Author Archives: Ghassan Al Kaziri (UAE)

FEDERICA FALZON April 20

JESC 2014: FEDERICA CHOSEN IN MALTA

VALLETTA, MALTA – Federica Falzon announced today as the Maltese representative in the 2014 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, which takes place in Malta itself in November. Federica Falzon is the winner of Ti Lascio Una Canzone. It is the first contestant announced for the 2014 edition of JESC for which we all anticipate if it […]

EUROVISION 2014 STAGE SNIPPET April 15

APRIL 15 UPDATE: LITTLE BIT OF THIS & THAT

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – Copenhagen is getting ready to host thousands of artists, tourists, eurofans and media representatives for the Eurovision Song Contest 2014. The first impression of the stage seems to have appeared on stage and everyone immediately remembered the stage of Baku back in 2012 Eurovision Song Contest. The photo seems not to be […]

HERSI MATMJUHA April 12

VIDEO: HERSI CONCLUDES VISIT TO MALTA

VALLETTA, MALTA – Hersi Matmuja the Albanian representative at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest has just been on a promotional visit to Malta. Matmuja will perform her song One Night’s Anger (Zemerimi i nje nate) during the first semi-final on Tuesday 6 May 2014. Matmuja has been participating in the Albanian Eurovision final since 2006. […]

STRIKE IN COPENHAGEN 10 APRIL 2014 April 10

DR SOLVES STAGEHANDS STRIKE

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – Danish national broadcaster is suppose to deal with television and production of TV program and shows. Today it seems DR was also mediating to solve a working crisis among the four stagehands companies contracted to build the stage of the 59th Eurovision Song Contest. Stagehands blocked the road to the venue this […]

AXEL HIRSOUX April 09

BE A MOTHER FOR AXEL’S OFFICIAL VIDEO

ANTWERP, BELGIUM – Belgian representative in the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest is planning to record the official video for his Eurovision entry “Mother”. Axel and his team invites all mothers and extras aged 25 years old and above to apply now at the following link – here and therefore be part of Belgium’s bid for […]

FIRELIGHT April 06

VIDEO: WHEN MUSIC BUILDS FRIENDSHIPS

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS – Firelight just concluded their soundcheck in Melkweg where 2014 edition of Eurovision in Concert took place and on their way back to the hotel they used music as the ultimate international tool to make friends. In the following video “Coming Home” group made friends with Latvian, Moldova and Swiss representatives and […]

LATVIA FANS March 31

VIDEO: EUROSTARS GATHER IN RIGA TO PARTY

RIGA, LATVIA – The first ever Eurovision party in Latvia took place in Riga on March 29th with special guests from Latvian and international Eurostars. Andalūzijas Suns in Riga welcomed the 2013 and 2014 Latvia representatives (PeR and Aarzemnieki) as well as Austrian representative Conchita Wurst and Polish ones Donatan & Cleo. Besides performing, the […]

CARL ESPEN March 29

CARL ESPEN WORKS HARD ON VOCALS

OSLO, NORWAY – Carl Espen is preparing hard for the 59th Eurovision Song Contest. Live de Lange, his vocal coach is helping him to make his voice ready for the grand performance. “It will help me being more confident, to calm down nerves when performing on stage. Singing in front of 140 million people means […]

JESSICA MAUBOY March 25

AUSTRALIA: JESSICA TO COPENHAGEN!

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA – Jessica Mauboy has been chosen by SBS to perform at the invitation of the European Broadcast Union in recognition of our love affair with the over-the-top annual entertainment event. The contest organisers have become aware in recent years that Australians adore the kitsch grandeur of the performances and production which SBS has […]

AUSTRALIA FANS March 23

AUSTRALIAN SUPERSTAR IN SEMIFINAL 2

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA – Australian national broadcaster, SBS announced today that an Aussie superstar will be the guest performer in the second semifinal of the 59th Eurovision Song Contest. The revelation process begin by SBS through a competition which takes place on the web. Follow the link and the leads and if you predict the artist […]

PAULA SELING & OVI JACOBSEN March 20

ROMANIA 2014: LISTEN TO THE ACOUSTIC VERSION

BUCHAREST, ROMANIA – Despite been anticipated by the Eurofans as a huge come backers, Paula Seling and Ovi doesn’t seem to attract that much of attention or high scoring in polls and betting odds. Although 9th in the odds prediction for the final, it is clear there will be no victory for Romania again this […]

DILARA KAZIMOVA March 16

AZERBAIJAN 2014: ESC ENTRY PRESENTED

BAKU, AZERBAIJAN – Azerbaijan’s entry Dilara Kazimova will perform Start a Fire during the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, in the contest’s first Semi Final on the May 6 at B&W Hallerne in Copenhagen, Denmark. The young, talented Dilara describes her entry song as ‘a confession of strong yet vulnerable women. ‘The song is not just […]

ELAIZA March 13

GERMANY 2014: ELAIZA TO COPENHAGEN

COLOGNE, GERMANY – With a thrilling super final between the super fan based Unheilig and totally newcomer and wildcard of the show Eliaza, Germany decides that Elaiza will represent the country in the 59th Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Is It Right?”.

GERMANY 2014 ESC GENERIC March 13

LIVE: GERMANY DECIDES 2014

COLOGNE, GERMANY – Tonight Germany will select its 58th entry for Eurovision. In tonight’s show 8 participants will perform one of their two songs in this order (First round of voting will select four of these and then they will perform their second song. Second songs are included as well): Das Gezeichnete Ich – Weil […]

VALENTINA MONETTA March 13

SAN MARINO 2014: ANOTHER BAD SURPRISE

SAN MARINO CITY, SAN MARINO – The song for San Marino’s Eurovision Song Contest bid released today and we got the chance and “honour” to listen another “masterpiece” of Valentina Monetta, one of the most unsuccessful Eurovision artists in the entire history of the contest. Yes, all Eurofans will praise her on the web but […]

THE COMMON LINNETS March 12

NETHERLANDS 2014: LISTEN TO THE SONG

HILVERSUM, THE NETHERLANDS – Calm After The Storm is the title of the Dutch 2014 Eurovision entry by the Common Linnets and the Netherlands officially presented their Eurovision bid.

FIRELIGHT March 11

VIDEO: FIRELIGHT’S GREETINGS TO OIKOTIMES

VALLETTA, MALTA – Firelight, the group which will represent Malta in the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Coming Home”, send to oikotimes.com and its readers, special greetings. With special thanks to PBS/TVM for the collaboration. They also send their wishes to Greece upon its 40th anniversary to the Eurovision Song Contest. We would […]

THE SHIN & MARIKO March 09

FOOTAGE FROM THE GEORGIAN VIDEO MAKING OF

TBILISI, GEORGIA – Basa Tskitishvili films the Georgian entry song for upcoming Eurovision Song Contest (ESC). The shooting of a video clip for the song “Three Minutes To Earth”, of The Shin & Mariko, Georgian contenders of 2014 ESC has started at Natakhtari Airfield. Premiere of the song will be held on First Channel of […]