Author Archives: Luka Popovic (Serbia)

SERGEJ CETKOVIC April 18

EX YUGOSLAV VOCALS TEAM FOR SERGEJ

ZAGREB, CROATIA – Although Croatia won’t be sending its own representative to Eurovision this year, some of its signers will be appearing on stage after all. Montenegro’s representative at the contest, Sergej Ćetković, will have three backing vocalists from Croatia on stage with him in Copenhagen. They are Martina Majerle, Ivana Čabraja and Dragan Brnas. […]

AUSTRALIA FANS April 12

FULL EUROVISION SWING DOWN UNDER

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA – Australia will dedicate an entire week to Eurovision as the country sends its first representative to the contest, albeit as an interval act. Due to an eight hour time difference, the shows in Australia will not be aired live. However, both semi finals and the grand final will be shown in full […]

TOLMACHEVY SISTERS April 12

RUSSIAN TWINS FILM THEIR VIDEO CLIP

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – The filming of the music video for Russia’s entry to the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest is underway. The country will be represented by the Tolmachevy Twins with the song “Shine”. Valery Hrapov was responsible for the styling in the video. “We didn’t want the girls to look like Russian dolls. On the […]

TINKARA KOVAC April 10

VIDEO: SLOVENIA’S VIDEO & NEW VERSION

LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA – Slovenia has presented the new official video and version of its song for the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest titled “Round and Round” by Tinkara Kovač. The song’s composer and producer, Raay, says, “Some hard production changes were made for the official Eurovision version of the song. We dared to be a bit […]

MAYA SAR April 10

MAYA SAR ATTENDS OGAE ITALY MEETING

MANTOVA, ITALY – The representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest, Maya Sar, will be the guest of honour at this year’s OGAE Italy preview party, to be held in Mantova this Saturday, April 12. The party will be hosted at the La Favorita hotel from early afternoon until midnight. Guests […]

MARIJA SERIFOVIC April 09

MARIJA’S “CONFESSION” TO BE RELEASED

BELGRADE, SERBIA – The 2007 Eurovision winner, Marija Šerifović is about to release her brand new album, entitled “Confession”. The album is the third phase of the “Confession” project which began with a bio-documentary on Marija’s life and the thrill of winning Eurovision. The second phase of the project consisted of the release of her […]

SERBIA RTS April 08

RTS TO BROADCAST ALL THREE SHOWS

BELGRADE, SERBIA – Serbia’s national broadcaster, RTS, will air all three shows of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest live on its main channel RTS1. The decision comes despite the network pulling out of this year’s edition due to financial reasons. RTS’ PR Duška Vučinić called on the Serbian diaspora to watch the show and vote […]

SOURCE: OIKOTIMES.COM April 07

ARMENIA WINS FIRST SVT PREVIEWS SHOW

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – The Swedish Eurovision broadcaster, SVT, has aired the first of its preview shows for the upcoming contest in Copenhagen. “Inför Eurovision Song Contest 2014″ aired last Friday with hosts Christer Bjorkamn and Malin Olsson, who also commented on the first nine entries of this year’s show. Guest panellists Kitty Jutbring as well […]

ARAM MP3 April 06

CONCHITA & ARAM MP3 MAKE PEACE

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS – The representatives of Armenia and Austria at the Eurovision Song Contest have reconciled in Amsterdam during the Eurovision in Concert. Earlier the Armenian representative, Aram Mp3, made potentially homophobic remarks on Conchita Wurst’s appearance and orientation with the Austrian singer offering him education on gay issues. However, it all seems to […]

SANNA NIELSEN April 05

SANNA’S VIDEO LOG LAUNCHED ON YOUTUBE

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – The Swedish representative at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, Sanna Neilsen, will keep her fans up to date with a video diary entitled “My way to Eurovision”. The first episode, already available online on YouTube, is dedicated to Sanna’s physical preparation for the contest. Sanna has also confirmed that she will work […]

CASCADA March 29

VIDEO: CASCADA – BLINK

BELRIN, GERMANY – The German representatives at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest, Cascada, have released a brand new single entitled “Blink”, accompanied by a music video. The dance song is in tru Cascada style. Last year, Cascada placed 21st in Malmoe with the song “Glorious”.

SANNA NIELSEN March 28

SANNA NIELSEN’S PLANS FOR THE STAGE

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – Staging details for Sweden’s representative at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, Sanna Nielsen, have been revealed. According to the staging director, Chirster Bjorkman, Sanna’s performance of “Undo” will be “beautiful and explosive”. Unlike her performance in the national final, Sanna will wear a dress on stage. As for the lighting, the disco […]

ELAIZA March 27

ELAIZA’S NEW ALBUM & ECHO PERFORMANCE

COLOGNE, GERMANY – The German band Elaiza, which will represent the country at the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest, has had a busy schedule lately as they prepare for the competition. The band is currently living out of a suitcase, as they put it, travelling between Saarland where they live and Berlin where they are preparing […]

CONCHITA WURST March 20

CONCHITA’S LIVE PERFORMANCE TOMORROW

The Austrian representative at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, Conchita Wurst, will perform her entry “Rise like a Phoenix” live for the first time tomorrow. The song will be performed on the ORF1 show “Dancing Stars” at 20.15 CET. The song has been written by Charly Mason, Joey Patulka, Ali Zuckowski and Julian Maas. Cocnhita […]

EMMA MARRONE March 16

OFFICIAL VIDEOS FROM ITALY, ESTONIA, ICELAND

Several countries have now released the official videos for their 2014 Eurovision entries. Emma Marrone will be representing Italy with the song “La Mia Citta”. The video sees Emma in a large white room prepped for a photo shoot. She changes several dresses throughout the video. Pollaponk from Iceland has produced a humorous comic style […]

POLAND TVP March 12

POLAND 2014: HEAD OF DELEGATION INTERVIEW

WARSAW, POLAND – Polish broadcaster TVP is ready to promote its 2014 entry for the Eurovision Song Contest and is ready to win, Mikolaj Dobrowolski told eurowizja.org. TVP decided to choose its entry for the 2014 edition internally due to the poor quality of songs which have been submitted for the country’s national final over […]

TINKARA KOVAC March 08

EMA 2014: TINKARA TO COPENHAGEN

LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA – The winner is Tinkara Kovač – “Spet (Round and Round)”! Tinkara Kovač is a Slovenian pop rock singer. She plays the flute and has been on the music scene since 1997 when she released her first album which went on to receive several awards. She has released nine albums in total, the […]

SLOVENIA 2014 ESC EMA LOGO March 08

LIVE: SLOVENIA DECIDES 2014

LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA – Live from Ljubljana the Slovenian national selection EMA is taking place. A total of seven artists are vying for a ticket to Copenhagen. Taking us through the night will be host Ula Furlan. The winning song and artist will be determined in two rounds of public televoting. The first one will determine […]