Alexander Rybak about Eurovision and his musical “Trolle” – Dagbladet 17.1.2019

Alexander Rybak about:

The Eurovison criticism
New musical
His celebrity status
His need for time alone

That’s why Alexander Rybak was protected

Alexander is happy that he avoids the Eurovision stress in 2019. Now the 32 year old works with his own musical, but doesn’t exclude new “wriggling” in Melodi Grand Prix.

WANT TO RETURN:  Alexander Rybak has won MGP twice, and doesn’t exclude more participation. But he doesn’t have any winning recipe. The artist will anyway take part in the MGP final later this year, where he will perform with last year’s winning song. Photo: John T. Pedersen / Dagbladet

Source: Dagbladet pluss 17.1.19 and the paper issue 18.1.19. Text: Sofie Braseth  Photo:John Terje Pedersen . Translation by TessaLa

– When I was backstage before the MGP  final last year, I was thinking: “Whether I win or don’t even reach the Golden Final, I will participate in Melodi Grand Prix again. As soon as I have a song that is worthy. Continue reading Alexander Rybak about Eurovision and his musical “Trolle” — Dagbladet 17.1.2019

Euro 150.000 in development support for the platform game “Trolle og den magiske fela” – Alexander Rybak

Ravn Studio  receives EURO 150 000 in  developing support for the platformer game of Alexander Rybak’s “Trolle og den magiske fela”.

The purpose of the video game contribution scheme is to strengthen the European gaming industry by supporting innovative content and creative storytelling, and helping to ensure that games reach their full international market potential. Continue reading Euro 150.000 in development support for the platform game “Trolle og den magiske fela” — Alexander Rybak

Romjulsdrøm – Alexander Rybak

Alexander Rybak with the Norwegian Christmas song “Romjulsdrøm”.

On little Christmas Eve Alexander performed his favourite Norwegian Christmas song on the Norwegian Christmas TV-show “Kvelden før Kvelden” on NRK. The song is a well-known Norwegian Christmas song by Alf Prøysen. The lyrics are in dialect and Alexander sings it very well. Alexander has uploaded the performance on  YouTube for everyone to enjoy 🙂   Continue reading Romjulsdrøm — Alexander Rybak

How to Train Your Dragon 3 – Alexander Rybak gives voice to Hikken – DreamWorks 2019

Alexander Rybak gives voice to Hikken (Hiccup) in the Norwegian version “Dragetreneren 3” from DreamWorks.

In 2010 came the first movie in the computer-animated action fantasy  trilogy “How to Train Your Dragon”, where Alexander Rybak gave voice to the main character Hikken (Hiccup) in the Norwegian version “Dragetreneren”.
In 2014 came the second movie, and this time  Alexander both gave voice to Hikken and also got the honour of having his song  “Into a Fantasy” on the official soundtrack on the Europeen versions.
Now the third and last movie is out, and  Alexander Rybak also this time gives the voice to the main character Hikken in “Dragetreneren 3” .  Continue reading How to Train Your Dragon 3 — Alexander Rybak gives voice to Hikken — DreamWorks 2019

Alexander Rybak – schedule 2019

Follow Alexander’s musical journey in 2019. Here you’ll find his upcoming events and links to videos, articles, interviews etc related to the events. The list is based on information on his official website, Alexander’s information or organizers information and advertising. 

Alexander’s official event calendar you’ll find HERE

 

JANUARY

26th January – The concert “Syng med oss” (Sing-along with us), Norway. Stavanger Kurlturhus. Tickets. EVENT INFO 

28-29th – Audition, Oslo, Norway – Audition for the role of “Alva” in Alexander’s musical “Trolle og den magiske fela”, which premiere the 28.11.19 in Kristiansand, Norway. MORE INFO 

Continue reading Alexander Rybak — schedule 2019

Alexander Rybak Fans: Favourite moments from 2018

Dear readers, as this year comes to an end today, it’s the perfect time to remember what it has brought to us. We asked Alexander Rybak fans what were their favourite moments from 2018 and we publish the answers as a tribute to the passing year. Happy New Year…

