Category Archives: Articles 2010

We live like a family – Damn, what a life!

Alexander Rybak’s close female friends speak out.

Alexander Rybak doesn’t lack cute girls either in his audience or backstage. The ones closest to him talk about the special life with the Eurovision winner.

Text to the picture: Close relationships: Alexander Rybak has Kathrine Hvinden Hals and Maria Slyngstad as his closest support team. Continue reading We live like a family — Damn, what a life!

Interview in the male magazine “Alfa”, October 2010

Pleasant mood: Another adventurous day in young Rybak’s life

AT THE THROAT OF ALEXANDER RYBAK

Journalist : Morten Ramm. Photographer : Espen Solli

Found by Olina Novikova, translated by Tessa Lande
Article Revision by Anni Jowett

Cool celebrities should pick on the ones further down the hierarchy. Therefore we let Morten Ramm from “Torsdagskveld fra Nydalen» nag on the fiddle-Jack Alexander Rybak.

How many girls have you actually “said hi to”?
– It is not few enough that I can keep the count, and there are not many enough that it might be fun to keep counting.

You’ve done all what an artist should not do in the media. Why?
– I was overwhelmed by the fact that people liked me, but eventually it was more important to be understood than to be popular.

Continue reading Interview in the male magazine “Alfa”, October 2010

Christmas full-speed ahead for Rybak! 17th December 2010

 Article by Ann Turi Ford. Published on www.amta.no 17.12.2010.

Link to original article in Norwegian here

Translation: Marianne Saietz

Photo: Wiggo Larsen, Demokraten/ANB

Christmas at full-speed ahead for Rybak

After a rather hectic autumn, Alexander Rybak is swinging home for Christmas.

Half-way through his self-produced tour “Swinging Home for Christmas”, the multi-talented artist from Oksval can rejoice about his supportive audience and some great reviews. “A golden voice with a golden violin” and “a solid show”, Romsdals budstikke from Rb.nett writes to describe Rybak’s shows. “The live band-version of beloved christmas classics, without any worn-out songs. Makes one’s nape hairs rise”, Sunnmørsposten wrote.

Continue reading Christmas full-speed ahead for Rybak! 17th December 2010

Review about Christmas concert in Molde 13 Dec. 2010

A review from paper issue in  local paper “Romsdals Budstikke”.

Found and translated into English by Tessa La


In just a year and a half, he has managed to play, sing and charm himself into the hearts of many people, and the response to his concert in Bjørnsonhuset on Monday was incredible.

An audience of 400 to 500 singing and clapping people gave Alexander Rybak the boost he needed to make this concert one of the most cheerful Christmas concerts Bjørnsonhuset has ever experienced  at least, one can assume this judging by the audience’s reaction both at halftime and at the end of the concert. Throughout the concert, Alexander received lively participation from the audience for his sing-alongs. Continue reading Review about Christmas concert in Molde 13 Dec. 2010

Amorous Alexander Rybak – Interview in Polish magazine “13” November 2010

Amorous Alexander Rybak

Alexander at the Meet & Greet with his Polish fans! ( photo from his official Facebook page)

The interview was made 6th September 2010, when Alexander visited Poland

Scan: Monika Anna Fronczak  Source: “13” Magazine, published 18.11.2010 Author: Marcelina Drozd
Translation from Polish to English: Asia Chodkowska Revised by AnniJo

It’s already our second meeting with Alexander. The reason for this is the premiere of his second album ‘No Boundaries’ and his visit to Warsaw. He tells us about his first loves, dates and disappointments!

Continue reading Amorous Alexander Rybak — Interview in Polish magazine “13” November 2010