One more day in Malmoe, Sweden and oikotimes.com is bringing you the latest highlights from the world of the Eurovision Song Contest 2013, the 58th edition of which is underway. This post will be updated throughout the day with the finnest moments and the major news from all countries participating this year.
BELARUS IS HAPPY WITH THE REHEARSAL
“I’m so happy to be finally on the stage of the Eurovision Song Contest! I was pleased with the first rehearsals. Of course there are some things that need to be changed, but me and my team are working very hard to solve these things and have a great second rehearsal on friday!” accordingly to a very enthousiac Alyona!
PASHA PARFENY WANTS EVERYTHING TO BE PERFECT
Aliona Moon stated that “I was not afraid when I rice up! I suspected that during this rising it would be hard to concentrate, because you feel uncomfortable or afraid, but to my surprise I rice up very smoothly and I really liked this feeling!” On the other hand Pasha Parfeny said: “At first I played the piano, but then I got off the stage to watch the team’s overall performance. I have controversial thoughts: I liked a lot of it, but we still have to improve it. I’m sure we will present the show that we have envisioned from the start!”
EYTHOR LOOKS VERY CUTE
Iceland’s entrant arrived in Malmoe and got excited already with the social media. You can see a small fooatge of his welcome reception in the Eurovision 2013 host city here. By the way did anyone noticed how cute this guy looks like?
CAN SHE SING LIVE?
Well according to this video here Cascada’s lead singer can actuall sing “Glorius” live as some Eurofans claim she is not able to deliver the song properly. One thing is for sure: Germany wants to win again and they scream about it!
GEORGIAN DUET IN COPENHGAGEN
Georgian delegation and Eurovision 2013 duo Sophie and Nodi are in Copenhagen promoting themeselves to the Danish public and Georgian diaspora of course. They uploaded a series of photos from their visit to the Danish capital which you can see them here.
OIKOTIMES IN THE MEDIA SPOTLIGHT
Just like the previous years oikotimes.com is featured in various websites and news media across Europe. Today’s highlight is the commentary of our Hebrew editor Moshe Melman on SVT official website. You can read his comments in Swedish here.
DENMARK DECIDES ON SPOKEPERSON
DR announced on dr.dk/grandprix, who will be presenting Denmark’s points in the final next Saturday. Actress Sofie Lassen-Kahlke, who was one of the three host of our national selction this year. Here’s an interview with Sofie (in Danish)