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Alexander Rybak: “I like that Lithuanians are not snobs”

Article published on zebra.15min.lt 07.04.2012.

Link to original article here

Found by Alev Can. Translation by Jolanta Esu. English revision by Tessa La

 I like that Lithuanians are not snobs

Three years ago, Europe knew nothing about the Norwegian singer Alexander Rybak. However, a young and enthusiastic guy just appeared on the Eurovision stage with the song “Fairytale”, was fascinated by its simplicity and won the contest. This Sunday A.Rybakas seems to come to Lithuania LNK music show “Voice of Lithuania.”

He will sing with one of the contests. The singer, who himself has repeatedly participated in various talent shows, suggests that it is essential to know why you’re on stage.

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Article: Alexander Rybak in Vilnius

Article published on www.15min.lt 2012-04-08, 14:39

Text by  Viktorija Navickaitė . Photos by Luko Balandžio.  Link to original article here.

Found by Ulli Cologne. Translation by Dominyka Kolenda

 “Eurovision” contest winner Alexander Rybak, who is visiting Lithuania, says that the Lithuanian representative Donatas Montvydas resembles George Michael

Easter Sunday afternoon, representatives from the Lithuanian media were gathered in the hotel “Dvaras’’(located in the center of the capital) where the recently arrived Norwegian singer Alexander Rybak (25) stayed. It was convened to a press conference, where the singer told how he feels about being in Lithuania, and what projects he is involved in back in Norway. Conversation about Eurovision wasn’t omitted either.

The Eurovision contest triumphed singer arrived in Vilnius on Saturday, where he intends to participate in LNK project “Lithuanian voice” final battle concert. Alexander will stay in Lithuania for two days.

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Alexander Rybak: “I am glad I returned to Vilnius”

Article published on kauno.diena.lt 2012-04-08, 14:43

Text by Ugnė Karaliūnaitė. Photo by Simono Švitros.  Link to original article here.

Found by Ulli Cologne. Translation by Erika Jasiūnienė

A.Rybak: I am glad I returned to Vilnius

Saturday evening, with flight from Riga, the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest winner Alexander Rybak, arrived in Vilnius. The 25 years old guy came to Lithuania alone and decided to stay in a small cozy hotel in the center of the capital. “Artists are very lonely, I am no exception”, – the “Fairytale” songwriter, who conquered many European girls hearts, confessed. He said that now he does not have a team who travel with him to concerts, but it is enough joy for him to see the smiles from the audience.

The classical music studying A.Rybak said, that three years after the victory in “Eurovision” he is not “bathing” in the glory rays any longer. The artist works with small projects that will continue to implement his plans in the world of music. The young man, origin Belarusian, living in Norway, has delighted fans with concerts in Scandinavia and Slavic Europe part. “I don’t know if I have a lot of fans in Lithuania. Yet I have performed here only once, but I am very delighted, when I am invited to sing in a small country, “- the singer says.

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