Category Archives: EUROSTARS

PHOTO: YANNIS PAPOUTSAKIS / OIKOTIMES.COM October 24

Rybak’s support message to Franklin

OSLO, NORWAY – As it was announced some weeks ago Franklin Calleja will sing in this years Malta Eurovision 2015 ‘Still here’, a composition of 2009 ESC-winner Alexander Rybak. Alexander is extremely happy and in full believe of Franklin and the song of course as he stated today on his official facebookpage My song for […]

DANA INTERNATIONAL October 23

Dana International is the new Cruella de Vil

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL – In Jerusalem, on December 20th, a new musical will be premiered: “101 Dalmatians”, inspired by the famous Disney motion picture. The story of 99 puppies trying their luck not to be transformed into lovely fur coat… some may ask what is “Eurovisionesque” in that story. Well… nothing actually, except if you have […]

LOREEN October 23

Loreen replaces Conchita in Luxembourg Eurovision Gala

LUXEMBOURG CITY, LUXEMBOURG – The 2014 edition of Eurovision Gala Night is taking place this Saturday at the Casino 2000 in Mondorf-les-Bains and a last minute change in the line up has been announced. Conhita Wurst will not perform after all and the organisers announced Loreen as her replacement. The decline of the 2014 Eurovision […]

SPAIN 2014 RUTH LORENZO October 22

Spanish Eurostars join charity concert for kids with cancer

MADRID, SPAIN – Two Spanish eurostars will take part in a charity concert in the town of Murcia to raise awareness and funds for children affected by cancer. The All Against Cancer gala started in 2010. Ruth Lorenzo, who represented Spain at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, and Serafín Zubiri, the country’s 1992 and 2000 […]

GRAHAM NORTON October 21

Graham Norton’s interview upon autobiography release

PINKNEWS.CO.UK REPORTS – Graham Norton has discussed the criticism he gets for being camp, saying most of it comes from the gay community. Speaking to Attitude, the BBC presenter said: “The only thing that makes me sad – and Alan Carr is sort of like this too – is that the most stick you get […]

PHOTO: RITA GUERRA FACEBOOK FAN PAGE October 21

Rita Guerra would love to return to Eurovision

LISBON, PORTUGAL – Rita Guerra who represented Portugal at Riga in 2003 with the song “Deixa-me sonhar (só mais uma vez)” has commented that she would love to take part once again, said on a recent interview to ESC Portugal. Rita has recently launched her new album “Volta” (Return) and with a thirty year career […]

PHOTO: PULLPUSHSTUDIO.COM October 21

Jose María Purón criticises TVE upon Eurovision choices

MADRID, SPAIN – In a recent interview, Jose María Purón, musician and composer severely criticised TVE for the negative results that Spain has achieved at Eurovision. Purón is famous for composing the song sang by Anabel Conde “Vuelve Conmigo” that in 1995 achieved a runner-up spot for Spain. Purón claims that a strong national selection […]

PHOTO: ÜLO JOSING October 20

R.I.P. Tarmo Leinatamm (Estonia 2008)

TALLINN, ESTONIA – Tarmo Leinatamm, who represented Estonia in 2008, as part of Kreisiraadio, has passed away of cancer that he was struggling with some time. Beside being a singer, Mr Leinatamm was a famous entertainer and politician in Estonia. He was also the conducter for Estonia two times – in 1996. and 1997. The […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU October 14

Prestigious award for The Common Linnets

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – Back in 2004, the European Commission (in partnership with the EBU and the European Talent Exchange Program) has decided to create the European Border Breakers Award. In order to recognize the cross border success of debuting European artists, 10 acts are awarded an EBBA prize every year. The list of the 2015 […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU October 14

Conchita wins Moment of the Year at Attitude Awards 2014

ATTITUDE.CO.UK REPORTS (LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM) – Conchita Wurst has won the Moment of the Year prize at the Attitude Awards 2014. The Austrian drag queen, famed for her distinctive bearded look, won the prize for her landmark victory at the Eurovision Song Contest in Denmark in May of this year. Wurst – real name Tom […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU October 14

Yes, Krista finally gets married!

