Tag Archives: Greece ERT

PHOTO: FOTIS KONSTANTOPOULOS / OIKOTIMES.COM September 09

Memories from Junior Eurovision 2005 (Gallery / Video)

ATHENS, GREECE – In 2005 oikotimes.com didn’t attend the Junior Eurovision event but we covered the national selection of Greece. Alongside with Gerda Hincaite, Thanos Economou and Irene Kleisoura we got recovered some special materials (photos and videos) from the national selection and the interview with the representatives Kalli Georgelli and Alexandros Choundas. The interview […]

PHOTO: FOTIS KONSTANTOPOULOS / OIKOTIMES.COM May 23

GREECE 2009: PHOTO & VIDEO MEMORIES FROM NATIONAL FINAL

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – The entire Eurovision Song Contest 2009 was for me a chapter named “Sakis Rouvas”. The ultimate Greek Apollo, the biggest star of the country whom I met and greeted for the very first time in my life. It all started with the early announcement of his participation in summer of 2008. Then […]

GREECE 2013 ESC EUROSONG A MAD SHOW December 23

GREECE 2014: DT REACHES AGREEMENT

ATHENS, GREECE – We can now officially confirm that the European Broadcasting Union accepts the current interim national broadcaster of Greece, HPRT (Hellenic Public Radio Television) also known as DT, as the Greek national broadcaster eligible to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest. The tele-conference of NERIT’s President George Prokopakis and ERT Asset Manager with […]

GREECE ERT November 07

ERT HEADQUARTERS TAKEN BACK BY POLICE

EKATHIMERINI.COM REPORTS – An Athens prosecutor ordered riot police officers to enter the headquarters of the now defunct state broadcaster ERT in the early hours of Thursday. According to early reports, riot police units asked former ERT employees who were broadcasting from the building to leave the premises in the northern suburb of Agia Paraskevi. […]

GREECE ERT August 19

EBU STOPS FORMER ERT STREAM

The EBU will cease to stream the former Greek public service broadcaster ERT via its satellite capacity and its website on Wednesday August 21 at 9am. The decision follows reports that ERT’s temporary replacement, Greek Public Television (EDT), will broadcast news services this week. Since 12 June, when the Greek Government abruptly stopped ERT from […]

OFFICIAL: GREECE HAS NEW NATIONAL TV

Legislation paving the way for a new public broadcaster to be created after the government shut down ERT last month, was voted through Parliament on Friday, with the minister in charge pledging to create a service that would be free from political intervention. “We have a marathon task ahead of us that will require a […]

GREECE GPT July 10

GPT THE TEMP NATIONAL BROADCASTER

A transitional channel being called Greek Public Television began transmitting its logo on the ERT state broadcaster frequency on Wednesday morning, with plans to show films and documentaries until the launch of the new broadcaster, NERIT. Deputy Culture Minister Pantelis Kapsis said that the interim station will begin program broadcasting “in the next few hours.” […]

KOZA MOSTRA June 17

KOZA MOSTRA IN SUPPORT OF ERT

With the State Council ruling that the signal of ERT should be restored immediately, this afternoon and the coalition parties meeting to rule that ERT signal should be restored as soon as possible, tonight in Thessaloniki, Koza Mostra & Agathonas Iakovides were at the ERT 3 premices singing in support of the ERT shut down. […]

JEAN PAUL PHILIPPOT June 13

PHILIPPOT: ERT SHUT DOWN UNACCEPTABLE

EBU President Jean-Paul Philippot today condemned the Greek government’s overnight shutdown of its national broadcaster ERT as an act of violence and “the worst kind of censorship”. In a statement to Belgian TV station RTBF, of which he is also the Director General, Mr Philippot said the voice of democracy was being brutally silenced in […]

GREECE ERT June 12

NERIT REPLACES ERT BY EARLY SEPTEMBER

A government plan regarding the development of a new national broadcaster replacing ERT was made public on Wednesday. The bill, posted on the website of the government’s general secretariat for communications, noted that ERT would be renamed NERIT SA, which stands for New Hellenic Radio Internet and Television (though the TV and Radio names will […]

EBU LOGO1 June 11

EBU: STUNNED & REPLIES TO GREEK PM

PRESS RELEASE Today the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) expressed profound dismay on behalf of Europe’s entire public service media community at reports that ERT – a founding Member of the EBU in 1950 – has been shut down with immediate effect. Emergency powers granted to the Finance Minister and the competent Minister have been used […]

GREECE ERT June 11

OFFICIAL: ERT SHUTS DOWN TONIGHT!

Today the Greek government issued a law which was approved under no parliementary approval to shut down the Greek national broadcaster and re-open it with less employees and regional stations. The coalition parties immediaitely reacted saying that they will not sign the deal in the cabinet. The ERT employees held an emergency meeting deciding to […]

EBU LOGO June 11

SECURE SOURCES REASSURE EUROFANS

Secure sources revealed moments ago to oikotimes.com that the new ERT might be exceptionally accepted back to the European Broadcasting Union if the new national broadcaster forms in due time to catch up at least the crucial deadlines of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 Our secure source told oikotimes.com: “Based on the EBU’s urge to […]

AGATHONAS IAKOVIDES May 11

BACKSTAGE MAY 11: ALEXANDRA PASCHALIDOU GET A GRIP FINALLY!

Serious disruption took place today during the Greek press conference in Malmoe and our team was there to check, see and invistigate the things.

ELIAS KOZAS April 14

EUROVISION IN CONCERT 2013: KOZA MOSTRA & AGATHONAS / VIDEO / PHOTO GALLERY

The next presentation of the live performacnes we (oikotimes.com) liked last night was the one from Greece.

KOZA MOSTRA 08 April 04

IN PHOTOS: WHAT HAPPENED BACKSTAGE DURING THE NATIONAL FINAL?

Koza Mostra uploaded a new photo album on their official Facebook fan page presenting moments in the backstage of the Greek national selection show Eurosong 2013 a MAD show.

GREECE EUROVISION CHANNEL ERT POWERED BY MAD March 09

YOU DECIDE WHAT TO AIR ON EUROVISION CHANNEL ERT powered by MAD

Wanna have a say on what to see next week in the Eurovision Channel ERT powered by MAD? well here is your chance!

DIMA BILAN February 19

EUROSONG 2013 – A MAD SHOW: DIMA BILAN VIDEO INTERVIEW

The team of oikotimes.com has covered the Greek National Final 2013, Eurosong 2013 – a MAD show. During the backstage of the coverage oikotimes.com got to meet with Eurovision winners amongst them Dima Bilan from Russia (2006, 2008 winner). We met him after many efforts today at the after-party and here is what he told […]

GREECE 2013 ESC GENERIC February 18

EUROSONG 2013 – A MAD SHOW: BROADCAST DETAILS

The grand national final of Greece is about to take place in Athens on February 18 at the Gazi Music Hall. Today the organizers released information on the broadcast of the show. The show will be aired at 20:00 CET (21:00 Local Time) and will be available in the following sources: Regionally through ERT/ET1 Satellite […]