Schedule 2018 – Alexander Rybak

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.


6th – TV-SHOW, NORWAY   – “Hver gang vi møtes – Special” with highlights from earlier seasons, but also new interviews with the artists. Pre-recorded.

9-13th –  plus/minus a day or two. Visited his family in Belarus

15th – NEW MUSIC VIDEO- Release of Alexander’s entry for Melodi Grand Prix – “That’s How You Write a Song”  Where to stream and download

15thPRESS CONFERENCE – Alexander announced as participant in the Norwegian Eurovision selection, Melodi Grand Prix

16th – RECORDING OF TV-SHOW – Norwegian talk-show “Lindmo”.  

20thTV-SHOW, NORWAY – Guest in the talk-show “Lindmo” on NRK1. Pre-recorded.

30th preparing for the MGP final 



2ndRadio Norge, Norway – Interview. 

2-4th – CHOIR SEMINAR  – Fremtidens talenter møtes” (Future talents meet up), Mo i Rana, Norway Event info
4th   – SEMINAR CONCERT – Gruben church, Mo i Rana, Norway – Event info  

10th – RADIO SHOW, NORWAY – “Snart MGP” (Soon MGP) on NRK P1

13-16th plus/minus a day or two – Recording of the performance in MUITTE MU

19th – NORWEGIAN NEWSPAPERGreat interview about MGP in VG

22nd – NORWEGIAN NEWSPAPER Great interview about his racing mindset in Aftenposten


3rd – NORWEGIAN NEWSPAPER Great interview about handling his racing mindset and depressions in VG

4th – NEW MUSIC VIDEOAlexander with a violin interpretation of all the songs in the MGP-final 2018

5. – 9th – The MGP week. Daily live broadcast from the preparations in Oslo Spektrum. More info

8th – TV-SHOW, NORWAY – NRK’s presentation of Alexander before MGP

10th – TV-Show MGP – The final in Melodi Grand Prix 2018 – MORE INFO

11th RADIO SHOW, NORWAY  – Guest in the Norwegian radio program “Søndagsåpent”

16thTV-SHOW, NORWAY – Guest in the talk-show SKAVLAN  

Vacation with in USA



3rdPhotoshot for the “Soot-Spelet”

7th – NORWEGIAN NEWSPAPER – Alexander Rybak about his youthful rebellion

7th  – TV-SHOW, NORWAY – Alexander performed “Jealous” in “Virtous 2018”, the Norwegian national final for the Eurovision Young Musicians. 
 Video of the interview   –  Video with  Alexander’s message to the young talents 

WEEK nr 15The rehearsal for the Soot-Play started

20th  or so, SHOOTING POSTCARDS FOR ESC –  Alexander in Lisbon, Portugal for some days recording the promo postcard for Eurovision Postcard nr 2

21st – TV-SHOW, UKRAINE – Alexander interviewed in “Svetskaya Zhizn ”, pre-recorded in Oslo/Nesodden.

22th – NEW MUSIC VIDEO – Alexander’s interpretation of some of the ESC songs 2018 – part one.

28th – TV-INTERVIEW, NORWAY  – “Lørdagsrevyen” (Saturday News) on NRK1

30th The Norwegian delegation left for Lisbon

30thEVENT IN LISBONGuest at Filip Kirkorov’s birthday party



1.- 13th – The Eurovision Song Contest days MORE INFO

The time is given in CET,  which is one hour after local time.

1st – 1. rehearsal and press “Meet&Greet” in Lisbon MORE INFO

4th – 2. rehearsal and press  “Meet&Greet” in Lisbon official VIDEO clip  and  VIDEO from the press conference

4th – Nordic Night Event  – Alexander in the Eurovision Village  in Lisbon VIDEO

4th – TV-show, Norway – Guest in the popular Norwegian talk-show “Senkveld” –VIDEO

7th – Alexander Rybak visits the Music School Metropolitana.

7th – Garden party at the Norwegian  Embassy

8th – Alexander takes part in the pre-ESC show «Studio Eurovision” on SVT at 20.00 CET. Link to watch online HERE

9thPress rehearsal(closed event) at 15.00-17.25 
9thJury Show at 21.00-23.10 
10th  Family show at 15.00-17.10

10th – TV-show, Norway – Hello Europe! – Documentary about Alexander
10th – 2. Semi-final at 21.00- 23.10
Press conference – 23.00 – 00.10 (for the artists/countries who passed to the Grand Final)


30th – Visited his father’s children’s orchestra


Due to his recent surgery, Alexander had to cancel a concert in Budapest, Hungary, 9th of June,  and a concert in Warzaw, Poland the 16th of June. 