We were so happy for his victory in MGP

My most memorable Rybak moment in 2018 is definitely when he was announced the winner of Melodi Grand Prix. Spektrum just exploded : ) Kari, Norway

My most nice moments: 1. Melodi Grand Prix in  Spektrum. Niels, Netherlands

I would say when he won Melodi Grand Prix, that was just amazing. Jorunn, Norway

My favorite moment is MGP. I’m “a new fan” and it’s the first time I’ve seen a program like that, that I follow it, and I support it that way. and I loved it! I cried and enjoyed a lot, I’m really proud to be his fan and accompany him from a distance! Noelia, Argentina Continue reading Alexander Rybak Fans: Favourite moments from 2018

Fan report – Alexander Rybak in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018

On the go in my Eurovision shoes … a fan’s journey to Lisbon. 

Anni Jowett  (United Kingdom) reporting.

I’ve been a fan of the Eurovision song contest for as long as I can remember, and I always hoped I would actually get to go to experience the contest in the host city someday. So when Alexander Rybak was selected to represent Norway for a second time in March 2018 I had no doubt that this year would be THE year to pack my bags and head for Eurovision in May.

Continue reading Fan report — Alexander Rybak in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018

LOOK BACK AND RECALL YOUR ALEXANDER RYBAK MEMORABLE MOMENTS OF 2018

What’s your favourite Alexander Rybak moment in 2018?

So it´s almost 2019 and we wish to collect «Fans favourite Alexander Rybak  moments from 2018».  So if you have some favorite videos, photos, experiences or anything else from 2018 that you would like to share, your contribution will be very welcome.

The intention is to make a posting here on Alexander Rybak International Fansite on New Years Eve to show a bit of 2018 as the individual fans have experienced it. And it will be nice if you include your first name and country. Post your contribution in comment to this post on the Fansite or below the post in any of our social media. Everyone is welcome to participate until December 30 20:00 CET

Interview with Alexander Rybak and Arad Aria about their musical collaboration

“My style” of music doesn’t exist – 
Alexander Rybak

Source: An Iranian paper. Director: Arash Sharifzadeh. Translated by Bita J. 

Alexander Igoryevich Rybak is a Norwegian composer and singer who represented Norway in the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest in Moscow, and won first place with his song “Fairytale” with a record breaking number of points. His debut album “Fairytales” attracted a lot of positive attention, and charted in the top best-selling music lists in nine countries.He also represented Norway in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, and recently collaborated with the Iranian singer Arad Aria, producing their single called “After You”. The cooperation of a foreign artist with an Iranian has always been regarded a positive experience. We conducted an interview with Alexander Rybak and Arad Aria regarding their collaboration. Continue reading Interview with Alexander Rybak and Arad Aria about their musical collaboration

Alexander Rybak and “Stille Natt Hellige Natt” in Grorud church 10.12.18

Filled Grorud church twice in one evening

The “Stille Natt Hellige Natt” concert is as good as expected. In one evening, Grorud church was filled to the brim twice, and the audience came even from Nottingham as well as Moscow!

Source: Akers Avis, published 21.12.18. Text and photos: ROLF E. WULFF
Translated by TessaLa, revision by Anni Jowett and Anastasia Silakova.

For 30 years, the “Mother of all Christmas concerts” has travelled around to churches with professional artists to sing the Christmas message and unify the religious festival and joy. Rune Larsen has been a part of this for 17 years in a row, and once again he realised that he and the rest of the singers and musicians had come to the favourite church of all – Grorud Church. Continue reading Alexander Rybak and “Stille Natt Hellige Natt” in Grorud church 10.12.18

Alexander Rybak in the Norwegian Christmas TV-show “Håp i ei gryte” 2018

Alexander Rybak and the other artists in “Stille Natt Hellige Natt performed in the Norwegian TV-show “Håp i ei gryte” 2018.

