Category Archives: ON THE SPOT

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 […]

STRIKE IN COPENHAGEN 10 APRIL 2014 April 10

DR SOLVES STAGEHANDS STRIKE

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – Danish national broadcaster is suppose to deal with television and production of TV program and shows. Today it seems DR was also mediating to solve a working crisis among the four stagehands companies contracted to build the stage of the 59th Eurovision Song Contest. Stagehands blocked the road to the venue this […]

OIKOTIMES APP April 10

DOWNLOAD THE OIKOTIMES iPHONE APP

PRESS RELEASE – The oikotimes.com iPhone App is back after a year when we lost the data of the former website. The 2014 Eurovision Song Contest will be great experience for you through our iPhone application. The menu is simple: we present you with the news, the current Europrediction poll and then our three major […]

JOHNNY LOGAN April 10

TEN EUROSONGS FOR COPENHAGEN

During Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen, the pedestrian street Strøget is turned into a Fan Mile, which runs through the inner city, connecting the central squares, like Gammeltorv and Nytorv, where the temporary Eurovision Village is located. From 28 April – 10 May 2014 citizens and visitors will be able to walk the Tribute […]

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 […]

TIM SCHOU April 08

TIM SCHOU HOSTS EUROCLUB EVENTS

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – Apart from Refshaleøen and its B&W Hallerne (soon to be proclaimed Eurovision Island), another focus point of this year’s contest will be the Euroclub, to be located at the VEGA complex, right in the city centre of wonderful Copenhagen. An impressive number of events will be stage there from April 28th to […]

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 […]

EUROVISION 2014 SUBLOGO 01 April 03

ESC 2014: OFFICIAL ALBUM AVAILABLE FOR PRE ORDER

Official album with all 37 competing songs and Rainmaker, the theme song, is now available for pre-order on iTunes. It will be released in a few days and you can check it out here.

EUROVISION 2014 SUBLOGO March 31

EUROVISION 2014: THE SCHEDULE

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – In exactly five weeks the 59th Eurovision Song Contest will take place. Preparations are already started and the first delegations will arrive on April 27th in the Danish capital as on April 28th the first technical rehearsals will take place. The first set of rehearsals once again will be behind closed doors […]

EUROVISION 2014 LOGO March 31

MORE TICKETS AVAILABLE ON APRIL 4

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – The last round of the ticket sale for the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 will start on April 4 at 10:00 CET on billetlugen.dk. The tickets cost from 130 DKK for the semi final shows and up to 1830 DKK for the Grand Final. There will be 10.000 in the audience for every […]