Category Archives: BELARUS

ALYONA LANSKAYA July 20

Video: Eurostars perform at Slavianski Bazaar 2014

VITEBSK, BELARUS – Once again he glorious international festival at Vitebsk took place. The 2014 edition of Slavianski Bazaar was surrounded by many #Eurovision stars. The event kicked of on 10th of July with Sophie Ellis-Bextor as the guest of honour – international star. Although Loreen and Emmelie de Forest (Eurovision winners 2012, 2013 respectively) […]

ALYONA LANSKAYA June 18

Eurostars to participate in Slavianski Bazaar 2014

VITEBSK, BELARUS – Once again the annual Slavianski Bazaar will host numerous Eurovision stars. Despite Conchita Wurst’s refusal to participate in the event unlike Emmelie de Forest and Loreen, the 2014 Eurovision winner snubbed the event which takes place on July 8 -16. Emmelie de Forest, Alexander Rybak will join on stage the Belarusian Eurostars […]

LITESOUND May 25

VIDEO / LITESOUND PERFORM OFFICIAL WHC ANTHEM

MINSK, BELARUS – They’re at it again! Eurovision Baku’s Belarusian representative, Litesound, have won some months ago a national competition for creating the official anthem, called “Brothers”, of the World Hockey Championship that is currently in Minsk. In 2012, Litesound astounded audiences with their pop rock hit, “We are the Heroes” which gained them world […]

CONCHITA WURST May 09

GOSSIPS SPREAD ABOUT BELARUS CONFIRMED AS FALSE

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – Moments ago several delegations spread the rumor that Belarusian national broadcaster didn’t air the Austrian entry. Immediately the entire press center panicked and started to seek further confirmation but in the meantime they started shouting the disqualification of the country from the final. It’s now officially confirmed from Belarusian colleagues of oikotimes.com […]

TEO REHEARSAL May 03

VIDEO / FOR SURE THAT’S A CHEESY PERFORMANCE

OLIVIER: BRING THE ORIGINAL! Once again Belarus wants to win, and once again they won’t. The song is neither good nor bad, it’s average and far too Robin Thicke inspired for me since I like creativity. But I must confess Teo is a good singer AND performer and is kind of saving the act with […]

DSC09443 May 02

MAY 01: HAPPY HOUR IN NYHAVN!

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – The six artists representing Greece, Ireland, Lithuania, Romania, Belarus and Switzerland met on May 1st at the New Harbour for a week. Each delegation’s media and press went actually frantic taking pictures and then making interviews, sometimes individually and sometimes in combination. Then a big walk started towards Nyhavn where all the […]

TEO May 01

ESC 2014 INTERVIEW WITH BELARUS

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – The teams of http://www.oikotimes.com and http://www.radiointernational.tv are in Copenhagen, Denmark for the 59th Eurovision Song Contest. Both teams are bringing you the latest and most comprehensive interviews with the ultimate Eurostars of 2014. In case of any audio clip heard in the background, oikotimes.com has no claim of the copyrights which belong […]

OIKOTIMES 13 YEARS WEBSITE April 29

LIVE / OIKOTIMES 13 YEARS: BELARUS VIDEO

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – The Euroclub VEGA CPH and Host City Copenhagen are hosting tonight the 13th birthday bash of oikotimes.com a trend started in 2011 (Athens) and continued in 2012 (Brussels) and 2013 (Athens). This time Copenhagen honours oikotimes.com with a spectacular party for the first time during the Eurovision week preparation and at the […]

OIKOTIMES 13 YEARS POSTER April 28

OIKOTIMES 13 YEARS: TONIGHT THE BIG NIGHT

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – Tonight, the team of oikotimes.com ha the honour to celebrate its 13th online anniversary at the Euroclub VEGA CPH in Copenhagen, Denmark. Six acts will perform on stage and we are excited to see you all at the Euroclub at 22:00 local time. The running order of the event has as follows: […]

