Author Archives: A. Alexandrovic (Swiss)

PHOTO: VICTOR CRUZ LAFUENTE / OIKOTIMES.COM August 31

Molly furious with Danish wales murder

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – It is rare to see artists (and especially Eurovision ones) to deal with real life issues. Molly Smitten Downes proved to be a real sensitive Eurovision participant despite her failure in the Copenhagen Eurovision edition last May. This is what she said regarding the murder of wales in Denmark, the host […]

PHOTO: NADEZHDA MISYAKOVA FACEBOOK FAN PAGE August 30

Belarus 2014 decided: Nadezhda in Malta (Video / Gallery)

MINSK, BELARUS – Moments ago the national selection of Belarus for the 2014 Junior Eurovision Song Contest concluded. The viewers and the jury of BTRC selected Nadezhda Misyakova to represent the country in Malta with the song “Sokol”. The selection was hard as three songs tied in the top by Anna Zaitseva, Ksenia & Pavel […]

PHOTO: YANNIS PAPOUTSAKIS / OIKOTIMES.COM August 22

More Eurostars join ALS Ice-bucket challenge

More and more #Eurovision stars join the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and create their own videos inviting their friends and fellow Eurostars to join them. Malta’s Junior Eurovision 2013 winner Gaia Cauchi, Daniel Testa, Risky Kidd from Greece (2014), Natalie from Cascada (Germany 2013), Severina (Croatia 2006), Can Bonomo (Turkey 2012), Lena (Germany 2010, 2011) […]

PHOTO: VICTOR CRUZ LAFUENTE / OIKOTIMES.COM August 18

Listen: new songs from Emmelie de Forest & Kate Ryan

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – 2013 Eurovision winner Emmelie de Forest presented a new single after her successful “Rainmaker” this month. The song is titled “Drunk Tonight” and it seems to be something different from the Danish newcomer singer. The R’n’B rhythm and the ballad style make a very unique combination. Have a listen below as she […]

AUSTRIA 2013 ESC GENERIC August 07

Austria 2015: National Final for the host country

VIENNA, AUSTRIA – Since ORF announced the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest host city and venue, the national broadcaster moved a sep further to announce how the host country entry and singer will be decided: through a national final marathon which will commence in January and will conclude with a final in March. It was in […]

ROMANIA TVR August 02

Romania turns down Malta but keeps an open door

BUCHAREST, ROMANIA – Romanian national broadcaster announced that they are not entering after all the 2014 Junior Eurovision Song Contest edition but they keep an open door for 2015. TVR says there is no public interest for participating this year in Malta but they are hoping they could return to the contest in 2015. The […]

ABBA July 27

Did You Know? ABBA costumes made for tax reduction

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – The four guys from Sweden started their career singing for UN soldiers in Cyprus back in the 60s. Then they formed ABBA when returned to their country but their brand name endangered by a fish factory claiming their branding. What some of you didn’t know is why they were dressed in such […]

SWITZERLAND GENERIC July 18

Switzerland 2015: National Final date set

KREUZLINGEN, SWITZERLAND – Swiss national broadcaster SF announced details for the national selection and the date for the national final. The country wild decide its entry on January 31st. September 29th is the date when the online voting will begin and it will last till October 27th. The online voting and the expert jury combination […]

ICELAND RUV July 03

Iceland: sorry, our interest in JESC was a typo error!

REYKJAVIK, ICELAND – Iceland’s national broadcaster was speculated by many sites and blogs as a newcomer country in the 2014 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. But thanks to Eurovoix.com things are now clear. What happened though? All sites and blogs speculated the country’s entrance to the contest based on the official RÚV website which claimed as […]

PHOTO: YANNIS PAPOUTSAKIS / OIKOTIMES.COM June 24

Melodifestivalen 2015 kicks off

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – SVT announced today the launch of Melodifestivalen 2015 by publishing the rules for the participation of the authors and singers. The procedure begins on September 1st with uploading of the songs at http://www.svt.se and ends on September 16th. The SVT jury will decide the 31 participants while the 32nd participant will be […]

STELLA MWANGI June 21

Rough times for Stella Mwangi

OSLO, NORWAY – 2011 hot favourite even to win but ultimately eliminated from the semifinals, Stella Mwangi is undergoing a rough time with a family tragedy. Her grandfather passed away. She posted a message and a photo with her beloved family member. We felt the need to share this only because we truly love Stella! […]

OVI JACOBSEN June 21

Ovi Jacobsen: I lost lots of money due to new rules!

BUCHAREST, ROMANIA – Local newspaper Libertatea in their website reported the reactions of Ovi over the outcome of Eurovision 2014 and the new ruling of EBU to sell the entries as singles besides in the official album. The new agreement for the 2010 and 2014 Romanian participant was not profitable and “Miracle” didn’t have the […]

CRISTINA SCUCCIA June 07

Emma Marrone attacks Cristina Scuccia

ROME, ITALY – A singing nun who has won over millions with soulful renditions and a self-effacing manner has put her faith in a higher power before Thursday’s final of The Voice of Italy. Sister Cristina Scuccia, 25, is a talent-show sensation but also has on her side the critics, who say her popularity stems […]

NORWAY NRK June 05

Norwegian quest for #Eurovision 2015 begins

OSLO, NORWAY – Two successful years in a row and Norway gears up for the next Eurovision Song Contest edition. NRK launched today the quest for the 2015 edition of Melodi Grand Prix through which the country decides its entry and artist for the ultimate music event of Europe. Music coordinator for the event, Vivi […]

EMMA MARONE REHEARSAL June 05

Marco & Emma win Italian music Awards

ROME, ITALY – Eurovision participans Emma Marrone and Marco Mengoni received awards at the 2014 Italian Music Awards which took place for 8th year on June 3rd. Marco’s 2013 album #PRONTOACORRERE – Il viaggio and Emma’s 2013 album Schiena vs schiena both received a multi-platinum certification. Emma and Marco performed at the event; La valle […]

TINKARA KOVAC May 28

The toilet drama of Tinkara & Conchita

LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA – Slovenian representative in the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest had an unpleasant experience with Conchita Wurst, the 2014 Eurovision winner on behalf of Austria. During the TV show “Vid in Pero šov” on Slovenia’s POP TV, Tinkara interviewed and asked about Conchita. Her silence soon lead to a statement for the Austrian singer […]

JOSH STANLEY May 26

Monégasque hottie aims to bring his country back to Eurovision 2015

MONACO, MONACO – It is highly rumoured that Monaco is negotiating with European Broadcasting Union potential return to the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, especially since next year the contest will celebrate its 60th anniversary and EBU would love nothing but that! It seems that TMC was not the one starting the initiative of negotiations but […]

VILIJA May 18

LITHUANIA WINS BARBARA DEX AWARD 2014

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS – EurovisionHouse.nl once again conducted the annual Barbara Dex Award project through which the fans decide the worst outfit in the contest. This year Lithuania’s representative, Vilija stormed the voting with her black and blue leather/rubber outfit THE RESULTS 01. Vilija (Lithuania) – 311 votes 02. Emma (Italy) – 90 votes 02. […]

TWIN TWIN IN FRENCH TV SHOW May 13

TWIN TWIN NAKED ON FRENCH TV

PARIS, FRANCE – Twin Twin might ended up last in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 Final but on Monday night they were happy all together on French TV’s show “Grand Journal” talking about the bad result France had this year. The three boys appeared totally naked in the show as apparently they lost none of […]