Category Archives: EUROVISION

EUROPREDICTION 2014 LOGO April 18

EUROPREDICTION 2014: VOTE

PRESS RELEASE – Welcome to the 19th edition of Europrediction® 2014, the interactive poll through which you can predict the semifinal qualifiers and the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest. Since 2011 for 3 years oikotimes poll predicts the winner while within 19 years of the poll, 12 times the winner was predicted. Read the […]

EUROVISION 2014 LOGO April 17

ESC 2014: WIN PRIZES MARATHON

PRESS RELEASE – This season oikotimes.com is more than ready to make everyone happy. We start a marathon of giving away prizes related to Eurovision Song Contest 2014. This year we will do it in a very eel organised and professional way. Win Prizes will be available on our Facebook Fan Page and it will […]

EUROVISION 2014 BANNER April 15

EUROVISION STAGE IN ACTION VIDEO SUSPENDED

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – The first stand-in rehearsal at B&W took place and the first video with the stage is online. You can see below Polish stand-in performer and choreography using the stage which looks absolutely stunning! According to official schedule rehearsals will start in less than two weeks. But something did happen today in B&W […]

EUROVISION 2014 STAGE SNIPPET April 15

APRIL 15 UPDATE: LITTLE BIT OF THIS & THAT

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – Copenhagen is getting ready to host thousands of artists, tourists, eurofans and media representatives for the Eurovision Song Contest 2014. The first impression of the stage seems to have appeared on stage and everyone immediately remembered the stage of Baku back in 2012 Eurovision Song Contest. The photo seems not to be […]

OIKOTIMES 13 YEARS WEBSITE April 14

OIKOTIMES 13 YEARS: COPENHAGEN 2014!

PRESS RELEASE – The team of http://www.oikotimes.com is going to celebrate it’s 13th anniversary for the very first time during the Eurovision Song Contest itself. All eyes will be on Denmark – this year’s host country and oikotimes are privileged to share such a memorable date to recognise it’s online birthday! On April 28th at […]

FLAGS COLLAGE April 14

ESC 2014: MAKE #MYEUROVISIONFLAG

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – Soon flags, glitter and colours will cover Copenhagen when the Eurovision Song Contest and 37 competitors takes over the Danish capital city. Today Danish Broadcaster DR has launched a new Eurovision campaign to make people all over Europe make a flag in a creative way to support their favorite country in this […]

EBU April 14

CRIMEA GIVES EBU A BIG DILEMMA

AFTONBLADET.SE REPORTS – The Eurovision Song Contest is not political we hear over and over again. But the crisis on Crimea between Russia and Ukraine will effect this year’s competition when it comes to the voting part. Will the votes from Crimea be count as Russian or Ukrainian? Swedish Russia expert Stig Frederiksson sees this […]

AUSTRALIA FANS April 12

FULL EUROVISION SWING DOWN UNDER

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA – Australia will dedicate an entire week to Eurovision as the country sends its first representative to the contest, albeit as an interval act. Due to an eight hour time difference, the shows in Australia will not be aired live. However, both semi finals and the grand final will be shown in full […]

EUROVISION BETTING ODDS April 12

ESC 2014: WHAT THE BETS & POLLS SAY

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – Through this post we will keep you updated throughout the season for the betting odds of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014. This post will be updated every now and then with all important information from the betting world. SUPPORT YOUR FAVOURITE COUNTRY IN EUROPREDICTION 2014 UPDATE 12.04.2014 In less than a month […]

SOFTENGINE April 12

FINNISH FANS URGE FOR SUPPORT

HELSINKI, FINLAND – The head of the Finnish Eurovision Club has predicted that Finland’s song contest hopeful “Something Better” will stand out from other entries to place in the finals in May. The Finnish outfit Softengine will be heading off to the competition buoyed up by a loyal — and optimistic — support group. Ever […]

EUROVISION 2014 BANNER April 12

EUROVISION BANNER INSTALLED AT B&W

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – The big Eurovision Song Contest 2014 logo banner is now installed in the front face of B&W Hallerne. 25 meters wide and 25 meters high the banner presentation is based on the idea to see it from almost he entire city, said Peter Jensen, director of the company Megacom. It is the […]

EBU LOGO April 11

EBU LAUNCH ESC DIGITAL ARCHIVE IN MAY

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The Eurovision Song Contest Online Archive, which aims to store a copy of every song ever performed during the event’s 59 year history, will open for testing in May ahead of this year’s event in Copenhagen. Members of the EBU Community will be asked to contribute copyright guidance, and transfer digital copies […]

EUROVISION 2014 STAGE 02 April 10

B&W: TECHNICAL REHEARSALS & A WATERFALL!

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – With exactly one month to the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 the first technical rehearsals took place at B&W Hallerne today. The platforms for the audience, the stage and green room is done and now the old shipyard looks like an arena for Eurovision. Stage designer Claus Zier is […]

ABDEL AZIZ MAHMOUD & ULLA ESSENDROP April 09

ULLA & ABDEL TO HOST PRESS CONFERENCES

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – The Eurovision Song Contest is more than just three shows. From April 28th more than 80 press conferences will be held on Eurovision Island in Copenhagen during the rehearsals and shows. DR has appointed Ulla Essendrop and Abdel Aziz Mahmoud to host and moderate the press conferences during Eurovision in Copenhagen. They […]

LAURA WHITMORE April 09

LAURA READY TO HOST EUROVISION FOR BBC

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – Laura Whitmore will host the Eurovision Song Contest for BBC Three. The I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! NOW! presenter will join Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills to co-host the channel’s coverage of the semi-finals in Copenhagen, Denmark. The blonde beauty is excited to be joining the team, and […]

SERBIA RTS April 08

RTS TO BROADCAST ALL THREE SHOWS

BELGRADE, SERBIA – Serbia’s national broadcaster, RTS, will air all three shows of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest live on its main channel RTS1. The decision comes despite the network pulling out of this year’s edition due to financial reasons. RTS’ PR Duška Vučinić called on the Serbian diaspora to watch the show and vote […]

SOURCE: OIKOTIMES.COM April 07

ARMENIA WINS FIRST SVT PREVIEWS SHOW

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – The Swedish Eurovision broadcaster, SVT, has aired the first of its preview shows for the upcoming contest in Copenhagen. “Inför Eurovision Song Contest 2014″ aired last Friday with hosts Christer Bjorkamn and Malin Olsson, who also commented on the first nine entries of this year’s show. Guest panellists Kitty Jutbring as well […]

EUROVISION 2014 STAGE 03 April 05

EUROVISION 2014: THE STAGE IS OUT!

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – Like the logo of this year’s Eurovision the stage is diamond shaped. Today head of show Jan Lagermand Lundme revealed the first pictures of the stage for the Eurovision Song Contest in Amsterdam where Eurovision in Concert takes place. The head of show explains that DR tried to make it all come […]

IMG_2108 April 05

BETTER SOUND THAN IN EUROVISION 2001!

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – A new Danish invention will help the reverberation in the B&W Halls for the Eurovision Song Contest. Host City Copenhagen has hired audio expert Eddy Bøgh Brixen to help making the music sound good in the old shipyard. He will use a new technology to insure that the audience and viewers all […]