Flag of Greece
Broadcaster ERT
Selection process
Appearances 22 (7 finals)
Debut NVSC #01
Best result 2nd: #22
Worst result 21st SF: #04
North Vision Ranking of Nations
Rank (#21) 45th
Highest ranking 9th
Lowest ranking 46th

Greece debuted in the 1st edition of North Vision Song Contest. Their best score is the second place, achieving this to NVSC #22, by Eleni Foureira's song, "Mono Gia Sena". The song came third in the jury voting and won the televoting. In the 8th edition of the show, Eleni Foureira had achieved the previously best result for Greece, the 5th place with the song "Anemos Agapis".

Greece in the North Vision Song Contest

New Broadcaster Logo

The original broadcaster was "EPT" but with problems concerning the stability with the government, the contract was signed to "Elliniki Teliorasi" an independent state broadcaster. After the non qualification in North Vision Song Contest 7, a new HoD took over and a brand new broadcaster NERIT (New Hellenic Radio, Internet and Television), (Greek: Νέα Ελληνική Ραδιοφωνία, Ίντερνετ και Τηλεόραση, abbrev. ΝΕΡΙΤ, NERIT) joined the NBU.After the 15th edition ERT was back as the greek broadcaster (Elliniki Radiofoniki Tileorasi) (Greek:Ελληνική Ραδιοφωνική Τηλεόραση, abbrev. ΕΡΤ,ΕRT).

Greece debuted within the first edition, they have appeared in the final seven times and achieved a top 10 placing three times, with Paola Foka and "Krata Me" in North Vision Song Contest 3, with Eleni Foureira and "Anemos Agapis" in North Vision Song Contest 8 and with Freaky Fortune and "Gi Kai Ouranos" in North Vision Song Contest 11. With a few more disappointing results. Despite that, the contest is still quite popular among the public. Greece achieved to be in Big 5 countries only once, in North Vision Song Contest 9.

After nine editions of no qualifications, Greece reached the final in the 22nd edition in Sofia, Bulgaria. Eleni Foureira selected internally to represent Greece in Bulgaria with the song "Mono Gia Sena". This was the second appearance of Foureira in the contest, the first being the 8th edition. Greece drawn to compete in the second semi final where it won it and received a place to the final. Being one of the favourites to win, Greece came third in the jury vote while it won the televoting. Although, Greece finished in second place, being the best result of the country. Greece automaticly qualified in the 23rd edition, being a member of the Big 6.

Contestants & Results

Table key
     Second place
     Last place
     Automatically qualified to the final
     Did not qualify for the final
     Did not compete or was relegated
Edn. Artist Song Final Points Semi Points
#01 Eleni Hatzidou "Xeirotera" (Χειρότερα) 23 43 9 71
#02 Thomai Apergi "Mia Vradia" (Μια Βραδιά)
Failed to qualify
19 29
#03 Paola Foka "Krata Me" (Κράτα Με) 9 111 10 67
#04 Mixalis Xatzigiannis "I Agapi Dynamonei" (Η Αγάπη Δυναμώνει)
Failed to qualify
21 21
#05 Marina and The Diamonds "Hollywood" 18 103 9 65
#06 Despina Vandi "Gia" (Γεια)
Failed to qualify
16 48
#07 Giorgos Tsalikis "Panikos (Eee-Ooo)" (Πανικός Εεε-Οοο) 20 46
#08 Eleni Foureira "Anemos Agapis" (Άνεμος Αγάπης) 5 158 4 96
#09 Playmen feat. Demy "Nothing Better" 14 87 Member of the "Big 5"
#10 Thomai Apergi "Keep Your Head Up High"
Failed to qualify
11 59
#11 Freaky Fortune "Gi Kai Ouranos" (Γη και Ουρανός) 8 147 5 84
#12 Katerina Lioliou "Itan Ligo(Ήταν Λίγο)
Failed to qualify
13 58
#13 Tamta "Den Ime O,ti Nomizeis" (Δεν είμαι ό,τι νομίζεις) 19 36
#14 Angelika Dusk "Marionette" Failed to qualify from the P.Q.R.
#15 Shaya Hansen "Sunshine"
Failed to qualify
11 68
#16 Did not participate
#17 Malou "Tous Eipes Pos" (Τους Είπες Πώς)
Failed to qualify
13 54
#18 Amaryllis "Gyrisa Selida" (Γύρισα Σελίδα) 14 38
#19 Kaylynn "What Do We Get" 17 76
#20 Malou "Des Me" (Δες Με) Failed to qualify from the P.Q.R.
#21 Angelika Dusk "Scream"
Failed to qualify
17 74
#22 Eleni Foureira "Mono Gia Sena" (Mόνο Για Σένα) 2 365 1 235
#23 NorthSong 11 Member of the "Big 6"

Promotional Singles


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