Author Archives: A. Alexandrovic (Swiss)

ARAM MP3 RETURNS TO YEREVAN September 21

Aram MP3 plans tour in Russia

YEREVAN, ARMENIA – It’s been a while since we heard news from the 2014 Armenian singer in the Eurovision Song Contest. Aramp MP3,the hot favourite of Eurovision 2014 who ultimately, ranked 4th in the final is going to tour Russia. On October 15th, Aram MP3 will perform at “Glav Club” in Moscow and on October […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU September 13

Video: The Common Linnets – Give Me a Reason

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS – In 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, the Dutch entry by the Common Linnets happily surprised everyone with their 2nd place in the final of the show, a song entry that we never thought it could do that well in Eurovision Song Contest. Now, the Eurovision 2014 runner ups released a brand new […]

LINDA MARTIN September 11

Conchita comes, Linda replaces Johnny

LUXEMBOURG, LUXEMBOURG – The Eurovision Gala line up has been updated with a new guest and one replacement. It is reported by the organisers that Eurovision 2014 winner Conchita Wurst will be the third Eurostar performing on October 25th at Casino 2000 in Mondorf-les-Bains in Luxembourg. In the meantime Johnny Logan cannot attend the event […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU September 10

Albania 2015: RTSH calls for songs

TIRANA, ALBANIA – RTSH kicked off the preparations for the 53rd edition of Festivali i Këngës, through which Albania will ultimately decide the artist and the song for the 60th Eurovision Song Contest. The deadline for song submissions is October 15th. Authors are asked by the Albanian national broadcaster to submit their songs to Radio […]

PHOTO: PACHD.COM September 06

Fan Mile / Eurovillage 2015 will be in Heldenplatz

VIENNA, AUSTRIA – We have the host country, city, venue, and while we are awaiting for the ticket sales in mid November and the announcement about the Euroclub, local newspaper 0E24 reveals the Eurovision Fan Mile of 2015. It will be within the Heldenplatz (Heroe’s Square). Special projects and revamped idea will be used for […]

PHOTO: CAGRI ERDOGDU September 04

Gallery: maNga perform at Bakırköy Botanik Park

ISTANBUL, TURKEY – While the thriller with Turkish participation in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest remains and the country to submit a song by maNga in Turkovision 2015, Bakırköy Botanik Park welcomed on August 30th the Turkish band which represented the Turkish nation in the 2010 Eurovision edition. Below you can see photos from the […]

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 […]