SOPHIA PATSALIDES July 21

Exclusive: Cyprus sends Sophia Patsalides to Malta

NICOSIA, CYPRUS – CyBC officially announces that it will participate at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, which will take place on November 15th 2014 in Malta. The entrant for Cyprus, who has been chosen by an internal selection, will be the 13 year-old Sophia Patsalides from Nicosia. As is known, EBU allows participating members to […]

EUROVISION 2014 GENERIC 05 July 21

Eurovision organisers faced with potential multi-million kroner fine

ICENEWS.IS REPORTS – The organiser’s of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Denmark, Projektselskabet, could be facing a 10m euro fine because it found subcontractors for the event without making requests for tender. Copenhagen University law professor Sune Troels Poulsen said this was a clear indication that Projektselskabet breached the rules and acted against the […]

ANGGUN July 20

Video: Anggun performs at Indonesia’s Got Talent

JAKARTA, INDONESIA – Once a pop star, now a real TV juror, Anggun is still hitting the stage. The 2012 French representative is once again back in her homeland as a juror. After “X factor Indonesia” she’s now part of «Indonesia’s Got Talent», the local version of the world famous TV show. In her country, […]

EUROVISION 2013 GENERIC 08 July 20

Eurovision 2013: Great memories with Lilian’s video interviews

MALMOE, SWEDEN – The 2013 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest was one more memorable moment for oikotimes.com. The team had some big problems during the first days with the bad organisation of the Swedes especially with the low wi-fi connection at the press centre but ultimately we all annoyed one more great show. Lilian […]

ALYONA LANSKAYA July 20

Video: Eurostars perform at Slavianski Bazaar 2014

VITEBSK, BELARUS – Once again he glorious international festival at Vitebsk took place. The 2014 edition of Slavianski Bazaar was surrounded by many #Eurovision stars. The event kicked of on 10th of July with Sophie Ellis-Bextor as the guest of honour – international star. Although Loreen and Emmelie de Forest (Eurovision winners 2012, 2013 respectively) […]

CONCHITA WURST RED CARPET July 19

450 Euros to see Anna Vissi & Conchita in Mykonos!

MYKONOS, GREECE – Anna Vissi is celebrating her 40th anniversary in the music industry and she is giving aways a big concert at the island of the winds, Mykonos on July 26th. She will not be alone, though! Greek (1980, 2006) and Cypriot (1982) representative, will not be alone on stage as she invited Freaky […]

MTV VMA 2014 LOGO July 19

Avicii nominated in MTV VMA 2014

CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES – We all remember the 2013 Eurovision anthem made by Avicii and B & B from ABBA, one of the most spectacular openings in the history of the #Eurovision Song Contest. Two nominations for Aviccii are now underway for Avicci in the 2014 edition of MTV VMA which are expected to be […]

CONCHITA WURST July 19

Conchita joins Manchester Pride 2014 after Mykonos

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM – Eurovision sensation Conchita Wurst is set to headline this year’s Manchester Pride Big Weekend festival. The Austrian drag artist, who won this year’s contest in Compenhagen, will perform at the festival over the August Bank Holiday weekend. All Saints, Foxes and Anastacia are among the other musical acts who will take […]

MONTENEGRO RTCG July 18

Montenegro debuts in Junior Eurovision 2014

PODGORICA, MONTENEGRO – Junior Eurovision Song Contest will see one more new contestant this year. RTCG has just confirmed that they will debut this November in Malta. There is no doubt that their qualification has boosted them to join this show also. There is still no information how they will select their first representative, but […]

SWITZERLAND GENERIC July 18

Switzerland 2015: National Final date set

KREUZLINGEN, SWITZERLAND – Swiss national broadcaster SF announced details for the national selection and the date for the national final. The country wild decide its entry on January 31st. September 29th is the date when the online voting will begin and it will last till October 27th. The online voting and the expert jury combination […]

WHO SEE & NINA ZIZIC July 16

New releases by Dima Bilan, Vaidas, Who See, Sebalter

Summer is the right time to publish a new song so several Eurostars have released some new songs hoping to become hits that will be played in beach bars. First we have a former winner, from 2008 to be exact. Yes, it is Dima Bilan from Russia. His song is called Sick of you and […]

SANNA NIELSEN July 16

Eurostar perform at Princess Victoria’s birthday celebrations

ÖLAND, SWEDEN – Crown Princess Victoria turned 37 on Monday, and the entire royal family gathered on the island of Öland for the occasion which also marked the royal debut of Prince Carl Philip’s fiancée Sofia Hellqvist. Victoria Day was originally conceived as an opportunity to give an award for major Swedish sporting achievements. Today, […]

CONCHITA WURST July 16

Video: Conchita Wurst in Innsbruck

INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA – Hours ago, Conchita Wurst was in Innsbruck for a short visit and a performance. She was given a tour of the city by the mayor Christine Oppitz-Plörer and pleased the audience with “Rise Like A Phoenix”. This piece of news doesn’t seem that interesting unless you keep in mind that Tyrol’s capital […]

TIJANA DAPSEVIC July 15

FYR Macedonia decides on November 13th

SKOPJE, FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA – “The sooner the better” seems to be the early slogan of Eurovision 2015. We all thought Malta would be the first country to choose its entry this year but today, another country, often rumoured as being out of the line up next year, has made a surprising move. […]

FREAKY FORTUNE July 15

Have you voted for Freaky Fortune’s bid to Lady GaGa’s concert yet?

ATHENS, GREECE – The 2014 Greek representatives, Freaky Fortune are bidding to open the live concert of Lady GaGa in Athens. An online open competition kicked off on the web and Freaky Fortune are one of the artists bidding for the opening act. The team of oikotimes.com is urging everyone to support them and send […]

UKRAINE KYIV 24 July 14

Listen: Ukrainian bids for JESC 2014 & venue information

KYIV, UKRAINE – The National selection for the JESC-2014 is in full swing. NTU has already selected 20 hopefuls for participation in the final and is working under the preparation for the National Final which is traditionally held outside Kyiv. This year the venue was chosen in the the National Carpathian Park, which is 920 […]

DSC09987 July 14

Video / Gallery: Risky Kidd thanks oikotimes.com

ATHENS, GREECE – S Beach welcomed the Carroten and Panik Record summer beach party yesterday in Athens sea side. Lots of stars shined on stage with their live performances and we had the chance to meet with our 2014 Eurovision representatives Freaky Fortune and Risky Kidd. In this post we present you our interview with […]

FREAKY FORTUNE July 14

Video / Gallery: Freaky Fortune ready to meet Conchita again

ATHENS, GREECE – During the amazing beach party by Carroten and Panik Records, oikotimes.com had the chance to meet the 2014 representatives of Greece, Freaky Fortune and Risky Kidd. In this post we present our interview with Freaky Fortune (aka Nicolas and Theofilos) the amazing duo who made B&W Hallerne audience to “Rise Up” with […]

DSC09935 July 14

Video / Gallery: Will Demy finally represent Greece in Eurovision?

ATHENS, GREECE – Yesterday, Panik Records and Carroten celebrated summer with a great beach party in Athens sea side. Lots of great stars participated in the beach concert performing live for a huge audience. Amongst them it was Demy, the upcoming star the hits of which smash the national charts every time she releases a […]