Since Georgian-Greek singer and performer Tamta was confirmed last month as Cyprus's 2019 representative, Cypriot broadcaster CyBC have wasted no time in getting started with preparations ahead of May. In last weeks interview with Tamta - she revealed that she had already worked with prestigious music producer and songwriter Alex P on her 2015 track 'Unloved' however had yet to meet choreographer and Eurovision royalty - Sacha Jean Baptiste. That has changed now as their first meeting has taken place over the past few days.
Tamta will sing 'Replay' - written & composed by Alex Papaconstantinou (Alex P) - on the Tel Aviv Eurovision stage in May with the aim of continuing the success Cyprus saw after Eleni Foureira's second place in Eurovision 2018 with 'Fuego'.
The trio met all together for the first time this week in Athens as plans continue to move along for their 2019 bid at victory. Sacha Jean Baptiste - who worked with CyBC last year on the incredible choreography for 'Fuego' wanted to meet with Tamta to better understand her personality, personal style and character in order to prepare something extravagant for the staging that is a good fit for the performer.
Source: CyBC: Eurovision Cyprus
In addition to their meeting, Tamta also invited Sacha to a gig she was performing at in order to give Sacha a flair for her capabilities and her stage presence. In the video (posted to CyBC's Eurovision Facebook page), you can see Tamta giving it her all on stage - the performance containing some impressive choreography and great live vocals!
Meanwhile, in the studio - Alex P posted to his Instagram story that his team were putting some finishing touches to 'Replay' uploading a photo of his team alongside the hashtag #TeamReplay. The final recording of the song is expected to take place next month in a recording studio in Sweden.
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