Amir Haddad takes a look back at Eurovision and into the future

FRANCE – Amir Haddad, one of the top favourites this year in Stockholm’s Eurovision Song Contest edition and the man who brought France back to the Eurovision map with a 6th position in the final spoke to Puremedias for Eurovision and the future. He never looks back at his Eurovision performance and in general he doesn’t want to think of the past. A platinum album, it’s wonderful! And J’ai cherché was the most played French title on the radio in 2016, he said. He is also ... | read the full story here

October 27, 2016 10:00 am // 0 Comments

Moldova, the next target of Mihai Traistariu for Eurovision

ROMANIA – 2006 Romanian representative for Romania, Mihai Traistariu, now called MIHAI, is interested to represent Moldova in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in a statement to Moldovan television. This will happen if the usual rules of Moldovan selection allow Romanians to participate. He is not trying for Romania as he failed to win the 2016 national selection where the public ranked his entry “Paradisio” fifth, a biased result due to the jury according to the Romanian ... | read the full story here

October 26, 2016 10:19 pm // 2 Comments

Željko Joksimović pens Antonis Remos’ brand new ballad

SERBIA – Mr Eurovision for Serbia, Željko Joksimović is in the studio with Greek superstar Antonis Remos to record the new ballad “Na m’agapas” (To love me). The song will be in Greek lyrics by Vagia Kalantzi and will be soon presented in Antonis’ new album. The Serbian composer and the Greek artist met in Belgrade at the Minacord studios to record the song and Instagram got on fire. Χτες βράδυ κάπου στο Βελιγραδι !!! Καλημέρες ... | read the full story here

October 25, 2016 9:10 pm // 0 Comments

Måns Zelmerlöw concludes his charity trip to Africa

SWEDEN – Zelmerlöw & Björkman Foundation founded by Eurovision 2015 winner Måns Zelmerlöw and tennis player Jonas Björkman organised recently a charity 8-day tour in Africa to help children and kids to discover their talents and develop them. Trip included Kenya, Ethiopia and Tanzania and of course included vacation. The two foundation founders met with Kenenisa Bekele, the Ethiopian word record man of 5 and 10 kilometres and among other activities helped bring water to Kenya ... | read the full story here

October 25, 2016 8:41 pm // 0 Comments

Huge reception in Kremlin concert for Sakis Rouvas

Μόσχα ❤ Είμαι ευτυχής και ευγνώμων για τη συγκλονιστική, μαγική Ελληνορωσική αγκαλιά αγάπης σήμερα στο Κρεμλίνο. Σας ευχαριστώ από τα βάθη της ψυχής μου🇬🇷🇷🇺 #GreekRussianYear2016 #Greek #Russia #Friendship #ProudToBeGreek A video posted by Sakis Rouvas (@sakisrouvas) on Oct 24, 2016 at 1:35pm PDT 🌟👑 @sakisrouvas A video posted by Konstantinos Kafiris ... | read the full story here

October 25, 2016 8:34 pm // 0 Comments

Sandhja definitely not thinking any Eurovision return

FINLAND – Always smiley and always with positive energy every time we met her in Stockholm, Sandhja spoke about her Eurovision 2016 experience to MTV3 during the red carpet of ELLE Style Awards. She expressed complaints for lack of European supports but she learned a lot about music business and how everything works, trying to qualify her country to the final. Eurovision is not only the artist but a huge machine behind him, Sandhja says, and everyone involved has a hard time for trying to ... | read the full story here

October 24, 2016 12:09 am // 0 Comments

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