HELSINKI, FINLAND – The Finnish 2013 Eurovision representative, Krista Siegfrids, has announced her engagement to her long time boyfriend Janne Gronroos. Krista broke the news to her fans on her Instagram account with an accompanying photo of her engagement ring. The couple were holidaying on the Maldives when her future husband popped the question. DID […]

PHOTO: FEMINA.MK October 13

Video / Eurostars in Serbian Your Face Sounds Familiar

BELGRADE, SERBIA – The second season of Your Face Sounds Familiar kicked off last night and we already had a Eurovision performance. Popular actor Nenad Okanović had the role of Mirna Radulović, who was secretly in the audience watching his performance. Nevena Božović also joined him on stage, while a dance took the role of […]

PHOTO: NTB SCANPIX / WEEKEND MIKALSEN, VG / TERJE MORTENSEN, VG October 10

Star-Studded Christmas party canceled

OSLO, NORWAY – Eurovision winner, Alexander Rybak, Mia Gunderesen, SILY, Atle Pettersen and Anita Hegerland were to do a special Xmas/New Year show in H3 Arena in Fornebu. The event center has capacity of 1200 people, but now the Gala is canceled due to low interested, that was caused by the high prices. Only few […]

SPAIN 2014 RUTH LORENZO October 09

Ruth Lorenzo plans Eurovision return

MADRID, SPAIN – Formula TV revealed today that Ruth Lorenzo sets eyes for Eurovision again. According to her interview statement she plans to return to Eurovision Song Contest within the next three years. We all remember the vows against Ruth Lorenzo’s victory in the Spanish national final last spring but she managed to shut everyone’s […]

AUSTRIA 2014 CONCHITA WURST October 08

Video: Conchita performs & speaks in European Parliament

BBC.CO.UK REPORTS (BRUSSELS, BELGIUM) – Austrian drag act Conchita Wurst called for greater tolerance and an end to discrimination during a visit to the European Parliament in Brussels. Wurst, whose real name is Tom Neuwirth, was invited to the parliament by lawmakers to promote tolerance and non-discrimination. The 25-year-old Austrian performer gained international fame when […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU October 08

Video: interesting duet of 2014 Slovenian entry

LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA – Slovenian representative in the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, Tinkara Kovač was recently guest in a special RTVSLO show in which she performed her Eurovision entry “Round and Round” but not alone. She was accompanied by Junior Eurovision 2014 entrant Ula Lozar, the young girl artist who’s the first ever Slovenian entrant in […]

MANS ZELMERLOW October 07

Måns Zelmerlöw could return to Melodifestivalen

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – Local newspaper Aftobladet revealed that Måns Zelmerlöw (2007 and 2009 finalists in Melodifestivalen) could return in the 2015 edition of the greatest music show of Sweden. SVT is eager to have him onboard and we all remember “Cara Mia” and “Hope & Glory”. Besides been a TV host the past few years, […]

PHOTO: BASTERRA October 06

Eurovision missed out on Manolo Escobar

MADRID, SPAIN – When in 1968, Spain won the Eurovision Song Contest, everything spoke about how Massiel singing La, la, la was originally meant to be Joan Manuel Serrat but that his desire to sing in Catalan meant that he was not going to be selected to represent Spain at the contest. What was not […]

PHOTO: IR.LV October 06

Video / OGAE Spain & Portugal Convention 2014: Marie N

MADRID, SPAIN – Last night OGAE Spain and Portugal got their first joint meeting in Madrid and along with hundreds of Eurofans, various Eurovision stars from Spain, Portugal and Europe, celebrated the unique night at Centro Cultural of Sanchnarro and Delirio. The team of oikotimes.com was there and bring you the latest videos from the […]