Tag Archives: Turkey

Meet and Greet in Istanbul, Turkey 13.08.2017

Fan reports from Alexander Rybak’s Meet & Greet in Istanbul, Turkey. 

“I’ve decided to meet y’all and say hello and give you a hug” – Alexander Rybak

On 10th August 2017, Alexander delighted his European fans by the sudden announcement he would be arranging three meet and greets in the next week since he was having business meetings and studio sessions in Europe.

The first one was in Turkey on 13th August where he made the bold promise:

“I will be hugging each and every one who comes tomorrow to the beautiful roof of Mr.Cas Hotel on Istiklal Street, Istanbul at 8pm”. – Alexander Rybak

The event was well attended and judging by the reactions and photos posted on Instagram I think he actually managed to keep that promise.

Now we’d like to share with you some of those stories and photos from a few of the fans who were present…

Continue reading Meet and Greet in Istanbul, Turkey 13.08.2017

Alexander with Meet & Greets in Istanbul, Warsaw and Athens :)

Alexander Rybak invites his fans to Meet&Greets  in 3 cities in Europe the next days, Istanbul, Warsaw and Athens. 

The details that are published so far:

13. August – Istanbul at 20.00 local time at Mr. Cas Hotel Address and google maps you’ll find HERE

16. August – Warsaw. The Meet&Greet will be held in the early evening. More info HERE

19. August – Athens. The Meet&Greet will be held in the early evening.  More info HERE

THE M&Gs ARE FREE OF CHARGE

Orchestra seminar and concert with Atayurt Private Schools in Turkey

For Atayurt Private School’s 20th annual art festival, they had invited Alexander for a two day orchestra seminar and a final concert on the 14th of November at Eskişehir Osmangazi Üniversitesi Spor Salonu. There, in addition to presenting his individual pieces, he also performed with the school’s students, orchestra, choir and dancers. Continue reading Orchestra seminar and concert with Atayurt Private Schools in Turkey

Alexander at Milas International Festival, Turkey, 14.09.2013.

Alexander  performed at the closing part of 3rd International Milas Festival in Bodrum area, which gathered thousands of people at the open-air venue.

Pictures by Mylasa EgeLi and Milaskultursanat Karya

Alexander in Istanbul. 17.09.2013

Alexander finally visited beautiful Istanbul to play a full concert there!  On September 17th he and the dancers from Lithuanian dance group “Time to show” performed  at the night club “Jolly Joker”. Earlier that day Alexander met his fans at the open “Meet and Greet”.

Here are pictures from these events gathered in the photo-gallery.

Pictures by  Fatih Özdemir and from the page of dance group “Time to show” 

 

 

Alexander Rybak performed at the 3rd International Milas Festival in Turkey. 14.09.13

Article from http://www.haberler.com/

Published on 15.09.13

Found and translated by Özge Emsal. English revision by Katie Anderson.

The Third International Milas Festival  has come to an end.

2009 Eurovision Song Contest winner, Alexander Rybak, caused a stampede at the closing concert of the Third International Milas Festival held in the Milas district of Muğla.

The Third International Milas Festival came to an end on Saturday, with the concerts of Mabel Matiz and Norwegian Alexander Rybak, who is the winner of the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest. Mabel Matiz got on the stage on the last day of the Festival. Almost 5.000 people were gathered around the concert hall, and had a good time with the songs of Mabel Matiz. After Mabel Matiz, Stone Men from Milas (Milaslı Kaya Adamlar) who are famous for the TV program “Yetenek Sizsiniz” had their performances.

2009 Eurovision Song Contest winner, Alexander Rybak, who took the stage last, caused a stampede. Alexander had a hard time coming down from the stage, because of the intense interest of fans. He was acclaimed for his performance and stage shows. At the end of the night the Mayor of Milas, Muhammet Tokat, gave plaques and presents to the performers.

More pictures from the festival you can find in the gallery on Haberler.com 

Interview with Alexander Rybak in Russian web magazine “Life in Alanya”

Article published at Russian website inalanya.ru (Life in Alanya) on 30.04.2013

Found and translated by Sonya Luzina. English revision by Katie Anderson.

Alexander Rybak in Alanya

Alexander Rybak, who became popular in the whole world after winning the “Eurovision Song Contest” with the song “Fairytale”, released his single ‘Leave Me Alone’ in October 2012. The singer with Russian origins from Norway has had several concerts and also answered questions from reporters in Alanya in April 2013.
Continue reading Interview with Alexander Rybak in Russian web magazine “Life in Alanya”

Article about Alexander Rybak in Hello Alanya Magazine

This article is published in Hello Alanya Magazine May 2013

Text: Cindy Olcan.  Photography: Tarık Olcan & Murad Katkay

The original article here

Found by Alev Can

Alexander Rybak takes Alanya

Winner of the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest, Norwegian violinist Alexander Rybak, visited Alanya last month for a charity concert for the benefit of families of deceased soldiers. At his hotel at Cleopatra beach Hello Alanya Magazine spoke with the ambitious, energetic artist about his music, his travels, his plans and of course about Alanya. “At the moment I have many plans I want to realize and I love to travel. But if I am ever going to settle down, Alanya certainly is a good option.”

Continue reading Article about Alexander Rybak in Hello Alanya Magazine

Article about Alexander Rybak’s concert in Mersin, Turkey, 15.04.2013.

Original article here

Found by Ulli C. Translation by Esma Sahin. English revision by Anni Jowett.

