Category Archives: ON THE SPOT

EUROVISION 2014 STAGE 06 April 23

VIDEO / GALLERY: THE STAGE PRESENTATION

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – Today the stage for the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen was officially presented and the stage in B&W Hallerne has water around it, a glowing cube, a pressure-sensitive floor and a huge background screen. Head of Show Jan Lagermand Lundme and producer Per Zachariassen revealed the details of the stage to […]

WONDERFUL COPENHAGEN April 23

WONDERFUL COPENHAGEN: CITY SCHEDULE

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – Denmark is ready. With less than two weeks till it is “Good evening, Europe” live from the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in B&W Hallerne on Eurovision Island, Host City Copenhagen presents a comprehensive event programme for the city’s public celebrations. From 24 April to 11 May the Danish capital will switch to […]

B&W 12 April 22

GALLERY: LOTS OF WORK LEFT TO DO!

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – Last preparations on Eurovision Island: The two big banners on B&W Hallerne can be seen from many places in Copenhagen. And with only two week until the first semi final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen the last preparations on the Eurovision Island and around B&W Hallerne are taking place […]

EUROVISION 2014 LOGO April 22

ON THE SPOT: COPENHAGEN 2014

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – The team of oikotimes.com is once again attending and covering the annual Eurovision Song Contest, the most popular music family television show in the world. Been one of the most popular fan sites for the competition with more than 2 million visits per year, we are obliged to bring you the best […]

EUROVISION 2014 MYEUROVISIONIDEA April 22

#MYEUROVISIONIDEA: WE HAVE A WINNER

COLOGNE, GERMANY – Month ago, DR asked the public for suggestions about the contest improvement. How could ESC2014 become a contest to remember? Hundreds of fans have answered this tough question though the #MyEurovisionIdea facebook page, and we now have a winner! Thomas Majer, from Germany, won a trip to the contest since his idea […]

EUROVISION 2014 EUROCLUB April 22

EUROCLUB 2014: THE FULL PROGRAM

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – The complete schedule of Euroclub VEGA CPH programme for Eurovision Song Contest 2014 announced today and guess what! it all starts with oikotimes.com’s birthday bash on April 28th at 22:00. There will be five areas os entertainment: Lille VEGA (Discoteque) – Store VEGA (live acts) – Lounge (champagne bar, sing along, quizzes, […]

EUROVISION 2014 SUBLOGO 04 April 20

VIDEO: A GLIMPSE OF THE POSTCARDS

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – Every single year, Eurofans all over Europe pay particular attention to each contest’s decorum: the logo, the theme, the host, the interval acts, the stage, the scoring board presentation and…the postcards of course! We are just three weeks ahead of Copenhagen’s final, and we had the opportunity to discover 3 of the […]

EUROVISION 2014 STAGE SNIPPET April 19

VIDEO: THE LED STAGE OF B&W

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – After the illegal leak of various videos from stand-in rehearsals on the web DR keep uploading more teaser videos with official information about the stage. The most interesting and technological scene of Eurovision in Copenhagen! The Danish broadcaster DR published a short video, which shows that the stage is actually a LED […]

EUROFAN CAFE 2014 April 19

ESC 2014: EURO FAN CAFE TICKET SALES

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – One of the highlights this year was the recreation of this project in Copenhagen by Rick Jacobs and DR. The tickets went for sale on the 1st of April. The opening of the Euro Fan Cafe is scheduled on 28th of April, right on the same day the rehearsals will begin in […]

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 […]

EUROCLUB 2014 WRISTBAND April 17

NEW INFO ON EUROCLUB WRISTBANDS

PRESS RELEASE – At EuroClub we have listened to the concerns and good suggestions from the OGAE community and as a result we have made some nice changes to the EuroClub wristband package. The changes are: 1) Presale! A limited number of wristbands will be available for presale from April 28. This means that you, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

COPENHAGEN GAY April 12

COPENHAGEN WELCOMES RUSSIAN GAY WEDDINGS

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – The city of Copenhagen will perform wedding ceremonies for both homosexual and heterosexual couples from all around the world in the days leading up to Denmark’s hosting of the Eurovision Song Contest in May, the municipality said on Thursday. “We have already scheduled 20-30 couples in our calendar -both Danish and foreigners. […]

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 […]

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 […]