Alexander Rybak interviewed by the “School Diary” in Dagbladet 01.12.2006
Source: paper issue of Dagbladet, published 1.12.2006. Text: Jon Andre Sæther. Photo: TV2.
Current: Won “Kjempesjansen” on NRK
Favourite movie: “Old Boy”
Favourite song: “From Grace” by Thomas Dybdal.
Favourite website: hotmail.com
What was written on your “Russe-card” ?: No way I will sell my body! …but you can borrow it. Continue reading Alexander Rybak — The Idol troll — “School Diary” 01.12.2006
Can you Guess the Lyrics? Rybak style!
How well do you know the words to Alexander Rybak’s Music? It’s time to put your mind to the test. See if you can finish these lyrics!
In June, Alexander visited the studio of a very popular Russian musical TV-channel during his promotional tour in support of his soundtrack “Into a Fantasy” to the movie “How to Train Your Dragon 2”, where he answered fans’ questions in live video chat. Very interesting and funny interview 🙂
Upload by Hilde M. English translation and subs by Marina Rolbin.
Alexander Rybak answers a questionnaire in Azerbaijani magazine “Nargis”
Name: Alexander Igorevich Rybak
Date of Birth: 13.05.1986
Place of Birth: Minsk
Occupation: Singer, violinist
A questionnaire was published on nargismagazine.az 19.05.2014. Author: Nigar Magerramova Translation by Sonya Luzina. Revision by Katie Anderson
1. What is it like to work with children?
It is a pure pleasure.
Continue reading Alexander Rybak answers a questionnaire in Azerbaijani magazine “Nargis”
Source: Paper issue of SE&HØR 4.4.2014
Author: Per Sigve Kleppe, photographer: Jenning Jensen
Found by Marit Olavsdatter. Translated by Jorunn Ekre & TessaLa. Revised by Katie Andersson
Continue reading Article — Alexander Rybak interview in Se&Hør 4.4.2014
“Music is an architect with the power to build bridges. It meets you at the dance floor but it still makes you think and connects your heart.”
Influenced by everyone from Mary J. Blige and TLC to OutKast and famed Indian singer Asha Bhosle, Samsaya, whose name means “doubt” in Hindi, has “always questioned everything,” writing reactionary, iconoclastic lyrics as a child. “At 12, I heard Dinah Washington’s ‘I’m Mad About the Boy’ and hearing that trumpet-type voice, something happened to me,” recalls the singer. “Religious lyrics and traditional music didn’t touch me. This moved me.” Eschewing her parents’ pleas to play classical Indian music in favor of more beat-driven tracks, Samsaya released Shedding Skin, her debut album, in 2004, and has released a steady stream of singles since.
Continue reading Samsaya from “Hver gang vi møtes” 2014 on TV2
NAME: Alexander Rybak
HOME COUNTRY: Norway
3 WORDS TO DESCRIBE MYSELF: Lucky, Positive, Thankful
WHAT DO I HAVE IN MY POCKETS RIGHT NOW: Air and Love
Continue reading Alexander Rybak — Now — Welcome to our Funny Little World
Published on teleblondinka.com 24.05.2013.
Found by Ulli Cologne. Translation by Zhanna Sergueeva.
English revision by Anni Jowett
While the whole of Europe is discussing the scandals of “Eurovision 2013” TELEBLONDINKA decided to go to the winner of the 2009 contest Alexander Rybak. The guy now continues to live in Oslo, performing at concerts and building building-kits. Surprised? It turns out that Sasha has that oddball hobby And TELEBLONDINKA was also surprised find out what Rybak thinks of her. Intrigued? Then read the answers below!
Continue reading Blitz for the winner of “Eurovision” Alexander Rybak
Rybak will not be fooled by the girls this summer
Preferably, he will sit on a deserted island in the rain with Katrine Moholt and talk about life’s sorrows and joys.
Source: TV2, publish 6.7.2011 – Author: Victoria Østengen – Translated by Tessa La
– What is your best summer memory?
– My best summer memory is when I went to Tusenfryd (amusment park) with the first girl I was in love with. We went to Tusenfryd, because I knew she was going to sit close to me when we would take the Timber chute.
– What kind of relationship do you have to the summer?
– I like summer when it rains. I am a Belarus, you know, so I’m a sucker for melancholy and nostalgia. Also, I like to see the sunset in the summer.
Continue reading Alexander Rybak, interview to TV2 – 6.7.2011