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Big debate in Cyprus over spendings; JESC 2016 fee revealed

CYPRUS – Although no accurate number reported, watching the Top 25 programs of the week on AGB Nielsen Cyprus we can see that Junior Eurovision was surely below 7% of TV rates with less than 55,000 viewers for sure. You can read more on the TV ratings here. In the meantime local press report that there is a major debate in Cyprus over CyBC budget. Among information given by the national broadcaster it was revealed that Junior Eurovision 2016 cost 30,000 Euros to participate and broadcast ... | read the full story here

November 24, 2016 11:09 pm // 0 Comments

November 17: George proves he is a great dancer (only)

VOTE IN JUNIOR EUROPREDICTION OLIVIER’S VIEW George is definitely an act to remember. It’s soooo powerful, and the boy is an incredible performer. The stage is actually turned into a dance floor, and the outcome on screen is just perfect. I must say I’m not a big fan of the song itself. Even though I love the musical parts of the track, I’m not convinced by George’s singing. Anyhow, Cyprus (just like Poland and Israel) should have a quite successful come-back and it is well ... | read the full story here

November 17, 2016 2:03 pm // 0 Comments

November 15: First Rehearsal of Cyprus

CYPRUS – Time for some Cypriot techno now with talented George. Given what we see on screen, those who expected a powerful performance from the young singer won’t be disappointed! Drums, dancers, flames on LED screens, incredible use of lights and A LOT of dancing! George opens his act by “playing” the drum before dancing all over the stage for 3 minutes. A true dance act here, that is clearly focusing on the boy’s entertaining skills. Just like a Cypriot version of Timberlake. ... | read the full story here

November 15, 2016 1:24 pm // 0 Comments

Cyprus 2017: Hovig & Thomas G:son press conference on Thursday

CYPRUS – We already know that Hovig will represent Cyprus in Eurovision 2017 in Kyiv and we know that Swedish songwriter Thomas G:son will make the song. On Thursday we might know a bit more when Hovig and Thomas G:son will hold a press conference at the night club RED on 21:15. After the press conference Hovig will perform live. Will we hear Hovig’s song for Kyiv for the very first time? We will know on ... | read the full story here

November 15, 2016 12:53 am // 0 Comments

JESC 2016: George Michaelides will celebrate with us at OIKOTIMES20YEARS gathering

CYPRUS – It was a pleasure to see that the amazing and talented Cypriot participant, George Michaelides, who will surely impress everyone on November 20th with his stage skills and performance, confirmed participation in our gathering cocktail party at the Hotel Excelsior Malta on November 16th at 20:00 local time. George will also be joined by Ruslan and Alexander from Belarus, Sofia from Ukraine, Gaia and Destiny, the Maltese wonders who brought two trophies to their country in Junior ... | read the full story here

November 11, 2016 8:40 pm // 1 Comment

JESC 2016: oikopanel is back and Ruslan reviews Bulgaria, The Netherlands and Cyprus

REVIEW by RUSLAN Bulgaria: So cute girl with so special voice. Sounds like an older teenager its make her more interesting, real magic The Netherlands: Nice trio, strong vocals, good style, charismatic singers, the have got everything, that one of favorite participants need to have, but live performance will show us everything. I thing its gonna be so special and interesting. Cyprus: Wow. I thought that he is my bro! Cool voice and dance skills, so modern. Nice INFORMATION about ... | read the full story here

November 3, 2016 9:46 am // 0 Comments

Cyprus 2017: CyBC presents Hovig for Kyiv (video)

CYPRUS – Cypriot national broadcaster confirmed today the information oikotimes.com published first. Hovig Demerjan will represent Cyprus in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest with a song penned again this year by Thomas G:son from Sweden. The famous Swedish and Melodifestivalen composer will compose again the Cypriot entry just like last year with Minus One, while for sure Cyprus can count on the Armenian votes and diaspora support due to the singer’s descent. 💙💙 ... | read the full story here

October 21, 2016 11:24 am // 0 Comments

Cyprus 2017: Hovig to represent the island of Aphrodite in Kyiv

CYPRUS – After last night’s post on oikotimes.com revealing the photo session post of Hovig and today’s publication by Phileleftheros newspaper, the news are confirmed. The team of oikotimes.com can officially confirm (through CyBC sources) that the representative of Cyprus in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest is indeed Hovig. For the Eurofans, the Armenian descent Hovig is known from the 2010 and 2015 national finals of Cyprus. Tomorrow at the press release by CyBC we might ... | read the full story here

October 20, 2016 4:03 pm // 3 Comments

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