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Alexander Rybak: ‘I like Polish models’ – Interview for Polish portal Topstars

Interview published on www.topstars.pl 29.03.2012.  Link to original article:

http://www.topstars.pl/alexander-rybak-podobaja-mi-sie-polskie-modelki-wywiad/

Written by Tomasz Piekarski

Translation by Martyna Agnieszka Jasińska

 ‘I like Polish models’

He’s only 25 years old, but has already conquered Europes music stage.  When he won Eurovision Song Contest he opened the door for a career. Special for the readers of Topstars.pl: Exclusive interview with Alexander Rybak!
[T]opstars.pl: You performed on Polish TV, you gave a concert, you met your Polish fans…Do you like our country?
[A]lex: I love Poland as a country. Polish people are awesome, warm people. And you wear nice jeans!

T: Many of your fans are in love with you. Is your heart free right now?
A: My heart has never been free. Especially now, when I met th most wonderful girl of all.

T:What kind of girls do you like?
A: I like few Polish models and Natalie Portman. But mostly I like my girlfriend – she’s number 1! I try to meet her every month, sadly we don’t live in the same city…

Alexander in Polish TV-show “Jaka to melodia” – Name that tune!

Alexander visited TVP1 in Poland – on November 15th 2011 – and performed in the polish TV-show “Jaka to melodia”.  A number of songs were recorded with a live audience,  and will be shown in following broadcasts of the show. The show is the analogue of “Name that tune”.

Screenshot from broadcast 3 by Tessa Lande

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1. ” Fairytale” by Alexander Rybak. Broadcast 27.11.2011

Upload and subtitles by Julia B. English translation by Martyna Agnieszka Jasińska.

2. “Viva la vida” by Coldplay. Broadcast 18.12.2011

Upload by Yanis B.

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3. “Allways a woman” by Billy Joel. Broadcast 08.01.2012

AdvarselsikonFound by Patrycja Pajor. Recording by Sonya L.

4. “Roll with the wind” by Alexander Rybak/Maarten & Lina Eriksson. Broadcast 15.03.2012

Recording by Ulli Cologne.

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5. “Europe´s Skies” by Alexander Rybak. Broadcast 11.12.2012

Recording by Dorota Podsiadla

Alexander in Zielona Góra, Poland. July 16th, 2011

Alexander performed in the final concert of the Russian Song Festival in Zielona Góra. In the afternoon, between rehearsals and concert, he was invited for a meet&greet with some of his fans from Poland – The “Polish Rybak´s  Mafia”.

Thanks very much to Patrycja Pajor, for sharing her photos with us.

Alexander in Zielona Góra, Poland. July 16th, 2011

Alexander performed in the final concert of the Russian Song Festival in Zielona Góra. In the afternoon, between rehearsals and concert, he was invited for a meet&greet by some of his fans from Poland – The “Polish Rybak´s  Mafia”.

Thanks very much to Martyna Agnieszka Jasinska for sharing her photos with us. We are sorry, we can only bring a small part of her huge collection!

Video collection from Alexander Rybak in Zielona Gora, Poland, 16 July 2011

Sections

1. Performing “Fairytale” at the Russian Song Festival

2. Alexander at the “Voice of Poland”

3. Meeting with fans before the show

4. Fans singing Alexander’s songs at the venue

 

1. Performing “Fairytale” at the Russian Song Festival

by Dorota Podsiadła

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Polish review 5.01.2011

Translation by Zhanna Sergueeva

Found by Yannis Papadopoulos

Original Text

Alexander Rybak is back crossing all borders.

Rafał Grząślewicz

Rating: 4,5 of 5.

Alexander Rybak is a singer with Belarusian roots who lives in Norway. Just over a year ago nobody heard of his existence but today he is famous. The first Rybak’s album hit the bull’s-eye, and what about the second one?

Europe has heard about Alexander in May 2009 when he had won Eurovision Song Contest Moscow 2009 in grand style. No one has yet got such number of achievements at Eurovision. Rybak gained 387 points. Almost all radio stations played the victorious “Fairytale”, and his debut album sold like hot cakes. The huge success of the first album (in Poland, was certified gold) resulted in release of the next album which Polish premiere took place on 27 August 2010. CD entitled “No Boundaries” was earlier released of course in Norway. Like “Fairytales”, “No Boundaries” was issued by EMI Music.

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