Eurovision - Greece: Marina Satti's song was divided - Reactions on social media

The first reactions on social media about Greece's song

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With a song with a Greek flavor, titled "Zari", Marina Satti will represent Marina Satti at the 68th Eurovision Song Contest, which will be held in Malmö, Sweden, on May 7, 9 and 11, 2024.

Marina Satti presented the song yesterday on the special show of ERT 1 "Eurovision se idon", with Fotis Sergoulopoulos and Jeni Melita.

Filming for the song's video took place in locations in Athens, such as the Acropolis, Plaka, Monastiraki and the Herodes Atticus Conservatory. For the filming needs, the lens also focused on other characteristic areas of Attica, among which Omonia, Lykavittos, Rafina, and "Eleftherios Venizelos" Airport. Under the direction of Australian director Zac Wiesel, who took charge of editing the video clip, the country's cultural heritage, history and modern landmarks are highlighted.

The first reactions on social media about Greece's song

Both the song and the music video drew mixed reactions on social media.

Satti: The piece has different qualities and different worlds, which you can show on stage as well

Marina Satti was on the set of the show, to talk about the preparation of the Greek participation, two months before the competition.

Speaking on the show, the young singer initially explained that about 200 songs were submitted to ERT as proposals for this year's Eurovision. As she said, together with her collaborators she did not choose any of them, but was influenced by all together, both in the melody and in the lyrics.

"The piece has different qualities and different worlds, which you can also show on stage," he said characteristically. The music of the song "ZARI" was composed by Marina Satti, OGE, Kay Be, Nick Kodonas, Jay Stolar, Gino The Ghost and Jordan Palmer, while the lyrics are signed by VLOSPA, OGE, Marina Satti and Solmeister. The video clip was directed by the Australian Zac Wiesel.

Along with Marina Satti, a guest on the show was Fokas Evangelinos, who has curated entries that have written their own Eurovision history.

The choreography is by Mecnun Giasar (Majnoon), while the art direction is by NMR. Four dancers will accompany Marina Satti during her performance on the Malmö Arena stage.

The two semi-finals for the prestigious music competition will take place on May 7 and 9 respectively in Malmö, Sweden, the host city for this year's competition. Greece, which this year completes 50 years since its first appearance in the competition, will participate in the XNUMXnd semi-final, while Cyprus, with Silia Kapsis and the song "Liar", will compete in the XNUMXst semi-final.

The countries that qualify immediately for the final are: France, United Kingdom, Spain, Italy and Germany as well as the host Sweden.

The big music party will be held on Saturday, May 11 at Malmö Arena with ERT commentators Thanasis Alevras and Jerome Kalutas.