Merry Christmas: Eurovision Advent calendar day 18

Warm up to Christmas by listening to the beautiful carols performed by Eurovision artists. Each day until Christmas features a new act giving their version of a Christmas song. As 18th, we listen to Kalomira.

At the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest, Greece came third. They were represented by Greek-American singer Kalomira and her charming Secret Combination. She is born and raised in the US, but became known to the Greeks when she in 2004 won the talent show “Fame Story”.

Her Eurovision entry became a massive hit on charts across the world in countries as different as Turkey, Denmark, Belgium, Ireland, United Kingdom and Canada just to mention some – and of course Greece and Cyprus.

Today’s Christmas song is titled Ta Xristougenna Auta. It translates to ‘This Christmas’. She is writing to Santa to tell him that she has been a very good girl, and that she only has one wish: to be with the man she loves. ‘Chestnuts roasting, warm and cozy, mistletoes are all around’, she describes the time while waiting for her guy.

In this series:

Day 17: Dami Im – All I Want For Christmas Is You

Day 16: Michelle – Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht

Day 15: Nana Mouskouri – Petit Garçon

Day 14: Dima Bilan – Last Christmas 

Day 13: Tommy Seebach – Vi Ønsker Jer Alle En Glædelig Jul

Day 12: Ilse DeLange – Midden in de Winternacht

Day 11: Celine Dion – Oh Holy Night

Day 10: Cliff Richard – Mistletoe & Wine

Day 9: Zoë – La Nuit Des Merveilles

Day 8: Il Volo – Christmas Medley

Day 7: Alexander Rybak & Didrik Solli-Tangen – Presents

Day 6: Sakis Rouvas – Xronia Polla Christmas

Day 5: Litesound – Shooting Star

Day 4: Grethe Ingmann – Jeg Så Julemanden Kysse Mor

Day 3: Carola – Nu Tändas Tusen Juleljus

Day 2: Francesco Gabbani – La Mia Versione Dei Ricordi

Day 1: Johnny Logan – Save This Christmas For Me

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