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Articles by Fotis Konstantopoulos (Greece)

About Fotis Konstantopoulos (Greece) (1727 Articles)
This passion begins in 1984, in 1996 I established oikotimes as a printed pamphlet and in 2001 as a website turned eventually into Eurovision. The best thing happened is that I got to know some great friends.

Jamala gets an apartment in Kyiv as a thank you for winning Eurovision

UKRAINE – Somehow it becomes clearer that Kyiv will be announced as the host city for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. Don’t ask me how, it’s just a hunch! Remember the huge support of Jamala for Odessa’s bidding on hosting the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest? That was her statement to our Wiwi colleagues: “Wherever you go — it’s delightful, the people are smiling, the air from the sea. God himself ordered to organise festivals, movie festivals.” This seems ... | read the full story here

August 23, 2016 10:41 pm // 0 Comments

Finally someone dared to comment Jamala’s neo-Nazi concert appearance

CYPRUS – With fans all over the web reacting negatively to Jamala’s appearance and participation in the neo Nazi festival in Lutsk on early August, with the EBU not doing anything as usual and with almost all websites not even mentioning the information (of course they have to suck up NTU in order to appear in the next Eurovision videos), Cypriot representatives in 2016 Eurovision Song Contest proved they have the guts to comment the news. “The main responsibility for what is ... | read the full story here

August 22, 2016 8:28 pm // 0 Comments

Where Eurostars 2016 had their vacations this summer?

Les français arrivent ! ✈️🇫🇷 #MahoBeach – la plage aéroport 😛 A photo posted by Amir (@amir_officiel_) on Aug 10, 2016 at 1:13pm PDT Disfrutando de un poco de "tiempo libre"… #summer #marbella A photo posted by Barei (@bareimusic) on Jul 26, 2016 at 9:12am PDT dabbing everywhere I am. #korea #dab #dabbingallthetime #southkorea #gwanghwamun #beautiful #seoul #koreatravel #travelkorea #31gradimschatten A photo posted by JamieTamagotchi (@jamielee_kriewitz) on ... | read the full story here

August 21, 2016 4:22 am // 1 Comment

Should Eurovision follow the Olympic voting system?

EDITORIAL – It is no secret that Eurovision Song Contest love to be connected with the Olympics and already got some elements of it, i.e. the nations parade in the opening of the grand final. It is, also no secret that there are big questions every year with the juries in each countries giving rankings that are very big gaps from each other, if you consider that in some countries a Eurovision entry might get rankings like this: 1st place, 1st place, 1st place, 25th place leading to no ... | read the full story here

August 18, 2016 7:50 pm // 0 Comments

Helena Paparizou doesn’t rule out Eurovision comeback

GREECE – Helena Paparizou, the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest winner, actually never stopped dreaming a return to the Eurovision Song Contest. She was discussing potential comeback for Greece many times in the recent past and she also tried to represent Sweden few years ago. Now speaking on MAD TV’s evening show with Themis Georgantas, officially confirmed that if there is the right song she is not rolling out representing Greece again in the Eurovision Song Contest. In the meantime ... | read the full story here

August 1, 2016 12:13 pm // 0 Comments

Hilarious misunderstanding jeopardise Greek entry in Eurovision

GREECE – Honestly the things in Greece can be really hilarious or even hideous with third parties involved in the Eurovision Song Contest. What do we know about Greece 2017? There are strong rumours about the involvement of the Greek Dream Team (Dimitris Kontopoulos and Fokas Evangelinos) in the internal selection for Ukraine’s Eurovision Song Contest with Demy, the most popular pop singer confirming discussions with them. Greek newspaper, Efimerida ton Sintakton, published today ... | read the full story here

July 26, 2016 3:23 pm // 0 Comments

FYR Macedonia: Martija Stanojković to Malta

FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA – Just confirmed its participation the small Slavic state of the Balkans made a surprise announcement for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016: a girl with a stunning voice, Martija Stanojković will represent the country in Malta next November. With more than 38,000 followers on Instagram she amazed everyone earlier this year with her vocal skills at Pink TV show. Martija started singing at the age of 5 while recorded her first one at the age of 7 ... | read the full story here

July 25, 2016 5:47 pm // 1 Comment

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