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.

He arrived in Alanya to give a concert as a part of thePolice Department of Alanya project “They are our Countrymen.” Alexander Rybak answered questions at a press conference held at the hotel Kleopatra Dreams Beach. Regional manager of the company “Detur Terhi Alanya”, director of the ICCM International Cultural Centre, Mesut Güreş, and the Media Advisor, Anastasia Petrova, as well as Vice-President of Security Services, Mustafa Yenialp, participated in the press-conference where the single and music video “Leave me alone” that was released by Alexander Rybak in 2012 was presented. Later, Rybak posed for photographers with 4 dancers from Lithuania who came with him especially for the concert.

Wants to sing a duet with Hadise.

Having attained first place with the song “Fairytale” at the Eurovision Song Contest, which was held in Russia in 2009, Norwegian artist with Russian roots, Alexander Rybak, has met Hadise, who achieved 4th place at the same contest, and he stated that we wants to participate in a duet with her.

Rybak, who has a lot of fans in Turkey, and who came to Alanya for the second time, said: “After Eurovision I traveled a lot, all over the world, and have learned many different musical genres. So at the concert in Alanya I’d like to present these multiple genres of music. Here, people want more club and dance music. According to that, I’ve chosen songs and music for my show. ”
Alexander Rybak will give a concert to support project “They are our Countrymen” on Saturday April 13th, in the Hotel Banana Beach Club.

Here you can see a short video from the press-conference:


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