Александр Рыбак возбудил Mersinlim

Alexander Rybak winner the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 gave a concert at the University of Mersin in the 19th year of the festival of sport and culture, it was an unforgettable evening for Mersin.

Continue reading Article about Alexander Rybak’s concert in Mersin, Turkey, 15.04.2013.

Video: Alexander Rybak – Interview in Alanya, Turkey. 11.04.13

Upload and subs by Julia Bezbakh, English translation by Tessa Lande, English revision by Anni Jowett, Russian translation by Sonya Luzina, Romanian translation by Laura Ser.

Article and video: Press-conference of Alexander Rybak in Alanya. 10.04.13

Article published in HaberFX on 10.04.13

Author: Teoman ERİŞ

Found by Ulli C. Translated by Marina Ageeva. English revision by Katie Anderson.

 

Norwegian singer Alexander Rybak, winner of Eurovision 2009, in order to strengthen connections with foreigners who live in Antalya, as a part of the project “They are our Countrymen” will give a concert in Alanya.
Continue reading Article and video: Press-conference of Alexander Rybak in Alanya. 10.04.13

Alexander Rybak in Turkish morning show “Güne Merhaba” 12.04.2013

Alexander Rybak was a guest in the morning show “Güne Merhaba” at the local TV channel Kanal Alanya.

Thanks a lot to Ulli Cologne for the recording! 🙂

Long version of the interveiw

Turkish translation by Azadə İmranzadə, English transcribtion and subs by Katie Anderson

Short report on TV

Turkish translation and subs by Azadə İmranzadə, Revision by Bita J

Article: Alexander Rybak performed for Turkish Police in Alanya

Article published on Aydinses.com on April 10, 2013

Found by Ulli C. Translated by Marina Ageeva. English revision by Katie Anderson.

 

Police officers of Alanya were welcomed with a concert by the famous violinist Rybak.

Norwegian violinist, Alexander Rybak, who won Eurovision Song Contest in 2009 with his song “Fairytale”, played the violin at the ceremony held by Alanya’s Police Department to mark the 168th anniversary of Turkish Police.
Continue reading Article: Alexander Rybak performed for Turkish Police in Alanya

Video: Alexander Rybak on Turkish TV – CNNTürk Channel 12.03.13

Alexander finally appeared on Turkish TV! Live in a program “Burada Laf Çok” on CNNTürk TV-channel! He was interviewed by the host and also he performed his hit of all times “Fairytale” 🙂

Recording by Tessa Lande

Article about participation in Belarusian ESC video 13.03.2013

Source: heat.ru

Found by Maria Dmitrieva. Translated by Julia Bezbakh. Revision by Anni Jowett.

Alexander Rybak supports Belarus at Eurovision

Rybak arrived at the meeting with Alyona with a bouquet of white roses.

The winner of “Eurovision” of 2009 – 26-year-old Norwegian singer Alexander Rybak said that this year he will actively support the country he was born in – Belarus. Especially for this occasion the singer-violinist, who became famous in Europe with his super-hit Fairytale, co-starred in the music video of singer Alyona Lanskaya, who this year will perform at “Eurovision” representing Belarus.

Continue reading Article about participation in Belarusian ESC video 13.03.2013

Alexander at a restaurant’s opening in Alanya, Turkey, 17 May

Found and translated by Alev Can.

http://www.alanyahaber.com/haber-oku-4601-alexander-rybak-restorant-acilisi-yapti.html

Momento Resturant opened its doors.

A new gourmet restuarant opened in Alanya. Norway ambassador Cecilie Landsverk, honorary consul Nüvit Özkan and Eurovison 2009 winner Alexander Rybak, who was in Alanya to give a concert for Norway’s national celebration, were at the opening.

Concert in Alanya, Turkey, May 17th, 2011

PHOTO: www.haberalanya.com.tr, www.sporaktif.com (researched by Ronja Laupitaja)

Concert of Alexander Rybak in Alanya (Turkey), 17.05.2011

Millions thanks to our dearest Turkish Facebookie Alev Can for recording all Alex’s performances in Club Bistro Bellman, Alanya, Turkey.

Europe skies

Why not me

Roll with the wind

Funny little world

Cat’s take my eyes off of you

Fairytale

A small article about Alexander Rybak in Alanya, Turkey

Link to original article: http://www.sondakika.com/haber-alexander-rybak-rakiyi-sevdi-2733790/

Found by Ronja Laupitaja

Translation by Alev Can

Alexander Rybak liked the Raki

 

Written by Doğan Haber Ajans

Winner of 2009 Eurovision Song Contest, Alexander Rybak, drank Raki in Alanya for the first time and he said he liked it.

 

Belarussian and norwegian artist Alexander Rybak who won the 2009 Eurovision song contest with his song Fairytale in Russia, came to Alanya to give a concert at the celebration of the Norwegian National day. He had dinner at Natalie Restuarant in Oba with his manager. Norwegian customers showed so much interst to him. They took pictres with Rybak and signed the concert posters. Rybak and manager of Natalie Restuarant, Vali Arslan alias ‘Pilot’ drank Raki at dinner. Rybak mentioned that it’s the first time he tast it – ” it’s a drink with a little bit strong tasted, but I like it very much”.

 

Alexander Rybak gave a concert in Club Biestro Bellman for Norwegian National day Celebration.

Alexander Rybak in Alanya, Turkey. Meet & Greet. 17.05.2011

Finally it happened! Alexander has visited Turkey! He came to open Norwegian Seamen church in Alanya. Also he met his Turkish fans and did a mini-concert at Club Bistro Bellman.

Many thanks for the pictures to Alev Can (Turkey)!