“Håp i ei gryte” (hope in a pot), is a Norwegian Christmas TV-show in collaboration with the Salvation Army. 

Alexander and the other artists from “Stille Natt Hellige Natt” performed the songs “Jingle Bells”, Feliz Navidad” and “The Night When Christ Was Born”. In addition Alexander performed “Romjulsdrøm” and featured Lisa Børud and Mugisho in their performance of “Here Comes Santa Claus”.  

Alexander was also interviewed by the co-host Leonard. The video has subtitles in several languages: 

Alexander Rybak is featured in Christian Ingebrigsten’s joik on “Muitte Mu”

Alexander Rybak is featured in Christian Ingebrigsten’s joik on “Muitte Mu”

In Norway the current series of “Muitte Mu” continues and the fourth episode had a great surprise for Alexander Rybak’s fans. In this episode it was the turn of Christian Ingebrigtsen   He invited Alexander to play violin on his studio performance of the joik written to honour his father Stein Ingebrigtsen.

Christian has a special message for Alexanders fans and has told Alexander Rybak News  ” It’s always a pleasure hearing Alexander play, and such an honour having him perform on my joik. He plays the melody beautifully.”

Christians whole Joik can be seen here, and his whole episode here.

Here is a video of the highlights ( with English translation) of Alexander’s appearance in Christian’s episode.

Continue reading Alexander Rybak is featured in Christian Ingebrigsten’s joik on “Muitte Mu”

Lisa Børud and Alexander Rybak – Interviews – NRK Sørlandet 11.10.2018

Alexander Rybak and Lisa Børud visited Kristiansand, Norway, preparing for the Christmas tour.

When the “Stille Natt Hellige Natt” perform in the church in Kristiansand, a children’s choir will join them on stage. Alexander and Lisa were in Kristiansand practising with the choir and also gave an interview to radio and TV NRK Sørlandet, where they talked about what Christmas means for them. Continue reading Lisa Børud and Alexander Rybak — Interviews — NRK Sørlandet 11.10.2018

Alexander Rybak and “Stille Natt Hellige Natt” in Finnsnes church, article in Folkebladet 23.11.18

A sparkling good Maria in “the Mother of all Christmas Concerts”

Text to the cover picture: SOLD OUT: Two full churches at Finnsnes last night at the Christmas concert with Maria Haukaas Mittet, Rune Larsen, Tor Endresen, Alexander Rybak and Lisa Børud. 

Source: Folkebladet. Published 23.11.18. Text by Reidar Ingebrigtsen. Photo: Trond Sandnes.Translated by TessaLa, revision by Anni Jowett.

30 YEARS ago, the producer Tore Arne Ranghus had an idea.In short, this idea was about organising church concerts in the pre-Christmas time.But to succeed one hundred percent with this he had to bring with him a bunch of well-known artists.The first gang of the “Stille Natt Heilige Natt” concert was Anita Skogan, Karoline Krüger, Nora Brockstedt and Karstein Isachsen. Since that time, more than 500,000 people have settled in front of a tour team with stage performers who have come and gone, where our own Maria Haukaas Mittet is in her fourth season of Ranghus’ team. Continue reading Alexander Rybak and “Stille Natt Hellige Natt” in Finnsnes church, article in Folkebladet 23.11.18

Alexander Rybak in the TV-show “Muitte Mu”

Alexander Rybak learned to joik in the Norwegian TV-show “Muitte Mu”.

In September 2017 Alexander spent 3 days in Kirkenes in Northern Norway together with his mentor Frode Fjellheim to learn the Sami joik.  After that he went home to compose his first joik “Let The Music Guide You”. The joik was performed for the first time in front of an invited audience in Karasjok in Northern Norway in February this year.

