Greece: These will be Stefania’s backing dancers for Eurovision 2021

Greece: These will be Stefania’s backing dancers for Eurovision 2021

The dancers that will accompany Stefania during her performance on the Eurovision stage next May in Rotterdam have been unveiled. 

The Greek national broadcaster, ERT, opted to go internal for Eurovision 2021 and reinvited back Steafania for the contest in Rottedam, where she’ll be perofrming the song “Last Dance” . The creative team consists of as last year’s members with Dimitris Kontopoulos, Arcade, Sharon Vaughn on the composition team, the creative director for the visualization of the song is Fokas Evangelinos, while Ilias Kokotos completes the Greek act’s supportive team.

With the song already recorded  Stefania’s team is working around the clock making all the preparations for the entry regarding the cover album, the official music video how the performance of “Last Dance” will be unfold on Rotterdam Ahoy’s Stage.

The Staging

With the staging being one of the most important factors for a succeful ESC participation, the Greek Creative team has already started working and making rehearsal’s on Stefania’s choreography and staging of Last Dance.

Fokas Evangelinos has already chosen the dancers that will accompany Stefania on stage presenting us an impressive performance of the song. To secure such result Fokas has picked some of the most skilled dancers which have their own experience on the ESC stage.

Nikos Koukakis, Markos Giakoumoglou , Kostas Pavlopoulos and Giorgos Papadopoulos are Stefania’s backing dancers that we will see on stage. Markos Giakoumoglou was on Demy’s team in Eurovision 2017 while Giorgos Papadopoulos was one of the dancers for Greece in 2009 with Sakis Rouvas and in 2012 with Eleftheria Eleftheriou. Kostas Pavlopoulos was in Serhat’s team for Eurovision 2019 whilst Nikos Koukakis was set to be with Stefania’s performance of SUPERG!RL last year.  

All dancers have a wide experience in major musical, theatre and tv shows with demanding stagings, a guarantee that Stefania will have the best backing dancers for her staging. The rehearsals for Last Dance’s are already underway with Fokas Evangelinos giving shape to what we wlll see next May in Rotterdam by Stefania. 

Stefania in Eurovision

Stefania Liberakakis was born 17 December 2002 in Utrecht, also known simply as Stefania, is a Greek–Dutch singer, actress, voice actress and YouTuber.Stefania is no stranger to the Eurovision family! In 2016 as member of the group Kisses she represented The Netherlands in στην Junior Eurovision 2016 performing the song  Kisses and Dancin which came 8th.

Stefania was internally selected to represent Greece in Eurovision 2020 with her song ‘Supergi!rl’. Unfortunately the contest was cancelled due to the covid-19 pandemic depriving the the young talented act from perform in Rotterdam. However, the young talented act will have the chance to complete her Eurovision journey this year.

News source/Images: Stefania-Nikos Koukakis- Markos Giakoumoglou-Kostas Pavlopoulos-Giorgos Papadopoulos/Instagram accounts

Angelo D.

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