Cyprus will be represented in this year's Eurovision Song Contest by Jon Lilygreen & The Islanders who will perform Life Looks Better In Spring at the UK Eurovision Preview Party.
John Lilygreen and the Islanders replied to an advert on Google to perform a song and hit the wide-web jackpot! Their surfing led them to Wales in the UK and to music producer Jon Gregory. Jon suggested that the song writers take a look at an online demo of musician Jon Lilygreen. They did, and they were blown away with his natural talent and invited him to sing for Cyprus. It was from there that Jon Lilygreen and the Islanders were born.
Jon Lilygreen is 22 years' old and comes from Wales in the United Kingdom. He is a professional working musician who has been involved with many styles of old and contemporary music. As well as singing, Jon composes his own songs and is a very talented guitar player. He is well known in his home town of Newport where he performs acoustic sets at local clubs.
The Islanders - the group Jon will be on stage with - has an international line-up with performers from all over Europe – Wales, Scotland, England, Oslo and of course Cyprus.