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Athena

© Eurovision Fan

Group members:Gökhan Özoğuz
Hakan Özoğuz
Ozan Musluoğu
Doğaç Titiz
Established:1987
Nationality:Turkish
   
National Finals:Turkish National Final 2004
ESC Entries:For real (2004)
   
Website:athenaofficial.com

Biography

Athena is a Turkish rock- and skaband, formed in 1987 around the twin brothers Gökhan and Hakan Özoğuz. They released a trash metal album in 1993, but their second album was in the ska style. They performed on newyearsday 2000 at the Taksim Square and were part of the Beastie Boys’ show in Germany. In 2004. they represented Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest. In 2012, they opened for the Red Hot Chili Peppers in Turkey. In 2016 they released a controversial video in which they criticized the prejudices against transgenders.

Entries

Country:Turkey
Year:2004
Language:English
   
Artist:Athena
Song:For real
Lyrics:Gökhan Özoğuz
Hakan Özoğuz
Composer(s):Gökhan Özoğuz
Hakan Özoğuz
   
Backings:A trumpetist, name unknown
Dancers:1 dancer, name unknown
Results Semi
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Results 
Points:195
Position:4
Running order:22
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