Author Archives: Luka Popovic (Serbia)

ALAIN CLARK September 02

Alain Clark confirms interest and sounding talks

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS – Popular Dutch musician and producer Alain Clark has said he is interested in taking part in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna but has denied rumours he has been contacted by broadcaster AvroTros. According to the Dutch press, AvroTros is courting Clark to represent the country and negotiations between the […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU August 23

Robin Stjernberg gains weight in new music video

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – Robin Stjernberg, the Swedish representative at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest is set to release a brand new video next week for his single “Body Language”. A teaser video is available on YouTube prior to its official release on VEVO on August 29. The video was filmed with Stjernberg in Los Angeles. […]

PHOTO: VICTOR CRUZ LAFUENTE / OIKOTIMES.COM August 20

Donata & Cleo multi-nominated at ESKA 2014

WARSAW, POLAND – The Polish representatives at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, Donatan & Cleo, have been nominated for several awards at the upcoming ESKA Music Awards in Poland. Donatan & Cleo have received nominations for best hit for “My Word”, best female artist, best artist network, best video for both their Eurovision entry “My […]

SVENSKTOPPEN NASTA August 12

MF 2015: Svensktoppen Nästa participants announced

The eight finalists of Sweden’s Svensktoppen Nästa contest have been announced yesterday with their songs also released. The winner of the contest will participate in the Swedish Eurovision national selection, Melodifestivalen next year. A total of 130 participants took part in the selection rounds of the contest, hosted by Sweden’s most popular P4 radio station. […]

KRISTA SIEGFRIDS August 11

Krista to headline Czech Eurovision party

PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC – The Finnish representative at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest, Krista Siegfrids, will perform in Pilsen in the Czech Republic this September as part of festivities to mark the city’s title of European Capital of Culture in 2015. Krista will perform on September 13 in Pantheon, the largest music club in western […]

CONCHITA WURST August 01

Watch Conchita’s performance at Allsang pa Skansen

SKANSEN, SWEDEN – The 2014 Eurovision winner, Conchita Wurst, recently performed at the Swedish summer show, “Allsang På Skansen 2014” (Sing-a-long at Skansen), which is held in Skansen each Tuesday during the summer and televised by broadcaster SVT. Conchita performed “Rise Like a Phoneix” to a cheering crowd. Between 10.000-25.000 people attend each show. Conchita […]

AMINA ANNABI August 01

Amina performs in Sweden tonight

NASAKER, SWEDEN – The French representative at the 1991 Eurovision Song Contest, Amina Annabi, will be appearing at the Uurkly Festival taking place in the small Swedish town of Nasaker today and over the weekend. The popular festival, which is described as a “Hippy Commune/Festival” begins tonight at 19.00 CET. Amina will be appearing tonight […]

CONCHITA WURST June 27

Conchita Wurst also to attend London Pride

VIENNA, AUSTRIA – Conchita Wurst, the winner of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, has called on fans to take part in this year’s London Pride. Conchita herself will be a special guest at the event which takes place in the British capital from June 22 – 29. The pride march will be held on Saturday, […]

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 […]

PHOTO: VICTOR CRUZ LAFUENTE / OIKOTIMES.COM 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 […]