The 3 days in Kirkenes and the performance in Karasjok were broadcast on NRK 10th of November 2018.  “Let The Music Guide You” is a mix of English lyrics and joik, and less than a week after the release it was a hit on YouTube. You can read more about that and Alexander’s reaction to this below the  video.  Continue reading Alexander Rybak in the TV-show “Muitte Mu”

Alexander Rybak – The boy who only wanted to be seen. nrk.no 10.11.18

Once Alexander Rybak was the one who had to stand by and watch. Now he creates a joik for those who have been bullied and felt left out.

Text to the cover picture: 
RYBAK AND THE VIOLIN: It is well known that Alexander Rybak is a violin champion. Not that known is that he has a desire to make a joik. A joik that will mean something very special. Photo: Johan Mathis Gaup/NRK
Continue reading Alexander Rybak — The boy who only wanted to be seen. nrk.no 10.11.18

Alexander and the other artists from SNHN were guests in God Morgen Norge, TV2, 20.11.18

 Alexander Rybak and the other artists in  “Stille Natt Hellige Natt” guest in God Morning Norway on TV2.

Only a few days left till the “Stille Natt Hellige Natt” Christmas tour starts. For the first time they will visit Northern Norway and the first concert is in Tromsø, Thursday  22nd November. Today the artists in SNHN visited the Norwegian breakfast TV-show on TV2,  “God morgen Norge” and made some  good Christmas mood. 

If you haven’t bought tickets yet, it is about time, because several of the concerts are already sold out.  Ticket can be booked at Ticketmaster.no

Here is today’s interview where the SNHN bunch also entertained with “Jingle Bells” and “Feliz Navidad”. The video has English subtitles. Merry Christmas! 

 

 

A good place to be, said Alexander Rybak – Article in Sør-Varanger Avis 16.11.2018

It’s a valuable promotion when Alexander Rybak shows beautiful Sør-Varanger in Muitte Mu. 

The artists in “Muitte Mu-(Remember me)”, about coming to Kirkenes and Sør-Varanger

The artists who come to Sør-Varanger say they experience a unique tranquility here, tells Ole Rune Hætta, editor of NRK Sápmi and co-responsible for this year’s season of the programme “Muitte Mu-Remember Me.”

Article published in Sør-Varanger Avis on 16/11/2018
Author: Kjersti Sundland , Found by TessaLaTranslation by Jorunn Ekre. revision by Anni Jowett

With Alexander Rybak as one of the personalities, the images from Sør-Varanger will reach fans in a number of countries worldwide.

The artists who have joined us in Kirkenes and Øst-Finnmark express that they have experienced a unique, almost indescribable tranquility when they get here, tells Hætta to SA.

GOOD PLACE TO BE: Rybak felt a unique tranquility in Sør-Varanger. Photo: NRK

 

Continue reading A good place to be, said Alexander Rybak — Article in Sør-Varanger Avis 16.11.2018

EVENT: Håp i ei gryte 2018 – Alexander Rybak and the other artists from Stille Natt Hellige Natt

Alexander Rybak and the other artists and musicians from “Stille Natt Hellige Natt” will perform in the Norwegian Christmas TV-show “Håp i ei gryte” on TV2.

Håp i ei gryte (Hope in a pot)  is a Norwegian TV-show broadcast in the Advent season  on TV2,and is a production in collaboration with the Salvation Army. The concept of the show is that well-known Norwegian artists sing and talk about what the Advent season means to them.

The show is broadcast in 4 parts.  Alexander will appear in two shows, which will be broadcast as follow:

10th and 12th December from 20.00 to 21.00 on TV2 (pay-tv)

The other shows  will be broadcast the 17th. og 19th. December. 

You can be in the audience

Send an email to  publikum@tvinter.no

Tell your name, number of tickets you need, your emailadr. and phone number, and which one of the recordings you want tickets to.  

The shows are recorded the : 19., 20., og 21. November.
Alexander and the other artists from SNHN takes part in the recording the 21st November.

Place: Salvation Army, Grünerløkka, Oslo 3. korps, Nordregate 25 B, Oslo, Norway

Time: Meet up time 18.00.  Expected to be done around 20.30. 

