OIKOTIMES 14 YEARS ONLINE: welcome Azerbaijan
PRESS RELEASE – It’s 14 years already since we first went online with oikotimes – the web page which always meant to bring the ultimate Eurovision information from the side of the fans. Only last year 2,4 million visited our website giving to oikotimes the second best year since 2006.
Since 2011 we celebrate our annual online anniversary with a party to remember night. In 2011 and 2013 it was Athens, in 2012 it was Brussels and in 2014 was host city Copenhagen. In 2015 we again decided to party at the Eurovision host city, Vienna. Therefore we want to invite you all accredited P & F Eurovision lovers to join us at the EUROCLUB on 20/5 at 23:00 after the jury rehearsal for a unique celebration.
We are not going to be alone: Today we are proud to announce the second participant of the party which is Azerbaijan. The 2008 participant of the land of fire is back and Elnur Huseynov will perform his song “Hour Of The Wolf” o celebrate the 14th online anniversary.
Elnur Huseynov is an Azerbaijani singer, born in 1987. At the age of five, Elnur had his first experience with music, when he started attending piano and vocal classes. Later on, Elnur began to experiment with different music styles such as classic, jazz and pop. He worked at the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre and at the State Philharmonic Hall. Elnur continued improving his vocal technique under the guidance of renowned vocal coaches. The Azerbaijani artist will take the Eurovision stage for a second time. In 2008 as a part of Elnur & Samir duo with the song Day After Day, he reached the eighth place in the Grand Final. After the Eurovision Song Contest, Elnur’s musical career had an unexpected turn. He played a part of Phoebus in Azerbaijan’s version Notre-Dame De Paris. In February this year, Elnur won the fourth season of Turkish version of the The Voice. In the final battle he set up a record in the televoting history of the show by collecting over a million votes.
During the party we will make sure the first 50 of you will get random Eurovision goodies specially gathered for you! Don’t miss this one!!!