Author Archives: Fotis Kon/poulos

MARIYA YAREMCHUK April 23

EXCLUSIVE: MARIYA YAREMCHUK IN ATHENS

ATHENS, GREECE – The teams of http://www.oikotimes.com and http://www.avmag.gr are proud to announce the arrival of Mariya Yaremchuk in Athens on Friday April 25th. The Ukrainian Eurovision entrant which is amongst the five favourites to even win the 59th Eurovision Song Contest will share her “Tick Tock” with the Greek audience on Friday night at […]

ANDREAS ATHANASIOU April 15

VIDEO: RISE UP IN A VERSION YOU MIGHT LIKE

ATHENS, GREECE – Some of you following oikotimes.com might know him. It’s Andrew Athanasiou former editor of our website and the person who helps us covering the Greek National Finals for two years now. This year Andrew was not only excited about the Greek Eurovision National Final as you can see here, but he also […]

OIKOTIMES 13 YEARS WEBSITE April 14

OIKOTIMES 13 YEARS: COPENHAGEN 2014!

PRESS RELEASE – The team of http://www.oikotimes.com is going to celebrate it’s 13th anniversary for the very first time during the Eurovision Song Contest itself. All eyes will be on Denmark – this year’s host country and oikotimes are privileged to share such a memorable date to recognise it’s online birthday! On April 28th at […]

OIKOTIMES APP April 10

DOWNLOAD THE OIKOTIMES iPHONE APP

PRESS RELEASE – The oikotimes.com iPhone App is back after a year when we lost the data of the former website. The 2014 Eurovision Song Contest will be great experience for you through our iPhone application. The menu is simple: we present you with the news, the current Europrediction poll and then our three major […]

PHILIP KIRKOROV April 08

KIRKOROV REVEALS DETAILS ABOUT RUSSIAN ENTRY

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – The producer of the Russian entry Philipp Kirkorov talked about everything in a very interesting interview that he gave to the main newspaper of the country “KP”. In the question about how difficult this year Eurovision is going to be for Russia because of the political circumstances Kirkorov replied: “Of course it […]

EUROVISION IN CONCERT 2013 AUDIENCE April 05

VIDEOS: EUROVISION IN CONCERT 2014

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS – Once again the participants of the annual Eurovision Song Contest (at least most of them, as some country keep boycotting this event), attended the Eurovision in Concert event in the Dutch capital. 25 countries participated this year in an event under the official support of the EBU. This post includes the […]

TOLMACHEVY SISTERS April 05

LISTEN: RUSSIAN VERSION OF SHINE ONLINE

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – The Russian version of the song “Shine” premiered today at the most popular radio station of post Soviet countries “Ruski radio”. The station is aired not only in Russia but also in Ukraine,Belarus,Baltic countries and Finland, while every November they organize the prestigious “Golden Grammofon” awards, the Grammies of the Russian music […]

TINKARA KOVAC April 03

GALLERY: TINKARA SHOOTS OFFICIAL VIDEO

Tinkara Kovač, the Slovenian representative at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, has been filming the music video for her entry “Round and Round”. Scenes have been filmed at the Port of Koper on the Slovenian coast at the coal terminal. Filming at the sight has allowed for the creation of surreal scenes with the singer […]

EUROVISION 2014 SUBLOGO March 31

EUROVISION 2014: THE SCHEDULE

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – In exactly five weeks the 59th Eurovision Song Contest will take place. Preparations are already started and the first delegations will arrive on April 27th in the Danish capital as on April 28th the first technical rehearsals will take place. The first set of rehearsals once again will be behind closed doors […]

EUROVISION 2014 ALLOCATION DRAW March 24

ESC 2014: SEMIFINALS ORDER OF APPEARANCE

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – Today EBU and DR announced as oikotimes.com reported last week, the order of appearance for both semifinals. Surprisingly the top favourite, Armenia opens the first semifinal, while Hungary concludes the first show. In the second show Malta opens the semifinal and Romania concludes the show with Greece in a great order of […]

TOLMACHEVY SISTERS March 19

LISTEN TO THE 2014 RUSSIAN ENTRY

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – Russia presented “Shine” through a video Tolmachevy sisters created on youtube. It is a strong mid tempo song infuenced by the the 60s sound trend, while the video is something all fans will love since it shows our through photos how the crew up from winning Junior Eurovision back in 2006 till […]

TOLMACHEVY SISTERS March 17

RUSSIA 2014: SONG TITLE & AUTHORS REVEALED

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – Russian national broadcaster officially confirmed that the song which will represent the country in the 59th Eurovision Song Contest by Tolmachevy Sisters will be titled “Shine”. The song is composed by Philip Kirkorov and Dimitris Kontopoulos and lyrics by John Ballard, Ralph Charlie, Gerard James Borg. stay tuned for more…

EUROVISION 2014 HEAD OF DELEGATION MEETING March 17

ESC 2014: HEADS OF DELEGATIONS MEETING

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – Today the 37 Heads of Delegations gathered in Copenhagen to discuss the final details of the 59th Eurovision Song Contest set for May 6, 8 and 10th of May. Stay tuned for highlights of the news coming in from the Danish capital. Let’s see what was presented to the 37 participating countries […]

AXEL HIRSOUX March 16

EUROSONG 2014: AXEL TO COPENHAGEN

ANTWERP, BELGIUM – In a spectacular show like never before Belgium held their national final tonight. Six acts competed before 25,000 auditors at the Antwerp Sport Palace. Axel proudly won the ticket to Copenhagen and one more serious Belgian act will defend the country’s colours this year in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014. Congratulations.

FREAKY FORTUNE & RISKY KIDD March 16

RISKY KIDD: HAD SEX IN A MUSEUM!

ATHENS, GREECE – Immediately after their victory in the Greek National Final, Freaky Fortune and Risky Kidd interviewed by Themis Georgantas at MAD TV’s OK show. The three young representatives of Greece are obviously very out of their water when it comes to Eurovision Song Contest but we got a great gossip for you! Risky […]

SUZY March 16

PORTUGAL 2014: SUZY TO COPENHAGEN

LISBON, PORTUGAL – There will be storm in Lisbon tomorrow after the announcement of Suzy as winner of Portuguese national final tonight. She will represent the country with the song “Quero ser tea”. Neither Catarina or Rui (hot favourites in all polls, won the show. Will there be problem with the voting after all?

CRISTINA SCARLAT March 15

MOLDOVA 2014: CRISTINA TO COPENHAGEN

CHISINAU, MOLDOVA – Christina Scarlat with the song Wild soul will represent Moldova in the 59th Eurovision Song Contest. Christina won the jury voting while Boris Covali won the tele voting.

TOLMACHEVY SISTERS March 15

RUSSIA 2014: HUGE SURPRISE FOR THE SONG

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – While today Russian national broadcaster officially confirmed what oikotimes.com exclusively reported last week (Tolmachev Sisters will represent Russia in the 59th Eurovision Song Contest) one more exclusive news from Russia is here on oikotimes.com. Dimitris Kontopoulos, the man who brought Azerbaijan’s 2nd place last year and he produced the Ukrainian 2008 and […]