Category Archives: Articles 2015

Alexander Rybak “dress debuts” on Women’s day

Alexander Rybak (28) must contend in a number of challenges as a participant in the Russian TV-show “One to One”. This Women’s Day, millions of television viewers will see him impersonating Gloria Gaynor.

Source: VG.no, published 08.03.15 Authour: Line Orfjell.   Translated by Tessa La, revised by Bita J.

Underline head photo: AS A WOMAN: It may not look like it – but yes, this is actually Alexander Rybak. It took some makeup to achieve this result!
Photo: Weit MEDIA

– I wanted to do something with humor and with a twinkle in my eye. Moreover, I have never worn a dress before, says Alexander Rybak VG. Continue reading Alexander Rybak “dress debuts” on Women’s day

Alexander Rybak as Dima Bilan – “One to One” Show, Episode 2

The 2009 Eurovision winner performed the song with which Dima Bilan triumphed in 2008.

Article was published on super.ru. Photos: Weit media.
Translation by Sonya L. Revision by Marina Rolbin.

Another season of the popular show “One to One” began on TV channel “Russia-1”. The Norwegian 2009 Eurovision winner, Alexander Rybak, joined the group of Russian celebrities who will get into someone else’s skin and show mastery of transformation. The performer of “Fairytale”, the biggest European hit of 2009, sang the song “Believe”, with which Dima Bilan won Eurovision six years ago.

Continue reading Alexander Rybak as Dima Bilan — “One to One” Show, Episode 2

“Midtvinterdansen” and orchestra seminar Verdalen 07.02.2015

Two articles about the orchestra seminar and concert at “Midtvinterdans” in Verdalen.

ALEXANDER INSPIRED

Underline to featured picture: FAIRYTALE: Alexander Rybak was the main attraction at the  concert of “Midtvinterdans” on Saturday night. The experienced charmer enjoyed himself together with children and teenagers, and the audience got a tremendous version of his “Fairytale”. 

Published in paper issue of Trønderavisa 09.02.2015.                                    Author and photo: Tommy Leonhardsen                                                                Found and translate by Jorunn Ekre, revision by Anny Jowett.

Alexander Rybak was the main attraction at the annual Midwinter Dance in Verdal.
Almost 280 children and teenagers got to perform together with their idol on his popular Fairytale in a sold out venue in Verdal.  Continue reading “Midtvinterdansen” and orchestra seminar Verdalen 07.02.2015

Family Concert Lillehammer 1.2.2015 – Article and radio interview

Interview on radio NRK P1 on Friday before the concert.

Found by Ulli C, recorded by May Elisabeth Nipen, translated by Jorunn Ekre and revised by Anni Jowett.

Article in the paper issue of Gudbrandsdølen Dagningen, published 2.2.2015. Pictures to be found on gd.no

MADE SHOW IN FULL PACKED CHURCH

The family concert with Rybak was an experience for both grown ups and children.
It was fully packed in Northern Ål Church  on Sunday evening and the crowd really got value for their money. Continue reading Family Concert Lillehammer 1.2.2015 — Article and radio interview

Interview with Marina Putnikova, member of MILKI

Interview with Milki member Marina Putnikova

Some know her as the teacher at the Gorki Children’s Vocal Arts School. Some remember her from the project “Singing Cities”. But her biggest claim to fame came from the participation in the group Milki that Alexander Rybak wanted to introduce to Eurovision in 2015. The Gorki News met with the girl to dot all the “i”s with the group Milki and their try-outs in the international song contest and also to find out the talented compatriot’s plans.

Source: gorkiv.by Author: Katya Karpitskaya. Photo: Michael Levtsov.  Translated by Marina Rolbin.

-Everyone writes that you made it to Alexander Rybak’s audition by accident. How did it happen? Continue reading Interview with Marina Putnikova, member of MILKI

Alexander Rybak: “The Belarusian Jury Killed My Dream!”

The Eurovision winner shared with “Komsomolka” who has upset him, what he doesn’t regret, and if he will continue working with Milki.

Together with his Belarusian manager Andei Guzel (right), Alexander Rybak will take on Milki’s future.

After the Belarusian national selection to Eurovision, most of the discussion was not about the winning duet of the singer Uzari and violinist Maimuna, but about Sasha Rybak, the triumphant Eurovision winner, a Norwegian with Belarusian roots- having been offended. In the past year, Alexander has not just been a passing visitor in our country, but one of our own, as the producer of the group Milki, and despite opposing predictions, he plans to continue his collaboration with the group.

Continue reading Alexander Rybak: “The Belarusian Jury Killed My Dream!”

Alexander performs at Time To Show’s anniversary concert in Kaunas, Lithuania

Alexander Rybak visits his dancer friends and will change his image in Lithuania

time to show anniversary

Source: balsas.lt  publihsed 16.01.15  Found by Sonya Luzina, translated by Erika Erikutia, revised by Anni Jowett

On Friday Alexander Rybak, the winner of the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest, is coming to Lithuania from faraway Qatar, where he gave an impressive performance. In the provisional capital the performer will have a concert and the Norwegian of Belarusian origin also has organised a secret visit in Vilnius, about which he refuses to tell.

On Saturday at the Veterinaries Academy in the Great Hall in Kaunas, Alexander will arrange a performance at the dance group “Time to Show”’s anniversary concert. Continue reading Alexander performs at Time To Show’s anniversary concert in Kaunas, Lithuania