Category Archives: EUROSTARS

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: EUROVISION.TV / EBU August 28

Milan & Jelena as jury members in talent show

BELGRADE, SERBIA – Two former Serbian Eurovision representatives will be members of the jury in a music show Pink’s little stars, which will start airing in September on the biggest television network on Balkan – RTV Pink: Jelena Tomašević and Milan Stanković. The producers chose them as they both started their carrers in similar shows […]

PHOTO: ALEXANDER RYBAK via INSTAGRAM August 25

Alexander Rybak set to return in Eurovision?

VALLETTA, MALTA – 2009 ESC winner Alexander has been in Malta these days for a non announced visit. Accordingly to his facebook and twitter page he visited the Russian International Boarding School in the town of Bugibba where he gave a concert some years ago. However more interesting was a photo he posted with Maltese […]

PHOTO: YANNIS PAPOUTSAKIS / OIKOTIMES.COM August 23

Eurostars accept ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (part 3)

One more day of unstoppable Eurovision stars accepting he ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. In this post we see Eurostars like Dino Merlin (Bosnia & Herzegovina 1999, 2011), Nina Badric (Croatia 2012), Tanja (Estonia 2014), Olivia Newton John (United Kingdom 1974), Eldar Qasimov (Azerbaijan 2011), Lulu (United Kingdom 1969), Twiins (Slovakia 2011), Kurt Calleja (Malta 2012), […]

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) […]

ANI LORAK August 21

Ani Lorak reacts over political criticism she received

KYIV, UKRAINE – 2008 Ukrainian representative Ani Lorak, who was silent over the past weeks after receiving a lot of criticism about her performances in Russia, decided to write an open letter on Facebook and reply to those who cynically criticised her for her actions. ANI LORAK’s OPEN LETTER I am writing this letter sincerely […]

CONCHITA WURST August 21

Starting to become a bit boring: Karl Lagerfeld shoots Eurovision winner

INDIPENDET.CO.UK REPORTS – Karl Lagerfeld shot a series of portraits for an editorial entitled “The New Normal” featuring Austrian singer Conchita Wurst and pregnant model Ashleigh Good. The legendary creative director of Chanel, Fendi and his own label shot the drag queen sensation for CR Fashion Book, the fashion magazine of his friend and former […]

CONCHITA WURST August 21

Ice bucket challenge accepted by Eurostars

Eurovision stars (with a big delay the truth is) joined the ALS Ice Bucket challenge originally started by Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg. How does it work? Each challenger invites his friends to do the same video within 24 hours so the donation can take place. Conchita Wurst, Duncan James, Kalomoira, Marco Mengoni and Ruth Lorenzo […]

PHOTO: VICTOR CRUZ LAFUENTE / OIKOTIMES.COM August 20

Donata & Cleo multi-nominated at ESKA 2014

WARSAW, POLAND – The Polish representatives at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, Donatan & Cleo, have been nominated for several awards at the upcoming ESKA Music Awards in Poland. Donatan & Cleo have received nominations for best hit for “My Word”, best female artist, best artist network, best video for both their Eurovision entry “My […]

LOREEN August 20

Loreen to perform at Eurasian Music Awards 2014

ASTANA, KAZAKHSTAN – For some years now, the huge central Asia republic of Kazakhstan has tried to join the EBU with the obvious goal of taking part to the Eurovision Song Contest. So far, the attempts have been unsuccessful but the country still has a growing interest in Eurovision. As an example, this year’s Eurasian […]

LUXEMBOURG FLAG August 18

Eurostars to attend OGAE Luxembourg 2014 gala

LUXEMBOURG, LUXEMBOURG – What a strange country the posh Grand Duchy is! Let us not mention its size or its banking system but let’s focus on the Eurovision Song Contest. On the one hand, the national broadcaster RTL Télé Lëtzebuerg is still snubbing the EBU refusing to take part to the event and on the […]

WILLIAM MANGION August 18

Now that’s a well paid job!

MALTATODAY.COM.MT REPORTS – Eurovision singer William Mangion is being paid €19,582 each year under the contract he has with the government to ‘coordinate the promotion of local bands’. The Ministry for Justice and Culture signed the contract with the singer last year, soon after Labour’s election victory. The ministry said the scale is “an equivalent […]

KRISTA SIEGFRIDS August 11

Krista to headline Czech Eurovision party

PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC – The Finnish representative at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest, Krista Siegfrids, will perform in Pilsen in the Czech Republic this September as part of festivities to mark the city’s title of European Capital of Culture in 2015. Krista will perform on September 13 in Pantheon, the largest music club in western […]

POLAND 2014 ESC OLA 02 August 08

Polish beauty of Eurovision stunned Kos island

KOS ISLAND, GREECE – Ola gave a very… feminine performance in this year’s Eurovision contest impressing the male audience. Ola has been in Greece and specifically on the island of Kos along with her partner, whereas she does not stop uploading photos of her enjoying the sun and the sea!

DANA INTERNATIONAL August 07

Dana International vows against Europe

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS – During a backstage interview with Dutch media and during the Amsterdam Pride 2014, Eurovision 1998 winner Dana International (and 2011 participant) vowed against Europe regarding the Israeli – Gaza crisis. Dana said that “Europe has to shut their mouth. You have killed millions and millions throughout the course of history. Shut […]

DAVID BISBAL & EMMA MARRONE August 07

Listen: David Bisbal & Emma Marrone team up

POPCOCKER.WORDPRESS.COM REPORTS – Spanish super star David Bisbal has teamed up with Italian superstar Emma Marrone for a brand new upbeat Spanish single which is guaranteed of latin influences. ‘Hombre De Tu Vida’ marks the first international single on which Emma is featured. The Italian singer recently invited Bisbal onto her sold out Limited Edition […]

ANI LORAK August 04

Ukrainian minister adviser furious with Ani Lorak

ODESSA, UKRAINE – Last week’s concert of Ani Lorak in Odessa had a sad surprise for the 2008 Ukrainian representative in the Eurovision Song Contest. Protestors in the concert accused Lorak of supporting Putins regime through her frequent performances in Russia. The singer stated that she is simply an artist and totally supporting Ukraine and […]

PHOTO: EUROMEDIA August 04

Gallery: Eurovision stars ‘Bring Peace’ in east Ukraine

EASTERN UKRAINE – Mariya Yaremchuck, Ruslana, Zlata Ognevich and Anastasiya Prikhodko, who represented Russia in Eurovision 2009 in Moscow but Ukrainian originally, are touring in eastern Ukraine as a part of the ‘Bring Peace’ initiative. Eurovision stars among other Ukrainian singers undertaking a tour of military bases and hospitals as well as recently released from […]

CONCHITA WURST August 04

Video: Eurostars perform in Amsterdam Pride 2014

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS – Dana International, Conchita Wurst and Johnny Logan highlighted the 2014 edition of Amsterdam Pride which concluded in The Netherlands. Watch the performances of the Eurovision stars below as well as the entire live coverage of the event.