Alexander has taken part in many Christmas concerts and Christmas shows, and here is a playlist on YouTube with many of his performances. Enjoy 🙂  

Event: “Syng med oss” – concert with Song og Spelkorlaget, Alexander Rybak and Lisa Børud 26.1.2019

“Syng med oss 2019” – concert with Song og Spelkorlaget, Alexander Rybak and Lisa Børud

The forever young boys in Song og Spelkorlaget av 8. mars & Søn (Song and play choir of 8th of March & Sons) are ready for their 31st concert of “Syng med oss” (Sing-along with us).

NB! Ticket sale starts Saturday 17th November at 10:00 at the sales office, online at 12:00. Continue reading Event: “Syng med oss” — concert with Song og Spelkorlaget, Alexander Rybak and Lisa Børud 26.1.2019

Event: Alexander Rybak in the season premiere of NRK’s TV-show “Muitte Mu”, Saturday 10th of November 2018

Alexander Rybak is the first artist in this season of NRKs TV-show “Muitte MU” – “Remember Me”.

Six established artists will have 3 days to learn to joik. Together with a mentor they will compose a joik for a person close to them.   Continue reading Event: Alexander Rybak in the season premiere of NRK’s TV-show “Muitte Mu”, Saturday 10th of November 2018

Alexander Rybak in Se & Hør’s anniversary show and after party – 23.9.2018

Alexander Rybak with a brilliant performance at Se&Hør’s 40 years anniversary show in Oslo Spektrum, Norway. 

Alexander performed “Fairytale”. He accompanied on violin when Elisabeth Andreassen sang the beautiful song “Danse mot vår” and he did a brilliant violin performance of the super hits “The Final Count Down” by Europe and AC/DC’s  “You Shook Me All Night Long” together with Elisabeth Andreassen and Atle Pettersen. 

Photo by Tore Skaar

 

After the show there was a closed party for more than 300 invited guests. Pictures and a short interview with Alexander you’ll find below the videos. Continue reading Alexander Rybak in Se & Hør’s anniversary show and after party — 23.9.2018

Alexander Rybak Performs at Victoriadagen: A fan report

A Royal Fairytale performance: Borgholm, Sweden 14/7/2018

 NIELS PEETERS REPORTING

Borgholm is a beautiful small Swedish city on the island of Öland in the Baltic Sea.
It’s a nice place to visit. With the houses and the nature, you really feel like  you are in an Astrid Lindgren movie. It is one of the most popular summer resorts in Sweden. The Swedish Royal Family’s official summer Palace can be found just a couple of kilometres outside the city centre.

This year we travelled to Sweden for our summer holidays, and were able to visit Borgholm on 14th July to attend the Victoriadagen. Victoriadagen is an annual event on the island and is a tribute to the Crown Princess Victoria’s birthday. This year’s celebration was extra special for me because Alexander Rybak was one of the seven artists invited to take part in the 2018 concert.

Continue reading Alexander Rybak Performs at Victoriadagen: A fan report

Rybak in Lofoten for the first time – article in Lofotposten 16.9.2018

 Alexander Rybak in Lofoten for the first time.

Text to picture: Closing concert: Alexander Rybak and TrondheimSolistene had their last concert for this season at Leknes. 

-I sense it is a very warm audience, and that they give much of themselves, tells a smiling and happy Alexander Rybak.

Source: Lofotposten, 16.09.18. Text and photo: Geir Inge Winter.
Translated by Jorunn Ekre.

Lofotposten met Rybak during the intermission of the concert at Meieriet’s “Storsalen” together with TrondheimSolistene, and he told us here that he looked forward to the second part of the concert. Continue reading Rybak in Lofoten for the first time — article in Lofotposten 16.9.2018

Scary to meet Alexander Rybak – article 14.09.18

HADSEL: After one day of rehearsal with Alexander Rybak, the kids from the culture schools in Hadsel and Vågan were ready for the audience at Melbu. 

