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Articles by A. Alexandrovic (Swiss)

About A. Alexandrovic (Swiss) (1039 Articles)
Having experienced the 2006 Eurovision edition in Athens through oikotimes.com I became a great fun for the contest and love reporting about it!

Conchita Wurst covers Justin Bieber’s Love yourself and Il Volo member “misses” Rigopiano tragedy

ITALY – Gianluca Ginoble, member of the trio Il Volo, spoke about “missing” his trip to Hotel Rigopiano which was buried under the snow after the latest earthquakes in central Italy. “I had to be there at the Hotel Rigopiano during this time. I have miraculously escaped the tragedy but I’m desperate for what happened and for all the victims. It was a beautiful place and Roberto, the owner, is a dear friend […] I’ve cried all night long watching the news on TV. It’s a drama ... | read the full story here

January 22, 2017 6:15 am // 0 Comments

Lithuania 2017: Eurovizija Heat 3 results

LITHUANIA – Eurovizija 2017 Heat 3 show concluded last night with six qualifiers to the next phase of the national selection. 13 acts participated last night and judged by public and jury which was made of: singer and musicologist Darius Užkuraitis, music commentator Ramūnas Zilnys, singer Justė Arlauskaitė-Jazzu and opera soloist Sigutė Stonytė. The final Heat will take place next week and then we will proceed to the quarterfinal. Six acts will compete in the final where ... | read the full story here

January 22, 2017 5:10 am // 0 Comments

Ukraine 2017: allocation for the semi finals

UKRAINE – Ukrainian broadcasters NTU and STB revealed the allocation of the 24 participants in the national selection in the three semi finals. In each show 8 acts will take part. 3 acts will proceed in the final which is set for February 25th. The winner will be determined by public voting 50% and jury voting 50%, members of which are Konstantin Meladze (composer and producer), Andriy Danylko (Ukraine 2007 representative as Verka Serduchka) and Jamala (Eurovision 2016 winner). 04.02.2017 ... | read the full story here

January 21, 2017 9:09 pm // 0 Comments

Moldova 2017: auditions concluded; the 14 finalists announce

MOLDOVA – Three hours of auditions, 38 participants and 14 tickets for the semi finals of O melodie pentru Europa. Fan favourites Sunstroke Project, Boris Covali and Diana Brescan proceeded to teh next phase while Sasha Bognibov didn’t. Maxim Zavidia withdrew from the auditions last week while Shakya never showed up. Sunstroke Project was represented only by singer Sergey Ialovitsky. The semi final is set to take place on February 24th. THE SEMI FINALISTS 01. Sunstroke Project – ... | read the full story here

January 21, 2017 8:59 pm // 0 Comments

Hungary 2017: A Dal’s Heat 2 show postponed

HUNGARY – Tonight’s A Dal Heat 2 show is officially postponed following the devastating news from Verona where a bush crashed. The show will be aired in later date to be announced At least 16 people were killed and some 40 injured after a bus carrying Hungarian students burst into flames on a highway in northern Italy, police said on Saturday. Girolamo Lacquaniti, head of highway police in the city of Verona, said most of the passengers were teenage students and others were teachers ... | read the full story here

January 21, 2017 8:04 pm // 0 Comments

Xandee (Belgium 2004) struggles with heart problem in the hospital

BELGIUM – Xandee, the 2004 Belgian representative undertook recently two heart operations. Unfortunately both operations failed! “The operation failed Wednesday,” says Sandy’s friend Jorgen D’Hont in Nieuwsblad. “The recovery of the heart valve was insufficient. A second surgery went wrong. “Her heart began to fail ‘Jorgen explains. “The surgeon then has resolutely opted for a new valve, but her heart has received a serious blow. Hopefully ... | read the full story here

January 21, 2017 6:48 am // 0 Comments

Iceland 2017: listen to the Söngvakeppin entries

ICELAND – Söngvakeppin entries for the 2017 national selection have been revealed and you can listen to them below. 12 participants will compete for the ticket to represent Iceland in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. LISTEN TO THE PARTICIPANTS Hildur Kristín Stefánsdóttir – Bammbaramm Svala Björgvinsdóttir – Ég veit Thad Páll Rósinkranz & Kristina Bærendsen – Þú og ég Eff Rúnar Rúnarsson – Mér við Hlíð Juli Heiðar Halldórsson & Thordis ... | read the full story here

January 20, 2017 9:38 pm // 0 Comments

Georgia 2017: Tako Gachechiladze to Kyiv

GEORGIA – Georgia has celebrated its national final this afternoon, where 25 artists chose to represent the Caucasian country at the next Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev, Ukraine. Finally, it was Tako Gachechiladze with the theme “Keep The Faith” chosen through a mixed voting system (professional and public jury). Tako Gachechiladze is an old acquaintance of Eurovision, since in 2009 gained the Georgian preselection to go to Eurovisión. On that occasion, his band, Stephane ... | read the full story here

January 20, 2017 8:10 pm // 1 Comment

Watch tonight: Georgia and Belarus decide for Kyiv

Georgian national final is set for January 20th at 17:00 CET and you can watch it here. There will be jury voting 60% and public voting 40%. Artists Song Title Jury Public Total Pts Alisa Danelia We Are Eternity Andria Gvelesiani Revolutionise Asea Sool Nature Brandon Stone & Eteri Beriashvili Heyo Song Davit Shanidze Mtveris katsi Dima Kobeshavidze Scream Elene Mikiashvili Fighter EOS Urban Signs Giorgi Chikovani Make It Right Maliibu We Live Once Mandili Me da shen Mariam Chachkhiani Fly ... | read the full story here

January 20, 2017 12:13 am // 0 Comments