montenegro.
The first ten countries that took the ticket to the final, are Belarus, Ukraine, Ireland, Estonia, Lithuania, Belgium, Holland, Moldova, Denmark and Russia.
Here are the entrants that made it through to the final from the second semi-final:
- Azerbaijan: Farid Mammadov – Hold Me
- Finland: Krista Siegfrids – Marry Me
- Malta: Gianluca – Tomorrow
- Iceland: Eythor Ingi – Ég Á Líf
- Greece: Koza Mostra feat. Agathon Iakovidis – Alcohol Is Free
- Armenia: Dorians – Lonely Planet
- Hungary: ByeAlex – Kedvesem (Zoohacker Remix)
- Norway: Margaret Berger – I Feed You My Love
- Georgia: Nodi Tatishvili & Sophie Gelovani – Waterfall
- Romania: Cezar – It’s My Life