Author Archives: Luka Popovic (Serbia)

CRISTINA KISELEFF June 20

Watch Christina’s Violin Cover of “Rise Like a Phoenix”

VIENNA, AUSTRIA – Violinist Christina Kiseleff, has recorded an instrumental version of Conchita Wurst’s winning Eurovision entry “Rise Like a Phoenix”. Christina uploaded the video on YouTube which has now been watched just over 800 times. Classically trained and with many years of stage experience, Cristina won numerous prizes in national and international competitions, recorded […]

SOFTENGINE 02 June 17

Watch Softengine’s new video and song

HELSINKI, FINLAND – Finland’s 2014 Eurovision representatives, Softengine, have released a new single, the first since appearing on stage in Copenhagen. The group’s new song is entitled “Yellow house”. A lyrics video has been released to accompany the new song. The song is available for download on iTunes and Spotify. DID YOU KNOW? Finland did […]

MOLLY SMITTEN DOWNES June 07

Molly to perform at the Glastonbury Festival

GLASTONBURY, UNITED KINGDOM – The United Kingdom’s representative at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, Molly Smitten Downes, will perform at one of the world’s most famous festivals – Glastonbury. She will perform on the BBC’s Introducing Stage. The UK singer has described her participation in the festival as “A dream”. The Glastonbury Festival runs from […]

GERMANY FLAG June 03

Get ready for the Berlin Eurovision Weekend

BEGLIN, GERMANY – Berlin will be hosting a Eurovision Weekend named “Euro Blues” as relief for fans suffering post Eurovision depression. Eurovision Week in the German capital will take place from July 18 to 20 in cooperation with OGAE UK. A welcome party, gala night and a Eurovision brunch will take place over the three […]

CONCHITA DUCK May 28

Walt Disney presents… Conchita Duck!

VIENNA, AUSTRIA – Walt Disney has created a new character inspired by this year’s Eurovision Song Contest winner, Conchita Wurst. The new character is a bearded version of Daisy Duck, known as Conchita Duck. However, the move has created a string of complaints and controversy which has forced the German Ehapa-Verlag Publishing House, which created […]

SERGEJ CETKOVIC May 27

Sergej gives concert for flood victims

PODGORICA, MONTENEGRO – Sergej Ćetković, the Montenegrin representative at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, has organised a concert and taken part in events to help raise money for the victims of the devastating floods in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Sergej held a humanitarian concert on Saturday in the Montenegrin capital Podgorica to an audience […]

ADELEN May 26

Brand new video and single for Adelén

OSLO, NORWAY – Adelén has released a new single, once again inspired by Latin rhythm. The song is entitled “Olé”, which has been recorded for the 2014 FIFA World Cup album “One Love, One Rhythm – the 2014 FIFA World Cup Official Album”. Together with the song, the Norwegian singer has released an accompanying music […]

TRACKSHITTAZ May 19

VIDEO / TRACKSHITTAZ – POLITISCH KORRECT

VIENNA, AUSTRIA – Austria has won the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest but its representatives from 2012, duo Trackshittaz, have enjoyed big success across the country. Their single “Politisch Korrect” has been a big hit. The song calls criticises the Austrian political establishment and their corrupt ways. Furthermore, it singles out various politicians, businessmen and heads […]

CONCHITA WURST May 17

VIDEO / PARODY OF “RISE LIKE A PHOENIX”

VIENNA, AUSTRIA – MusicStore has created a parody of Conchita Wurst and her winning Eurovision entry “Rise like a Phoneix”. Apart from the Chonchita lookalike, the video has toyed with the lyrics of the song. Have a look for yourself.

DILARA KAZIMOVA May 17

ICTIMAI DISSATISFIED WITH RESULTS

BAKU – AZERBAIJAN – Azerbaijan has expressed its dissatisfaction with this year’s result of its Eurovision representative Dilara Kazimova, which finished 22nd. Dilara’s song “Start a fire”, received positive reception from both the audience and press but did poorly on the big night. Furthermore, Azerbaijan says the public’s vote has been neglected, as illustrated with […]

EUROVISION 2014 CHINESE FANS May 15

HERE IS HOW THE CHINESE FANS VOTED

BEIJING, CHINA – Chinese Eurovision fans have voted for their favourite 2014 entries. The public had the right to vote from a single IP address from mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan to select their favourites. There is growing interest in Eurovision in China with many references to the country during the actual Eurovision show […]

EUROVISION 2014 SEMIFINAL 2 QUALIFIERS May 15

VIDEO / EUROVISION 2014 SONGS IN SIGN LANGUAGE

Sign language versions of several of this year’s Eurovision entries have been made and uploaded on YouTube. Among the videos is this year’s winning entry “Rise like a Phoenix”, as well as “Calm After the Storm”, “Cliché Love Song”, “Undo”, “Silent Storm”, “No Prejudice”, “Something Better” and “We are Slavic”.

FARID MAMMADOV May 14

FARID MAMMADOV COVERS EUROVISION 2014 SONGS

BAKU, AZERBAIJAN – The 2013 Azeri Eurovision representative and runner up, Farid Mammadov, has covered several of this year’s Eurovision entries. Farid released his own versions of the winning entry “Rise like a phoenix” as well as Hungary’s entry at this year’s edition “Running”. PHOTO: YANNIS PAPOUTSAKIS / OIKOTIMES.COM

B&W HALLERNE AFTER EUROVISION 2014 May 13

EU ORDERS RE-STATUING B&W HALLERNE

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – The venue of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, B&H Hallerne, will be returned to its original form of a shipyard, in accordance with European Union directives. The old shipyard in the Danish capital was turned into a Eurovision hall for the contest but as soon as the winner was announced, work on […]

EUROVISION 2014 FINAL AUDIENCE May 13

EUROVISION SONGS TOP iTUNES CHARTS

Days after Conchita Wurst’s triumph at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, “Rise like a Phoenix” has topped charts in Germany, Switzerland, Russia, Sweden, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Luxembourg, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Montenegro and Slovenia. Furthermore, the Austrian entry is trending number 9 worldwide. However, other Eurovision entries have also been successful. The Dutch song “Calm […]

ROBBIE WILLIAMS May 12

ROBBIE WILLIAMS OFFERS HIMSELF TO BBC!

HERNING, DENMARK – The world famous singer Robbie Williams has thrown his name into the running for next year’s Eurovision Song Contest. At a concert in Herning in Denmark, held yesterday, Robbie congratulated the country for hosting an excellent show and spoke of his admiration for winner Conchita Wurst, “It was the damn beard that […]

EUROVISION 2014 GENERIC May 09

EUROVISION 2014 FINAL: THE SPOKEPERSONS

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – Belgium has announced its spokesperson at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest will not be a famous face but rather a 24 year old school teacher. Angelique Vlieghe will present the Belgian vote in tomorrow’s final after winning a competition to do so. She will be joined by professionals and Eurostars from another […]

PAULA SELING & OVI May 08

VIDEO: THE MAKING OF “MIRACLE”

BUCHAREST, ROMANIA – The Romanian representatives at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, Paula Seling & Ovi, have released a brand new video showcasing the writing process of their entry “Miracle”. The video sees Ovi on the piano composing the song. Near the end of the video, the Romanian representatives complete the final version of their […]