Category Archives: GREECE

PHOTO: NERIT.GR August 31

EBU questions NERIT’s independence

EKATHIMERINI.COM REPORTS – The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the professional association of national broadcasters, has written to the Greek government to ask for clarifications regarding a change in the way that the supervisory board of the new state radio and TV broadcaster, NERIT, is appointed, which may threaten the organization’s independence. In its letter, which […]

PHOTO: VICTOR CRUZ LAFUENTE / OIKOTIMES.COM August 03

New releases by Molly, Kurt, Severina, Roman, Hadise, Helena, Tolmachevy Twins, Claudia Faniello

Molly Sandén who participated in 2006 Junior Eurovision and 2012 Melodifestivalen is now releasing a brand new song titled “Freak” the audio of which is available below. Produced by RedOne (the composer of Russia’s 2011 entry and many other international hits) Molly is performing a great ballad this time. Have a listen. On the other […]

JULIO IGLESIAS & ANTONIS REMOS August 02

Video: Julio Iglesias amazes the island of winds

MYKONOS, GREECE – A glamorous evening (with tickets up to 1,000 Euros) filled with music took place Wednesday night in Mykonos. Greek singer Antonis Remos sang with world-famous Julio Iglesias in a special event attended by many Greek celebrities in the most cosmopolitan island in Greece. The beach of Psarou – that was transformed to […]

ELENI FOUREIRA 02 August 01

Video / Gallery: Eleni Foureira shines on cruise gig

SANTORINI, GREECE – All you need in life is good friends to have great time plus a touch of Eurovision sparkle to make your summer cruise the ultimate event of your life. This is what happened last week when we decide to attend the Students Cruise project with Eleni Foureira. After Syros, Santorini, Izmir, Cesme, […]

PHOTO: FOTIS KONSTANTOPOULOS / OIKOTIMES.COM July 27

Sakis Rouvas causes mass hysteria on an airplane!

HERAKLION (CRETE), GREECE – When Sakis Rouvas is in your flight, you surely have to expect everything. On his way from Heraklion (Crete) to Athens, Sakis grabbed the chance to present his brand new trend called #selfie_trend! When Sakis boarded the passengers started to cheer for him (some of them in hysterical mode) and the […]

CONCHITA WURST July 27

Video: Anna, Conchita, Freaky Fortune, Kalomira & Demy

MYKONOS, GREECE – Jackie O’ Beach welcomed Anna Vissi’s party for her 40th anniversary in the music industry along with famous friends and artists on the spot. Giorgio Armani, lots of Greek celebrities and singers like Demy, Kalomira attended the event. Demy, Freaky Fortune and Kalomira joined Anna on stage while the Austrian winner of […]

SOURCE: JAMES VON ROOSBROECK July 27

Julio Iglesias joins Antonis Remos in Mykonos

MYKONOS, GREECE – Despite the big concert arenas and huge stadiums he has been used to for his whole career, famous Latino artist Julio Iglesias the same rules didn’t apply when signing a contract to perform on a ten metre iron pontoon on the Cycladic island of Mykonos. The Latino singer with the most record […]

PHOTO: AFTONBLADET.SE July 24

New releases by Axel, Koza Mostra, Eric, Lozano, Tanja

Today we present you the latest releases from various Eurovision stars and we start with Estonia’s 2014 representative Tanja, who after her “amazing” failure in Copenhagen last May is back with the single “Furthermore” the single of which is available below. Totally hooked up sound and proper for summer clubbing. In Sweden, Eric Saade is […]

KALOMIRA SARANTIS July 22

Video: Kalomira gives a unique interview

TICKETSMOVE.COM REPORTS – Tickets Move recently interviewed the Greek Eurovision representative of 2008 and got some interesting questions for you. Check the text and the video below! What is one thing that you have not told anybody in an interview? I think the one thing I haven’t told anybody is that I like to do […]

CONCHITA WURST RED CARPET July 19

450 Euros to see Anna Vissi & Conchita in Mykonos!

MYKONOS, GREECE – Anna Vissi is celebrating her 40th anniversary in the music industry and she is giving aways a big concert at the island of the winds, Mykonos on July 26th. She will not be alone, though! Greek (1980, 2006) and Cypriot (1982) representative, will not be alone on stage as she invited Freaky […]

FREAKY FORTUNE July 15

Have you voted for Freaky Fortune’s bid to Lady GaGa’s concert yet?

