George MichaelidesGeorge was born in Paphos, Cyprus on 26th August 2003 and will represent his country in the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with the song Dance Floor.
13 year old George already has a wealth of experience in the performing arts and more recently performed at the Spotlight Theatre Festival in London and as a soloist at the Leicester Square Theatre in the same city. In Cyprus he played the role of Charis in Amanda The Musical at the Strovolos Theatre, Nicosia as well as the Larnaca Dimotiko Theatre. Last year George performed with the Musical Kids TV show at The Pavillion in Nicosia as well as at the city's Royal Hall.
In 2014 George travelled to Germany for the UDO European Street dance Championships and ranked 3rd place in the Under 12’s Advance Solo Category. George has trained with some of the industry’s most distinguished performers, choreographers and creative directors such as Lukas Mc Farlane, Gareth Walker and Ryan Jenkins.
Aside from his performances with his theatre school, George is also active in martial arts and currently holds a blue belt in judo. Over the past couple of years George has supported local charities by performing at their fundraising events. Charities that he has supported include PASYKAF (Cyprus Association. of Cancer Patients and Friends), St Michaels Hospice, Animal Welfare and Solidarity Paphos. Last year he was nominated for a Paphos Hearts of Gold Award for his work.
About the composer
Andreas Anastasiou is a Cypriot composer/producer. He was born in Cyprus in 1992. In 2011 he represented Cyprus in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song San angelos s’agapisa and in 2013 he was a member of the Belgian delegation for their Eurovision entry Love Kills with Roberto Bellarosa. In 2016 he wrote and produced an original musical called Heartbeats The Musical, which was the first interactive musical in Cyprus. He co-produced the TV show The Musical Kids with children from around Cyprus.