Alexander Rybak is back – Namely in Malta! Franklin Calleja who has already been present at the preliminary decision for Copenhagen will sing a Rybak-ballad next weekend with the aim to travel to Vienna in May 2015: “Still here” is a classical ESC-ballad which in the course of three minutes rises to a big climax. We certainly want to know how that the Rybak-Calleja-Connection came about.
Recording by Sveta Plyasun
Alexander Rybak, who was recently traveling around and auditioning in Belarus, has picked his girl band, which will compete for the right to travel to Eurovision 2015. On his FaceBook page, the musician has posted a video where he announced the names of the winners. “Znamenka” found out the girls’ reactions to the news, how they made it into Rybak’s quintet and also what they will have to go through to make their dreams come true.
Alexander Rybak performed at the Norwegian game exhibition Spillexpo 2014 . He played the Super Mario Theme song on violin, and you can watch the performance and the interview afterwards with VGTV in the videos below.
A few months ago Alexander invited his fans to ask him questions. And now the result can be seen at his official YouTube channel AlexanderRybakVideo. A really funny and well made video from his home:)
Maryam from Iran asked: “Do you read our comments to your postings on Facebook?”
AR: Yeah, of course I do. You know, I am watching you, so behave on what you do on the Internet and everything. Continue reading
Alexander Rybak is one of the regular hosts on the radio programme “Min Favorittmusikk” (My Favourite Music) on NRK Classic. Thursday the 16th of October he had invited one of his teachers from Barratt Due, Henning Kraggerud, who is a well known violinist. You can read more about Henning Kreggerud on Wikipedia here.
For those of you who don’t understand Norwegian, we have made a video with English translation so you all can enjoy Alexander as a host telling us many interesting things about classical music and himself. Enjoy :) Continue reading