Here the fairy tale began
Alexander was a “king” on the piano. He loved it. But “war” broke out when his parents also wanted him to try he violin, recalls the grandmother.
Text to picture: He is three years old and is going to have lunch at the family country house. Two years later, Alexander Rybak moves and has not been to Belarus since. VG Friday has met some of those who meant most to «Sasha». Continue reading Here the fairy tale began — Alexander Rybak — Norway’s hope in ESC 2009
NAME IN THE NEWS – ALEXANDER RYBAK
Found his girlfriend on Tinder
Who: Alexander Rybak (31)
Why: Participates in MGP with the song “That’s How You Write a Song”.
Source: Dagsavisen.no Text: Espen H. Rusdal. Photo: Julia Nagelstad. Found by Ulli C. Translated by Tessa La
Now you’re in MPG again. Is it like returning to familiar ground?
– Hee, hee certainly not. The only thing in common for 2009 and 2018 is that Oslo Spektrum seems as awesome as before. And I really look forward to joining Norway’s biggest music festival. Continue reading Alexander Rybak ready for MGP 9 years later
Julie is my main support
Alexander Rybak experienced that people around him were considering the pros and cons, but Julie was determined that her boyfriend deserved a place in MGP.
Source: Paper issue of HerogNå 23.1.2018 Tekst: Marianne Thorshaug Kristiansen Photo: Svein Brimi, Lasse Eriksson, NTB Scanpix
Found and translated by Jorunn Ekre, revision by Anni Jowett.
Alexander Rybak (31) took the world by storm after his superior victory in the Eurovision final in 2009 with the song “Fairytale”. Continue reading Alexander Rybak is back in the MGP circus, HerogNå 23.1.2018
Alexander Rybak in the final of Melodi Grand Prix 2018
Saturday the 10th of March the final of the Norwegian selection for ESC will take place in the Oslo Spektrum arena , and Alexander is one of the 10 artists who will compete.
Alexander’s entry, “That’s How You Write a Song“, is a cheerful funky pop song with groove and references to the 70ies discofunk, maybe a song that will surprise many. Continue reading Event: Final of Melodi Grand Prix 10th of March 2018
Alexander Rybak and Prima Music School – Future talents meet
The weekend 2. to 4. of February Prima Music School arrange a choir seminar and Alexander Rybak will take part as an instructor.
Featured image: Alexander and Violette Sørensen (Prima Music School) at one of his earlier seminars.
Sunday 4. of February there will be a closing concerts. Alexander will bring his pianist, and he will have both his own concert part and perform with the choir.
The concert is held in Gruben church at 15.00 and last for about 1,5 hour. Tickets can be bought at the entrance.
Event info on Alexander’s Facebook page
The organizer’s event info, you will find here:
Alexander Rybak guest at Lindmo
Alexander was a guest in the Norwegian talk-show Lindmo on NRK1, Saturday 20. January 2018. The show was pre-recorded 16. January. It’s the first time Alexander visited this popular talk-show, and the occasion was Alexander’s participation in Melodi Grand Prix, the Norwegian selection for Eurovision Song Contest. You can read more about his participation in MGP 2018 HERE
May Elisabeth Nipen has recorded the interview and TessaLa and Anni Jowett have seen to that the video now has English subs 🙂
What great news! Alexander is taking part in MGP 2018
Alexander Rybak was presented as one of the 10 artists/composers who will take part in Melodi Grand Prix, the Norwegian selection for Eurovision 2018.
The presentation was broadcast and streamed live and below you’ll find a playlist of videos with subtitles from the presentation and several interviews made at the press conference. And of course his song 🙂
Some fans were in the audience at this event and gave us the inside scoop from the studio on this very exciting day! Please click HERE to read their report.
Alexander Rybak in “Hver gang vi møtes – Special”
What did “Hver gang vi møtes” mean for the artists who took part in the earlier seasons, personally and due to their career? Former participants give us the answers, and we got throwbacks through six seasons in «Hver gang vi møtes – Special» Alexander took part in 2014, and here is his answers and throwbacks in this special edition 🎉 🤩
Alexander participated in season 3, recorded in August 2013 and broadcast in spring 2014, and he had a great success with his covers of the other artist’s songs.
If you want to see more of Alexander in “Hver gang vi møtes 2014”, you’ll find it all here:
Information about the TV-show is found on the Facebook page of “Hver gang vi møtes”.
Two classical concerts with the Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra
This autumn, after his visit in 2016 Alexander returned to the Czech Republic, this time with classical concerts in a project together with the renowned orchestra from Ostrava. The concerts took place in Ostrava on the October 4th and in Plzeň (Pilsen) on the October 5th.
Continue reading Alexander Rybak on tour in the Czech Republic, 4-5.10.2017
Alexander Rybak’s musical journey and official footsteps in 2018
Here you will find an overview of concerts, TV and radio shows, releases, great interviews and more during 2018, as we know of, and Alexander’s other official footsteps 🙂
We are still updating the 2018 schedule with info and links.
Continue reading Schedule 2018 — Alexander Rybak