The wonderful voice of Ioanna Georgakopoulou and her moving story won this year's The Voice
The grand final of “The Voice of Greece” ended on the night of Friday, February 12 with the winner of the competition 19-year-old Ioanna Georgakopoulou from the team of Elena Paparizou.
The Duchess of Nomikos welcomed all the talents who reached the final, on the stage of “The Voice of Greece”, while in the social media room was Laura Narges.
From the team of Eleonora Zouganeli in the grand final we saw: Athena Vermi and Marcelino Serifi. Nikos Dalakas and Lia Michou competed from the team of Panos Mouzourakis. From the team of Elena Paparizou we watched: Konstantinos Dimitrakopoulos, Ioanna Georgakopoulou and Alexandra Sieti. Katerina Batalogianni and Irini Perikleous from the team of Sakis Rouvas were in the final.
During the final we saw the coaches go on stage in a duet, Eleonora Zouganeli with Elena Paparizou and Panos Mouzourakis with Sakis Rouvas performing favorite songs.
The second phase of the final
After the appearance of all the contestants, the Duchess announced the votes of the TV audience and in the second phase of the final, the Cypriot Irini Perikleous (from the team of Sakis Rouvas), Ioanna Georgakopoulou (of Elena Paparizou), Alexandra (Alexandra) qualified. of Elena Paparizou) and Nikos Dalakas (from the team of Panos Mouzourakis). Two candidates of Elena Paparizou, Ioanna Georgakopoulou and Alexandra Sieti, faced for the first place of The Voice, with Ioanna winning the one and only place.
“I really want to thank everyone who supported me throughout this journey, I really feel so great. Thank you all very much. Thank you “said Ioanna after her victory. Ioanna, Alexandra and Elena Paparizou made a girl power post on Instagram. “I am not the winner. “This girl has a bright future, but these two girls met here and fell in love very much,” Paparizou said.
19-year-old Ioanna Georgakopoulou managed to impress the judges with “This is a man's world” and was moved by her personal story. The young singer confessed that she suffers from Stargardt's disease, an inherited dystrophy and macular degeneration of the eye. Ioanna, because of this disease finds it difficult to see clearly and distinguish faces and things and this is an irreversible situation. She was diagnosed with the disease at the age of 15, “When the doctor told me I was scared because it causes difficulties in everyday life. However, as the years go by, you learn and you get used to it and you get over it and so you live with it. Although all this happens to me in my life, I feel very lucky because they do not prevent me from doing what I really love, which is music and singing “.
The winner of The Voice was born with an artistic vein, as her parents are actors Lazaros Georgakopoulos and Maria Katsiadaki.