12 – 21st – Recording of TV-show, Norway – Alexander contributes on one of the songs in the 8. season of “Hver gang vi møtes”, which was recorded during 10 days in June 2018. Broadcast in winter 2019. 

19th – Radio show, in NRK Distriktsprogram – Østfold, Norway; topic: Soot-Spelet- Link to listen HERE

20th – Norway – Recording of the TV-show “Ønskekonserten” with the orchestra KORK, Ingierstrand Bad, Norway – ALEXANDER’S PERFORMANCE

24th – RADIO SHOW, NORWAYAlexander guest in the radio show “Ari & Michael” on P4. 

The theater play “Soot-Spelet” with 10 shows between the 22. of June and 1st of  JulyEVENT INFO 
NB! Alexander will not play the 28. and 29. of June

22-24th Theater play, Norway –  “Soot-Spelet”, in Ørje, Norway
26-30thTheater play, Norway –  “Soot-Spelet” in Ørje, Norway Two shows this day

29th – Live show, Tønsberg, Norway – 50 anniversary of Taran A/S.  EVENT INFO


1st – Theater play , Norway –  “Soot-Spelet” in Ørje, Norway. Final show.

14th – Festival concert, Sweden – Performing at Victoriadagen in Borgholm (Öland). Was broadcast on SVT1, Sweden and 10 other countries the following days.   VIDEOS from the TV-showARTICLES

18th – Summer TV-show, Norway. Recording of the summer TV-show “Allsang på grensen” in Halden, Norway.  

19th – TV-show, Norway. Broadcast of the Summer TV-show “Allsang på grensen” on TV2 (pay-TV) VIDEOS ARTICLE1 ARTICLE 2

20th  – Festival concert, Estonia – Performing at the Baltic Sun Festival in Narva, Estonia EVENT INFO 



20th – Flower Carnival Festival, Debrecen, Hungary EVENT INFO


Alexander and the TrondheimSolistene on a classical concert tour from 6. to 15. of September. More info about the tour you’ll find here:  – EVENT INFO 

6th – Classical concert, Flekkefjord, Norway – Concert with TrondheimSolistene

7th – Classical concert, Mandal, Norway – Concert with TrondheimSolistene in Mandal church.

8th – Classical concert, Grimstad, Norway – Concert with TrondheimSolistene in Grimstad kulturhus. 

9th – Classical concert, Borre in Vestfold, Norway – Concert with TrondheimSolistene

12th – Classical concert, Narvik, Norway – Concert with TrondheimSolistene

13th – Classical concert, Harstad, Norway – Concert with Trondheimsolistene

14th – Classical concert, Melbu, Norway – Concert with TrondheimSolistene

15th – Classical concert, Leknes in Lofoten, Norway – Concert with TrondheimSolistene.

23th Gala show, Norway, Oslo Spektrum – “40 years on the Red Carpet” anniversary of the Norwegian celebrity magazine Se&Hør. EVENT INFO

30th – Event, Moscow, Russia – Performed at the free concert “Heat in Vegas” show at  Vegas City Hall. 



11th – RADIO INTERVIEW AND REHEARSAL, KRISTIANSAND, NORWAY – Alexander and Lisa Børud were interviewed by NRK Sørlandet about the upcoming Christmas tour and the rehearsal with a children’s choir. 

24th – Culture event, Grieghallen in Bergen, Norway  – “Russland i ord og toner” (Russia in words and music). EVENT INFO



10th – TV-show, Norway – Alexander composed and performed his own joik in the TV-show “Muitte Mu” (Remember Me). 

21st – TV-SHOW, NORWAY – Alexander and the other artists in Stille Natt Hellige Natt guests in the breakfast TV-show “God morgen Norge. 

21st – Recording TV-show, Norway.  “Håp i ei gryte”. MORE INFO

22nd – The Christmas tour “Stille Natt Hellige Natt” starts in Tromsø, Norway with the first of 28 concerts.  EVENT INFO  TICKETS



1st till 22nd – Christmas Tour “Stille Natt Hellige Natt” EVENT INFO  TICKETS

10th – TV-show, Norway. “Håp i ei Gryte” (Hope in a Pot). MORE INFO.

12th –  TV-show, Norway. “Håp i ei Gryte” (Hope in a Pot). MORE INFO.

23rd – Norwegian TV-show – “Kvelden før kvelden” – A Christmas TV-show on NRK1 – MORE INFO

4 thoughts on “Schedule 2018 – Alexander Rybak”

    1. Hi there 🙂 Alexander doesn’t read comments here, so it is better you ask this question under one of his posts on FB or Instagram 🙂

    1. Nothing planned in Serbia in the nearest future as we know. The next months will probably be all about Eurovision Song Contest.

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