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KYIV 2017

Eurovision 2017: oikopanel reviews and votes – ranks 22 to 15

EUROPE – The annual oikopanel review and votes for the Eurovision Song Contest participants begins. Today we present you the positions 42 to 33 as voted by the editors and affiliates of oikotimes.com: Fotis Konstantopoulos, Morten Kaiser, Luka Popovic, Jaime Solloso, Victor Cruz Lafuente, Olivier Rocher, Anastasia Bachas, David Hache, Geoff Lozano, Fred Medeiros, Darren Tompsett, Kyirakos Gold and Elias. Let’s see though how our editors feel about the overall participants in ... | read the full story here

April 23, 2017 10:14 am // 0 Comments

Eurovision 2017: oikopanel reviews and votes – ranks 32 to 23

EUROPE – The annual oikopanel review and votes for the Eurovision Song Contest participants begins. Today we present you the positions 42 to 33 as voted by the editors and affiliates of oikotimes.com: Fotis Konstantopoulos, Morten Kaiser, Luka Popovic, Jaime Solloso, Victor Cruz Lafuente, Olivier Rocher, Anastasia Bachas, David Hache, Geoff Lozano, Fred Medeiros, Darren Tompsett, Kyirakos Gold and Elias. Let’s see though how our editors feel about the overall participants in ... | read the full story here

April 21, 2017 11:34 am // 4 Comments

Greece 2017: super hot and sexy, Jason Mandilas to dance for Demy

GREECE – While Demy is preparing for the vocal and stage presentation in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, the team for her venture in Kyiv has been revealed. It will be made of Eurasia, Eugenia, Mark, Jason and Paris. We all immediately focused on Jason (Iason Mandilas) who’s currently a member of the ANT1 TV series cast “Symmathites”. Former Athletics champion in Greece, Jason studied in Luxembourg and the United Kingdom. He declared addicted to music and he already ... | read the full story here

April 20, 2017 3:08 pm // 0 Comments

Eurovision 2017: Jamala to perform in the first semi final and grand final

UKRAINE – The Ukrainian singer Jamala will perform twice within the Eurovision-2017: in the First Semi-Final on 9th May and in the Grand-Final on 13th May. In the First Semi-Final Jamala will sing her song Zamanyly (They Decoyed) and present the symphonic version of 1944 song; and the Grand-Final will witness the world premiere of Jamala’s new single I Believe in U. Zamanyly (They Decoyed) has been composed by Jamala together with the ethno-chaos band DakhaBrakha and released in late ... | read the full story here

April 20, 2017 2:25 pm // 0 Comments

Eurovision 2017: oikopanel reviews and votes – ranks 42 to 33

EUROPE – The annual oikopanel review and votes for the Eurovision Song Contest participants begins. Today we present you the positions 42 to 33 as voted by the editors and affiliates of oikotimes.com: Fotis Konstantopoulos, Morten Kaiser, Luka Popovic, Jaime Solloso, Victor Cruz Lafuente, Olivier Rocher, Anastasia Bachas, David Hache, Geoff Lozano, Fred Medeiros, Darren Tompsett, Kyirakos Gold and Elias. Let’s see though how our editors feel about the overall participants in ... | read the full story here

April 19, 2017 10:34 pm // 3 Comments

Eurovision 2017: video update with the stage construction process

Ola Melzig “As for the process of the stage construction, it is ready at 95%. Stage B, all the video, light and sound are ready, 20 cameras are installed, and tomorrow we will begin to integrate them into one working structure. At night our light and video team works, and they have already completed the programming of light for all countries, except nine, which they should complete tonight”. Christer Bjorkman “We will use the arch over the stage in the opening act of the final ... | read the full story here

April 19, 2017 6:24 pm // 0 Comments

Eurovision 2017: the hosts’ press conference

UKRAINE – Hosts of Eurovision-2017 have begun the most crucial period of rehearsals. They spoke about the preparation and their ideas at a press briefing held at Ukraine Crisis Media Center. Hosts Volodymyr Ostapchuk, Oleksandr Skichko and Timur Miroshnychenko reported that they prepare a lot of surprises for all stages of the show. They closely viewed videos from the previous contests, analyzed the errors and “tricks” of the hosts. “We are not going to imitate anyone, it is wrong ... | read the full story here

April 19, 2017 1:30 pm // 0 Comments

Eurovision 2017: ONUKA announced as Grand Final interval act

UKRAINE – ONUKA is a Ukrainian band. It was created in 2013 by Ukrainian musicians Eugene Filatov (aka The Maneken) and Nata Zhyzhchenko, the former vocalist of Tomato Jaws (Ukraine) and KOOQLA (Russia). The Ukrainian word Onuka translates to “granddaughter,” a tribute to lead singer Zhyzhchenko’s grandfather and renowned folk-instrument maker, Oleksandr Shlionchyk. Zhyzhchenko started her music career as a member of the band Tomato Jaws, a band that she started with her ... | read the full story here

April 18, 2017 8:59 pm // 0 Comments

Eurovision 2017: the best hotels to serve the 1,500 delegation guests in Kyiv

The best hotels in the capital are ready to accommodate 1,500 representatives of the official delegations coming to the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. The list includes six five-star hotels, five four-star hotels and three-star hotel “Rus”, which has the excellent location and the quality-price ratio. All the hotels are equidistant from the main arena of the contest – the International Exhibition Center, as well as other locations such as the EuroClub and the Eurovision Village. ... | read the full story here

April 18, 2017 8:33 pm // 0 Comments