|Birth|| 1963 |
Mesolongi , Aetolia - Acarnania , Greece
|Years active||1991 - present|
|Distinctions||Koula Pratsika (2005)|
Fokas Evangelinos ( Mesolongi , 1963 ) is a Greek dancer, choreographer, and artistic director of television, film, plays and video clips. He is known for creating the stagings of the Eurovision Song Contest .
Fokas Evangelinos was born in Mesolongi in 1963. He began his studies at the Kiki Maniati dance school and in 1989 he graduated from the state school of orchestral art in Athens , where he was taught by eminent teachers such as Dora Tsatsos , Zouzou Nikoloudis, and John Metsis . [ 1 ]
He has worked as a dancer with many dance groups. In 1987 he participated in the Aristophanes comedy Ornithes , directed by G. Lazanis and the musicologist Hadjidakis , at the ancient theater in Philippi , Delphi and at the Atticus Odeon theater . He started his own career as a choreographer in 1991. In 1996 he founded his own dance school in Athens, called Kypselis 5A. He is an accredited member of the Imperial Society of Dance Teachers. Every two years he directs and choreographs dance performances with the participation of school students. All profits go to charity. Since 2002 she has been teaching contemporary dance at the Greek national theater drama school . [ 1 ] [ 2 ]
In 2005 he was awarded as a choreographer with the " Koula Pratsika " choreography prize by the Greek theater research and study center for the ancient comedy by Aristophanes Lysistrata , directed by K. Tsianos and Pia Eleni , performed at the National Theater of Greece. [ 1 ]
He has directed and choreographed plays at the National Theater of Greece, at the Athens and Epidavrus Festival, at the Greek national opera and at other theaters. He has also directed films, television shows, music award shows, dance groups, television series, video clips, concerts, and international events such as the Eurovision Song Contest . [ 2 ]
Fokas Evangelinos has participated numerous times as a choreographer from different countries in the Eurovision Song Contest with the following positions in the final each year.
Fokas Evangelinos He has worked on different television shows. [ 8 ]
2014, MAD Video Music Awards '14 by Airfasttickets: Happy Music Nation (TV special) (choreography and stage manager) [ 8 ]
2013, MadWalk by Coca-Cola Light: The Fashion Music Project (TV movie) (stage manager) [ 8 ]
2010, MAD V1deo Music Aw @ rds 2010 (TV special) (choreography and stage manager) [ 8 ]
2009, O Megalos telikos - Epilogi ellinikou tragoudiou (Especial de Televisión) (coreografia) [ 8 ]
- "Fokas Evangelinos Biography" . Archived from the original on May 17, 2019 . Retrieved May 15, 2019 .
- "In charge of staging Formula TV" .
- Eurovision 2019 - The Greek Fokas Evangelinos will be the artistic director of the staging of Miki , February 16, 2019 , consulted on April 17, 2019
- Fokas Evangelinos artistic director of Spain in Eurovisión .
- «Fokas Evangelinos returning as staging director for Russia».
- "Scenographies of Fokas Evangelinos in Eurovisión" .
- «Staging of Fokas Evangelinos in Eurovision» .
- «Fokas Evangelinos on IMDb».