Article in the paper issue of Her&Nå, published on 4.12.12
Photo: Stian Broch
Author: Philip reiler
THE CHILDRENS FAVOURITE: Alexander Rybak has a very special appeal on children.
Found and translated by Tessa Lande. English revision by Annie Jowett.
Alexander – bachelor and fiddler – I want my own family
Alexander Rybak has an absolutely uncanny way of relating to children and capturing their attention. Now he dreams of his own family as well.
The thrill at Slattum School in Nittedal is to touch and feel. Alexander Rybak (26) is this year’s Christmas present for the violin-playing children in the 6th grade. And when the favourite appears, the cheering will not end.
The children throw themselves upon him, and with charm and musical wit Alexander takes the teacher role as a matter of course. The students spent the fall practising “Fairytale”, and Alexander gives his personal tips and advice to the children, who sit like lighted candles.
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