Articles by Fotis Konstantopoulos (Greece)

About Fotis Konstantopoulos (Greece) (2070 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.

Denmark 2017: Anja Nissen to Kyiv

DENMARK – Denmark will participate in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. The Danish broadcaster DR will organise the national final Melodi Grand Prix 2017 in order to select the Danish entry for the 2017 contest in Kiev, Ukraine. FINAL Draw Artist Song Result 1 Ida Una “One” Superfinalist 4 Anja Nissen “Where I Am” Superfinalist 10 Johanna Beijbom “A.S.A.P.” Superfinalist 2 Thomas Ring “Vesterbro” Out 3 Rikke Skytte “Color My ... | read the full story here

February 25, 2017 10:10 pm // 4 Comments

February 25: results from Sweden, Iceland, Lithuania

SWEDEN – Melodifestivalen 2017, organised by Sveriges Television (SVT), will be the sixteenth consecutive edition of the contest in which the competition will take place in different cities across Sweden. The fourth semi-final took place on 25 February 2017 at Skellefteå Kraft Arena in Skellefteå. Artist Song Rank Jon Henrik Fjällgren feat. Aninia “En värld full av strider (Vearelde gusnie jeenh vigkieh)” 1/2 Final Wiktoria “As I Lay Me Down” 1/2 Final ... | read the full story here

February 25, 2017 9:38 pm // 0 Comments

Watch: Sakis Roubas and Tamta slay the stage

GREECE – Sakis Rouvas and Tamta (along with other Greek popular singers) continue their live shows in Athens, at the Kentro Athinon. Last night we had the chance to enjoy their live performance due to the party of one of the most popular radio stations Dromos 898 FM. Sakis proudly represented Greece in the 2004 and 2009 Eurovision Song Contest and hosted the 2006 Athens Eurovision Song Contest edition while Tamta participated in the 2007 Greek National Final while she submitted the song ... | read the full story here

February 25, 2017 12:38 pm // 0 Comments

Greece 2017: all details you need to know for the national song selection

GREECE – Greek National Final on Monday, 6th of March 2017. The program will be broadcasted live on ERT1, at 22.00 Greek time. During the show, the 3 competing songs will be presented, by dedicated video clips that Demy has filmed in both Greece and Ukraine and the viewers will have to vote for their best! Greeks will vote for the song of their preference, via sms or telephone call. Also 9 representatives of Greeks leaving abroad, will cast their vote, from different countries, via skype ... | read the full story here

February 23, 2017 3:41 pm // 1 Comment

Kirkorov urges Russia to withdraw and when Philip speaks it means news!

RUSSIA – Phillip Kirkorov, one of the most influential figures in the post Soviet Union and the person that made Eurovision famous in the region, urges Russia to withdraw from the contest. Kirkorov says: “I’m not interested in this competition. I am deeply disappointed by its political involvement and bias. I do not dispute the victory of Ukrainian singer Jamala: European citizens voted for her as they did for Sergey Lazarev. But Sergey won the viewers vote. However, while ... | read the full story here

February 22, 2017 2:16 pm // 1 Comment

Greece 2017: “Demy’s song will not represent Greece…

GREECE – … but it will represent Greeks all over the world.” This is what Mr Pandelis Poumpouras stated from Odessa, where Demy finally managed to arrive after last night’s flight cancellation due to the fog. Mr Pandelis Poumpouras is sponsoring partially the Greek participation in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest and he is a businessman working in Odessa and descending from the island of Lemnos. “I am sponsoring the project out of my own intention as I felt the ... | read the full story here

February 21, 2017 7:16 pm // 1 Comment

Denmark 2017: DR announce our Morten as superfan jury member, hurray!

Congratulations to our editor Morten Kaiser, jury member of DMGP 2017 – #eurovision #eurovisiongr #escpress #celebratediversity #oikotimes #avmag #melfest #umk2017 #impacthub #oev2017 #gay- join us for more on and A post shared by OIKOTIMES EUROVISION (@oikotimes) on Feb 21, 2017 at 12:24am PST DENMARK – DR just announced the jury members for the DMGP 2017 which will take place this Saturday. Among the five names you can spot ... | read the full story here

February 21, 2017 8:39 am // 0 Comments

February 18/19: what and where to watch tonight

EMA 2017 is the 21th edition of the Slovenian national final format Evrovizijska Melodija (EMA). The competition used by RTV Slovenija to select Slovenia’s entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. The competition is broadcast on TV SLO1, Radio Val 202, Radio Koper, Radio Maribor and online via the broadcaster’s RTV 4D platform. On 20 January 2017, Amaya announced that she’d be withdrawing from the competition on the advice of her record label. The 2nd semi-final of EMA 2017 takes ... | read the full story here

February 18, 2017 1:32 am // 0 Comments