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 […]

TIJANA DAPSEVIC April 11

TIJANA PRESENTS AN ULTIMATE SEXY VIDEO

SKOPJE, FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA – One more official video came out today. Tijana Dapcevic, who will represent FYR Macedonia, presented video for her song “To The Sky” just few hours ago. You remember that we presented you several exclusive photos from the shooting of the video. SUPPORT FYR MACEDONIA IN EUROPREDICTION 2014

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 […]

EUROVISION 2014 LOGO April 10

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 […]

TINKARA KOVAC April 10

VIDEO: SLOVENIA’S VIDEO & NEW VERSION

LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA – Slovenia has presented the new official video and version of its song for the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest titled “Round and Round” by Tinkara Kovač. The song’s composer and producer, Raay, says, “Some hard production changes were made for the official Eurovision version of the song. We dared to be a bit […]

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 […]

MAYA SAR April 10

MAYA SAR ATTENDS OGAE ITALY MEETING

MANTOVA, ITALY – The representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest, Maya Sar, will be the guest of honour at this year’s OGAE Italy preview party, to be held in Mantova this Saturday, April 12. The party will be hosted at the La Favorita hotel from early afternoon until midnight. Guests […]

AARZEMNIEKI April 09

CAKE LESSONS FROM SPAIN TO LATVIA

BARCELONA, SPAIN – The 2014 Latvian entry, “Cake To Bake” by Aarzemnieki, is having a surprise success in Spain! After a Latvian tourist had made them listen to the song, a couple of bartenders from Barcelona, Claudio and H. decided to help the Latvian singers learn how to bake a cake! In order to do […]

MOLLY April 09

FANS TO TAKE PART IN THE UK POST CARD

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – BBC are filming our Eurovision postcard this Saturday 12th April, and you could be part of it! BBC are looking for fans to come to our location in West London and take part in what they promise will be quite a spectacular shoot. If that sounds like you please email Eurovision2014@bbc.co.uk. […]

SANNA NIELSEN April 09

SANNA CHANGES LYRICS DUE TO… GRAMMAR

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – According to many betting odds, Sweden is, once again, a strong contender to win the trophy in Copenhagen. Nevertheless, “Undo” the entry that Sanna Nielsen will perform, will go through slight changes in order to please all Eurovision fans, especially the linguist ones! Indeed, many people have underlined the fact that there […]

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 […]

AXEL HIRSOUX April 09

BE A MOTHER FOR AXEL’S OFFICIAL VIDEO

ANTWERP, BELGIUM – Belgian representative in the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest is planning to record the official video for his Eurovision entry “Mother”. Axel and his team invites all mothers and extras aged 25 years old and above to apply now at the following link – here and therefore be part of Belgium’s bid for […]

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 […]

MARIJA SERIFOVIC April 09

MARIJA’S “CONFESSION” TO BE RELEASED

BELGRADE, SERBIA – The 2007 Eurovision winner, Marija Šerifović is about to release her brand new album, entitled “Confession”. The album is the third phase of the “Confession” project which began with a bio-documentary on Marija’s life and the thrill of winning Eurovision. The second phase of the project consisted of the release of her […]

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 […]