Concert of Alexander Rybak in Malaysia. 14.10.2011- Reviews

Alexander Rybak performed at an event of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Malaysia

Alexander performed at ” The annual Norwegian Seafood Dinner ” –  an event of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Malaysia.  The event took place at the Hotel Mandarin Oriental in Kuala Lumpur and contained seafood dinner and entertainment. Two Malaysian websites had reporters at the event. Here are the parts of the reviews, where Alexander’s performance is mentioned:


Review at, published on 17.10.2011

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“Finally, an amazing performance by the young heart-throb Norwegian violinist/singer, Alexander Rybak, wowed the audience and had them up on their feet, thumping the tables and floors in rhythm to his catchy violin numbers. The song you hear in the video, is entitled “Fairytale” This song was the winner of the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest in Moscow, Russia. Alexander reveals that this song’s inspiration came from the Huldra, a beautiful female creature from Scandinavian folklore, who lures young men to her, and then curses them for all time. The Russian language version of the song is entitled “Skazka”.”

A video with several glimpse from his performance. The pianist is Hilmar Kristoffersen from Norway, who also was a part of the band Alexander toured with in 2009. 

“Gawd, he’s hot.. and talented! Alexander Rybak strumming his violin and all the ladies heartstrings”

“The gals (Ciki and Cheryl) can’t give up the chance to take a photo with cutie, Alexander Rybak”


Review at, published on 25.10.2011

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“Entertainment for the evening was provided by Alexander Rybak, winner of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2009. He enthralled the audience with his talented violin repertoire. I must admit I myself was captivated by the songs he played and sang, especially “Fairytale” – his award-winning song and which he had to play & sing again on encore to a standing ovation that evening!”


On the following day, October 15th, Alexander met his fans in Malaysia at a Meet & Greet. You can read about it here


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