Author Archives: Fotis Kon/poulos

CONCHITA WURST RED CARPET July 19

450 Euros to see Anna Vissi & Conchita in Mykonos!

MYKONOS, GREECE – Anna Vissi is celebrating her 40th anniversary in the music industry and she is giving aways a big concert at the island of the winds, Mykonos on July 26th. She will not be alone, though! Greek (1980, 2006) and Cypriot (1982) representative, will not be alone on stage as she invited Freaky […]

FREAKY FORTUNE July 15

Have you voted for Freaky Fortune’s bid to Lady GaGa’s concert yet?

ATHENS, GREECE – The 2014 Greek representatives, Freaky Fortune are bidding to open the live concert of Lady GaGa in Athens. An online open competition kicked off on the web and Freaky Fortune are one of the artists bidding for the opening act. The team of oikotimes.com is urging everyone to support them and send […]

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Video / Gallery: Risky Kidd thanks oikotimes.com

ATHENS, GREECE – S Beach welcomed the Carroten and Panik Record summer beach party yesterday in Athens sea side. Lots of stars shined on stage with their live performances and we had the chance to meet with our 2014 Eurovision representatives Freaky Fortune and Risky Kidd. In this post we present you our interview with […]

FREAKY FORTUNE July 14

Video / Gallery: Freaky Fortune ready to meet Conchita again

ATHENS, GREECE – During the amazing beach party by Carroten and Panik Records, oikotimes.com had the chance to meet the 2014 representatives of Greece, Freaky Fortune and Risky Kidd. In this post we present our interview with Freaky Fortune (aka Nicolas and Theofilos) the amazing duo who made B&W Hallerne audience to “Rise Up” with […]

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Video / Gallery: Will Demy finally represent Greece in Eurovision?

ATHENS, GREECE – Yesterday, Panik Records and Carroten celebrated summer with a great beach party in Athens sea side. Lots of great stars participated in the beach concert performing live for a huge audience. Amongst them it was Demy, the upcoming star the hits of which smash the national charts every time she releases a […]

CYPRUS CYBC July 14

Cyprus 2015: Big “Melodifestivalen” plans announced

NICOSIA, CYPRUS – The collaboration of CyBC and MAD TV Cyprus is now official and the organisers announced the details for the national selection format. The submissions should take place from Cypriots (living in the island or abroad) and they can collaborate with foreign authors. Performers though should be Cypriots only (residents of Cyprus or […]

TOLMACHEVY SISTERS PRESS CONFERENCE July 12

Exclusive: First international act for JESC 2014 revealed?

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – The first international act for the 2014 Junior Eurovision Song Contest seems to have been revealed. The 2006 Junior Eurovision winners and 2014 senior participants for Russia, the Tolmachevy Sisters will perform on stage during the grand final of the show on November 15th. Although PBS and EBU are not confirming (yet) […]

FIRELIGHT BACKSTAGE July 11

Exclusive: Malta decides earlier this year

VALLETTA, MALTA – Schocking news tonight from Malta! PBS has issued out the regulations for the 2015 Eurovision! It was revealed that the National Selection will already be taking place on November 22nd and the semifinal one day earlier!!! With this surprise move PBS will surely have the first entry for the 2015 Eurovision! However […]

EUROVISION EBU EUROPEAN BROADCASTING UNION July 10

EBU changes deadline to October

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The European Broadcasting Union sent a letter to all broadcasters to announce a significant change in the deadlines of participation. Unlike previous years the national broadcaster should give final confirmation on their participation in mid October instead of mid December as it happened in the past. The EBU and ORF think that […]

CYPRUS CYBC July 09

Exclusive: CyBC & MAD TV Cyprus join forces

NICOSIA, CYPRUS – Cypriot national broadcaster finalised the details for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest participation. On July 14th CyBC will announce the national selection plans and a surprise collaboration. CyBC will present the national selection which will be in collaboration with MAD TV Cyprus. The broadcaster will call for international authors to submit songs […]

Fans wave Norway's and Basque flags as t July 08

Norway close to sign JESC 2014 participation

OSLO, NORWAY – It is confirmed now that Norwegian broadcaster TV2 is in discussions with the EBU in order the country to participate in the 2014 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. If this happens then TV2 will examine three options for the selection: Either use a participant from MGP Junior, Idol Junior or internal selection. Norway […]

GREECE NERIT July 08

Official: Greece not entering JESC 2014

ATHENS, GREECE – Moments ago the Greek national broadcaster confirmed that their final decision for Junior Eurovision Song Contest is negative. The cost for the participation is what troubles the national broadcaster which is also opposite to the idea of Junior Eurovision despite huge efforts the past two years. This means that Cyprus will not […]

JUNIOR EUROVISION 2014 LOGO 03 July 08

Which BIG 5 country enters Junior Eurovision 2014?

VALLETTA, MALTA – Everything is ready for the official paperwork to be submitted. Until then we are not allowed to reveal the name of that country but we can give you lots of hints. This country is a member of the BIG 5 team in the senior Eurovision Song Contest and the revelation will create […]

EMMELIE DE FOREST July 07

Amsterdam Pride 2014 with 3 #Eurovision winners!

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS – After storming various prides and capitals, Eurovision stars and especially winners are now about to shine in the Dutch capital. Dana International (Israel 1998, 2011), Emmelie De Forest (Denmark 2013) and Conchita Wurst (Austria 2014) will attend the event on August 2nd and 3rd respectively. Gay Pride Amsterdam is one of […]

JUNIOR EUROVISION 2014 LOGO 03 July 03

Sign up as a volunteer for Junior Eurovision 2014

VALLETTA, MALTA – PBS just launched the online form for those interested to sign up as volunteers for the 2014 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. The event kicks off on early November and ends with the grand final on November 15th. Main sponsor of the event is Malta’s Tourism Organization and the entire island is eager […]

CYPRUS CYBC July 03

Exclusive: Cyprus returns to Junior Eurovision!

NICOSIA, CYPRUS – Two years of hard efforts and the team of CyBC responded positively to their return in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. While Greece has shown no signs of answering yet (they are still very reluctant) Cyprus dares to re-enter The team of oikotimes.com would like to finally express our congratulations for Cyprus […]

ELENI FOUREIRA July 02

MAD VMA 2014: Watch the performances (full version)

ATHENS, GREECE – Tonight ANT1 TV aired the 2014 edition of MAD Video Music Awards. It is another thing to attend the Peace and Frienship arena with 12,000 people and it’s another thing to realise that the final TV outcome was indeed the best in the last 11 years the event exists. Below you can […]

HELENA PAPARIZOU July 02

Video: Helena Paparizou at Lotta på Liseberg 2014

GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN – Lotta på Liseberg (Lotta at Liseberg), even called Allsång på Liseberg (Sing-along at Liseberg), is a Swedish sing-along show held at Stora scenen at the amusement park Liseberg in Gothenburg every Monday evening during the summers since 2004, hosted by Lotta Engberg and conducted by Curt-Eric Holmquist, the pianist. It is produced […]