Text to the picture: Last finish: Alexander Rybak and the kids take a final check on what’s going to happen. Now it’s for real! (Photo: Dag Erlandsen)

Source: blv.no published 14.9.18. Text and photo: Dag Erlandsen

– A little scary and lots of fun, says 11-year-old Ingrid Mathisen Andorsen from Kabelvåg.

Continue reading Scary to meet Alexander Rybak — article 14.09.18

Alexander Rybak and the TrondheimSolistene in Mandal church 7.9.2018

Alexander Rybak and TrondheimSolistene delivered an impressive musical experience in Mandal Church on Friday night.

Text to picture: Alexander Rybak and TrondheimSolistene had good control of their string instruments in Mandal Church on Friday night.

Source: Lindesnes paper. Published 7.9.2018. Text and photo: Idar Hennestad Lamo.
Found by Ulli C. Translated by TessaLa, Revision by Anni Jowett. 

Despite a disappointing audience attendance, Kai Stoveland, the head organiser of the Musikvenner Mandal, was delighted with Friday’s great event in Mandal church.

– This was absolutely magical, and certainly one of the best we’ve had, he told to Lindesnes (the news paper) right after the concert was finished. Continue reading Alexander Rybak and the TrondheimSolistene in Mandal church 7.9.2018

Classical and pop in beautiful association – Alexander Rybak in classical concert 7.9.2018

When the TrondheimSolistene’s classical musicians meet the entertainer and multi-musician Alexander Rybak, then yes, it can not be anything but brilliant.

Text to picture: TrondheimSolistene’s and Alexander Rybak in beautiful association and amazing interaction. Photo: Charlie Manatad

Source: Avisen Agder, published 7.9.2018. Text: Kristen Munksgaard
Found by Ulli C. Translated by TessaLa, revision by Anni Jowett

And it was just brilliant at Flekkefjord cultural centre Spira  on Thursday evening, with Klassisk Flekkefjord as host. For an almost packed (fully seated) grand hall, it became an unforgettable evening with the classic gems alone, and along with Alexander Rybak’s fresh appearance and interpretation of both classical compositions and new and popular songs and melodies. Continue reading Classical and pop in beautiful association — Alexander Rybak in classical concert 7.9.2018

Arad Aria Feat. Alexander Rybak – “Bade To” with lyrics

Alexander Rybak featuring Arad Aria in the song “Bade To”  (After You).

Alexander Rybak and Arad Aria (Iranian singer, composer and producer) have collaborated and released the new beautiful song in Farsi called “Bade To”, which translates to “After You”. 

Although this music video was actually ready 16 months ago, Arad had to wait for the release licence in Iran, hence the delay. The wait was well worth it, however, as the two artists have provided us with a beautiful piece of art in which Arad sings and illustrates the heartbreak one feels after being abandoned by their love, and Alexander plays the elegant melody on the violin.  Continue reading Arad Aria Feat. Alexander Rybak — “Bade To” with lyrics

Alexander Rybak performed at the “Carnival Night” in Debrecen, Hungary 20.8.2018

Alexander Rybak was the guest star at the grand final of the Flower Carnival of Debrecen 2018 in Hungary.

The Flower Carnival is a popular annual week long event that take place in Debrecen, Hungary. The grand final show, the “Carnival Night”,  was held at Nagyerdei Stadion with 20.000 people in the audience, and 2000 dancers joined Alexander in his final song “Europe’s Skies”.   Continue reading Alexander Rybak performed at the “Carnival Night” in Debrecen, Hungary 20.8.2018

Alexander Rybak receives Platinum trophy for his MGP song – NRK.no 17.8.2018

Platinum Trophy for Rybak’s MGP song

The song “That’s How You Write a Song” has received good streaming figures after the ESC.

Source: NRK.no , published 17.08.2018, Journalist: Jon Marius Hyttebakk
Translated by Anni Jowett

WON MGP FOR A SECOND TIME: Alexander Rybak won MGP 2018, and represented Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest. (PHOTO: JULIA MARIE NAGLESTAD / NRK)

Alexander Rybak won this year’s MGP final with a big margin and represented Norway for a second time at the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon in May.

