Tora Zo

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Flag of Cyprus.svg "Tora Zo"
Eurovision Song Contest 1986 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
Peter Yiannakis
Lyricist(s)
Peter Yiannakis, Fivos Gavris
Conductor
Martyn Ford
Finals performance
Final result
20th
Final points
4
Entry chronology
◄ "To Katalava Arga" (1985)   
"Aspro Mavro" (1987) ►

"Tora Zo" (Greek script: "Τώρα ζω", the English translation being: "Now I Live") was the Cypriot entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1986, performed in Greek by Elpida.

The song was performed fifteenth on the night (following Germany's Ingrid Peters with "Über Die Brücke Geh'n" and preceding Austria's Timna Brauer with "Die Zeit ist einsam"). At the close of voting, it had received 4 points, placing 20th (last) in a field of 20. This was the only time Cyprus placed last, and therefore remains the nation's worst result in the contest in terms of placing.

The song is a dramatic ballad, with Elpida singing that she is now living an experience she had previously only dreamed about.

It was succeeded as Cypriot representative at the 1987 Contest by Alexia with "Aspro Mavro".


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