ATHENS, GREECE – The 2014 Greek representatives, Freaky Fortune are bidding to open the live concert of Lady GaGa in Athens. An online open competition kicked off on the web and Freaky Fortune are one of the artists bidding for the opening act. The team of oikotimes.com is urging everyone to support them and send […]

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Video / Gallery: Risky Kidd thanks oikotimes.com

ATHENS, GREECE – S Beach welcomed the Carroten and Panik Record summer beach party yesterday in Athens sea side. Lots of stars shined on stage with their live performances and we had the chance to meet with our 2014 Eurovision representatives Freaky Fortune and Risky Kidd. In this post we present you our interview with […]

FREAKY FORTUNE July 14

Video / Gallery: Freaky Fortune ready to meet Conchita again

ATHENS, GREECE – During the amazing beach party by Carroten and Panik Records, oikotimes.com had the chance to meet the 2014 representatives of Greece, Freaky Fortune and Risky Kidd. In this post we present our interview with Freaky Fortune (aka Nicolas and Theofilos) the amazing duo who made B&W Hallerne audience to “Rise Up” with […]

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Video / Gallery: Will Demy finally represent Greece in Eurovision?

ATHENS, GREECE – Yesterday, Panik Records and Carroten celebrated summer with a great beach party in Athens sea side. Lots of great stars participated in the beach concert performing live for a huge audience. Amongst them it was Demy, the upcoming star the hits of which smash the national charts every time she releases a […]

PHOTO: NERIT.GR July 08

Official: Greece not entering JESC 2014

ATHENS, GREECE – Moments ago the Greek national broadcaster confirmed that their final decision for Junior Eurovision Song Contest is negative. The cost for the participation is what troubles the national broadcaster which is also opposite to the idea of Junior Eurovision despite huge efforts the past two years. This means that Cyprus will not […]

ELENI FOUREIRA July 02

MAD VMA 2014: Watch the performances (full version)

ATHENS, GREECE – Tonight ANT1 TV aired the 2014 edition of MAD Video Music Awards. It is another thing to attend the Peace and Frienship arena with 12,000 people and it’s another thing to realise that the final TV outcome was indeed the best in the last 11 years the event exists. Below you can […]

ELENI FOUREIRA July 02

On The Spot: Cruising with Eleni Foureira

Most Greek Eurofans wish for Eleni Foureira to enter the Eurovision Song Contest since her first effort in the 2010 Greek national final. Since then with lots of amazing video clips and stunning performances at the MAD Video Music Awards, Eleni has become the dream of every Eurofan across Europe for the contest. But she […]

SAKIS ROUVAS SUPPORTING PARTHENON MARBLES RETURN June 29

Sakis Rouvas joins #parthenonmarbles campaign

ATHENS, GREECE – One more Greek superstar joins the voices of dozens international celebrities vowing for the Parthenon Marbles to return to their home, Greece. Sakis Rouvas uses his appeal, charm and handsomeness to address the international community on the newest campaign to bring the marbles back where they belong. We are 100% behind you […]

FREAKY FORTUNE & RISKY KIDD REHEARSAL June 26

Listen: new collaboration and song for Freaky Fortune

ATHENS, GREECE – After their disappointing 20th position in the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest Final, Freaky Fortune are not turned down and they are storming the clubs and radios all over the country plus Cyprus. Their recent performances at MADWALK Cyprus and MAD Video Music Awards left the best impressions despite the poor result in […]