Now, his MGP contribution, “That’s How You Write a Song”, has reached platinum status based on high streaming rates. Continue reading Alexander Rybak receives Platinum trophy for his MGP song — NRK.no 17.8.2018

Event: The Sound of Movies – concert/musical 13. October 2018

ALEXANDER WILL NOT BE A PART OF THIS SHOW

The show will go on, but without Alexander.

Place: Buen Cultur House in Mandal, Norway
Date: 13th October 2018
Time: 19.30 to 22.00 incl. a break
Tickets: NOK 395,- Book HERE

  Continue reading Event: The Sound of Movies — concert/musical 13. October 2018

Alexander Rybak in the Norwegian talk-show “Senkveld” 4.5.18

Alexander was a guest in the very last season of the Norwegian talk-show “Senkveld”.

The show was broadcast 4th of May on Norwegian TV2 when Alexander already had arrived in Lisbon, so the interview is pre-recorded. Since it was the final season, Alexander brought gifts, a monkey pet, for each of the hosts. These monkeys are a symbol for the Cystic Fibrosis organisation. The girl he mentioned is Niels Peeters. Alexander played at her anniversary concert in 2016 in Boxmeer. 

The video is recorded and uploaded by May Elisabet Nipen. The video has English, French, Croatian and German sub.

Some pictures from the show

 

Tributes his mother with a song – article on TV2.no 19.07.18

Only Mom could comfort me back then.

Alexander Rybak performed his brand new song “Mom” on “Allsang på grensen” Thursday, July 19th, with his mother in the audience.

Source: TV2.no, published 19.07.18. Text: Vilde Brandtzæg Clausen. Photo: Thomas Andersen/TV2. English transaltion, TessaLa. Revision by Anni Jowett.

Since the Eurovision final, it has been quiet from Alexander Rybak. The song “That’s How You Write a Song” ended in 15th place in this year’s final, and Rybak expressed the disappointment afterwards. Continue reading Tributes his mother with a song — article on TV2.no 19.07.18

Touched his mother to tears from the stage. Seher.no 19.07.2018

I’m so proud of my boy!

The evening edition of the annual summer show “Allsang på grensen”, which was recorded yesterday,  can offer everything from tears to joy. 

Source: Seher.no, published 19.07.18 Text by  Julie Solberg  Marius Kromvoll. Photo by TV2
English translation by TessaLa, revision by Anni Jowett.

In addition, the popular artist Tor Endresen (59) surprised with the news that he will become a grandfather for the third time , the audience also witnessed a big and emotional moment for Alexander Rybak (32) and his mother Natalia. Continue reading Touched his mother to tears from the stage. Seher.no 19.07.2018

MOM – new song by Alexander Rybak, a tribute to his Mother

“Mom”, Alexander Rybak’s tribute to his mother Natasha. 

Alexander has in many interviews talked about the close relationship with his mother, and how important she has been in both his private and musical life. Now he has made a song for her, simply called “MOM”. The lyrics you’ll find below 🙂   

You can stream/download the song from these digital platforms:

                 

      

Continue reading MOM — new song by Alexander Rybak, a tribute to his Mother

Alexander Rybak performed for Crown Princess Victoria – article in VG.no 15.07.2018

The artist was invited to perform for Crown Princess Victoria on her birthday.

Source: vg.no, published 15.07.18 Text: Anniken Aronsen. Photo: Pr Jahnke and private. 
Translation by TessaLa, revision by Anni Jowett

July 14, also known as the “Victoriadagen” (Victoria Day) in Sweden,  was made a great celebration of Crown Princess Victoria’s 41st birthday. Alexander Rybak was one of those invited to stand on stage.
– It is the greatest honour for a violinist to be invited to royal celebration. I feel like Ole Bull now, Rybak writes in a text message to VG before the show. Continue reading Alexander Rybak performed for Crown Princess Victoria — article in VG.no 15.07.2018

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