Today we learned that Marina Satti will represent Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 in Malmö (Sweden). It is not known yet with which song.
The selection process
Marina Satti is internally selected by a Greek selection committee, that also consists of members of the Greek national broadcaster, ERT. The news was announced today during a radio show of ERT.
About Marina Satti
Marina Satti was born on December 26th 1986, which means that she will be 37 when she competes in the contest next year. Marina comes from a very multicultural background, because her mother is Greek and her father has both a Sudanese and Arab background, yet he was raised on the Greek island of Crete.
Marina started playing the piano when she was young and eventually she chose to study classical singing in high school. She studied at the Nakas Conservatory for Music in Athens and the Berklee Collecge of Music in Boston (USA).
In the year 2016 Marina managed to release her first single with the name “Koupes” (which translates to “Cups”). That following year she released a song with the name “Mantissa” (“Fortune Teller”), reaching number 1 in the music charts in Greece. Also in 2017 Marina started fonés, a female acapella group that performs traditional polyphonic songs, but also chores, which is a choir of 150 women ages 13-55. In 2022 marina released her critically acclaimed album “YENNA”.
Greek song of 2024
The song that will represent Greece in Eurovision 2024 is not yet known, but the submission window will open on October 25th 2023, and it will remain open until December 1st 2023.
In the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 Greece was represented by 16-year old Victor Vernicos with the song “What They Say”. Victor did not make it into the 2023 Grand Final, ending 13th (of 16) in Semi-final 2.