Eleni Foureira member of the “Golden Deer” Festival 2018 international jury
The “Golden Deer” festival organized by Romanian state television, TVR, has started to be held in 1968 and has 17 editions so far. The last one was in 2009. The festival over the years turned into a very important event and was held every time in Brasova.
Diana Ross, Amália Rodrigues, Julio Iglesias, Dalida, Sheryl Crow, Tom Jones, Juliette Greco, Vaya con Dios, Coolio, Christina Aguilera, Cliff Richard, Kenny Rogers, Ricky Martin, Kelly Family, Patricia Kaas, Gilbert Becaud, Josephine Baker, Toto Cutugno, Enrico Macias, Boy George, James Brown, Kenny Rogers, Ray Charles, UB 40, Scorpions, Pink, Sheryl Crow are some of the participators in previous editions of the Festival.
Edvin Marton from Hungary, Gigliola Cinquetti, Kristina Cepraga Goodwin and Luminiţa Dobrescu from Italy, Eleni Foureira from Greece, Arsenie Toderaş from Moldova and Mădălin Voicu (Romania) are going to select the winner of the Festival.
Cyprus representative this year at Eurovision Song Contest and took second place in it is Eleni Foureria. She is a pop singer, actress, dancer and fashion designer and has started singing from an early age. Eleni is from Fier and for years living in Greece. She gave a concert in Tirana on 25 July and was honored with Tirana’s “City Key”. Eleni is known for her successful collaborations with J Balvin, Dan Balan, Vassy, AfroB or Faydee etc. She has just released her new “Caramela”single.
Albania in this Festival will be presented with Inis Neziri. With our readers Inis were recognized when she attended the last RTSH Song Festival where she took second place being a strong contender. Inisi sang the song titled “Pedestal” composed by conductor known Gridi Kraja with verses by Florian Zyka.