OIKOTIMES 14 YEARS ONLINE: a special B’day message
PRESS RELEASE – Today marks the 14th online anniversary of oikotimes.com. It was back on April 28, 2001 when oikotimes first launched its web version.
The team of oikotimes.com is planning a special birthday party for our online anniversary on May 20th at the Euroclub (at 23:30 local time) with the participation of Azerbaijan, Belarus, France and special guest the Greek entrant of 2012 while more names will be announced soon.
To celebrate today’s anniversary we asked our hosts in Euroclub VEGA CPH who hosted the oikotimes.com anniversary party last year in Copenhagen, Peter Bach and Danielle Vinberg Eliassen sent us a special video message to wish us all the best and to announce the Eurovision party of oikotimes.com in few weeks.
With an international team of more than 15 volunteer editors, oikotimes.com continues its work as a website aims to blog you all the juicy aspects of the most popular and unique music event of the planet. Every year I always make a remark to my very first e-friend made through oikotimes.com, David Pozo Navarro from Spain the person I consider my e-bro for 14 years now!
SOME FACTS FOR OIKOTIMES.COM
Since 2001 we have attended as a team 10 Eurovision Song Contest editions on the spot
Since 2001 we have attended as a team 05 Junior Eurovision editions on the spot
Since 2001 we have attended as a team 03 times Melodifestivalen
Since 2001 we have attended as a team 03 times Eurovision in Concert on the spot
Since 2001 we have written more than 32,000 articles on the website regarding Eurovision
Since 2001 we have reached more than 1,9 million visits (approx.) per year
Since 2011 we celebrate annually our anniversary with a party
We have attended various national finals in Hungary, FYR Macedonia, Norway, Serbia, Greece, Cyprus
We have attended various related events such as: MAD VMA, Madwalk, Stockholm Pride, Athens Pride, Antwerpen Gay Olympics, Eurovoice, Congratulations 50 Years Eurovision, Eurovision’s Greatest Hits etc.,
We have attended video clip makings (i.e. Switzerland 2006)