MOSCOW EUROVISION PARTY 2014 April 21

VIDEO: MOSCOW EUROVISION PARTY 2014

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – As we informed earlier, yesterday on April the 20th, the Russian Eurovision pre-party was held in Moscow. Although the official banner informed that Romanian and Swedish contestants were supposed to attend the party, the performances of the yesterday’s party covered: Valentina Monetta – San Marino, Dilara Kazimova – Azerbaijan, Teo – Belarus, […]

TEO & ALEXANDER RYBAK April 19

VIDEO / GALLERY: TEO’S FAREWELL PARTY

MINSK, BELARUS – A big Eurovision pre-party was organized in Minsk, Belarus to wish good luck to Teo. The party was organized in a manner of a Malchishnik (bachelor) party (according to Belarusian tradition) and was the biggest Eurovision party organized in Belarus so far. There were more than 85 famous guests who attended the […]

ALEXANDER RYBAK April 18

RYBAK READY TO HELP BELARUS 2015

OSLO, NORWAY – Eurovision 2009 winner is going to be involved in the Belarusian selection for Eurovision 2015, portal belta.by reported. Rybak himself said to the press during his meeting with Minister of Culture, Boris Svetlov. “I am ready to help the Belarussian participant of ESC 2015. I want to help the Belarussian representative to […]

ILYA VOLKOV 01 March 07

JESC 2014: BELARUS CALLS FOR SONGS

MINSK, BELARUS – To apply for the Junior Eurovision national qualifying round, participants should be residing in Belarus for more than two and a half years and be 10-15 years old. Songs submitted for the contest should be in Belarusian or Russian languages. The application deadline is June 9. This year’s Junior Eurovision will be […]

Pavel Potashnikov - www.potashnikov.com March 06

MAKE A COVER VERSION FOR TEO AND WIN

MINSK, BELARUS – Teo’s come up with a competition, with the support of TV station BTRC. Do your own unique cover version of his song for Belarus, ‘Cheesecake,’ and send the audio or video before the 17th of March to: teo.cover@gmail.com.  The rules are few – you must be over eighteen years old; the song […]

TEO February 24

BELARUS 2014: BACK IN TIME FOR TEO

MINSK, BELARUS – The tables turned on Teo last night when he hosted a group of singing grandmothers from the village of Opchin in the Lyubansk area, collectively known as ‘Pavalyaki.’ They were the main attraction on his TV show ‘Наперад у мiнулае’ (Forward to the Past), but were reversing the normal pattern of the […]

ALYONA LANSKAYA February 15

ALYONA BELIEVES TEO CAN WIN ESC 2014

MINSK, BELARUS – Last year’s representative of Belarus at the Eurovision Song Contest Alyona Lanskaya shared the secrets of her successful performance at Belteleradiocompany’s online conference today. The singer believes Yuri Vashchuk (TEO) will achieve great results in Copenhagen by working with a professional team. By the way, TEO has recently met with heads of […]

TEO February 12

EUROSTARS PERFORM ICE HOKEY WORLD CUP THEME

MINSK, BELARUS – Hockey is very popular in northern Europe. This year, the world cup will be held in Belarus. So as every big competition need it’s anthem, there was no surprise this time. To make things interesting, Ice Hockey Federation of the Republic of Belarus has organized a special competition for the best song. […]

TEO January 21

EXCLUSIVE: TEO SPEAKS TO OIKOTIMES.COM

MINSK, BELARUS – The team of oikotimes.com is honoured with the first web interview of Teo (Yuri Vashchuk) the winner of Belarusian national final 2014 and his country’s representative in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 with the song “Cheesecake”. Here is what we found out about his and his Eurovision plans. First of all congratulation […]

BELARUS BTRC January 13

BTRC RESPONDS TO ALLEGATIONS

MINSK, BELARUS – Will there be someday a Belarussian selection without drama or presidential intervention ? The answer is yes, maybe, but not in 2014. Last Friday the Belarussian selection show took place and TEO with his « so so » song « Cheesecake » was chosen to fly the Belarussian flag in Copenhagen. The […]