This was actually my first time in Luxembourg, and I have to say I really enjoyed it!
One of the reasons was, of course Alexander. He performed 3 songs at the Eurovision Gala Night, “Roll with The Wind, “Into a Fantasy” and last but not least “Fairytale”.
Recorded by Ulli C
The atmosphere was absolutely gorgeous. Everybody was in a happy mood, especially when Alexander performed. After the whole show we got the chance to meet him, even though it was very short, as he was a bit tired.
Photo source: Ulli C
But hey, at least we could say hello, and it was fun as always when you meet the fiddler. So all in all it was a super great evening.
Yesterday night’s Eurovision Gala Night in Luxembourg
I was asked to tell a little more about the evening so let me first tell you about the event itself.
Picture source: Luxemburger Wort
The Eurovision Gala Night is an annual event hosted by OGAE Luxembourg to bring the spirit of Eurovision back to Luxembourg since the country last participated in the song contest in 1993. It also promotes the idea that Luxembourg should participate again sometime in the future and the earned profit goes to charity. In fact, it is our own little Eurovision Song Contest: There are contestants representing different nations who perform former ESC songs. They are then later on judged by international jury members. Of course, the audience and the public can also vote and the scoring system is the same as for the ESC. Continue reading Alexander Rybak — ESC Gala night 2014, Luxembourg 25.10.14 — Report by Jessica Hilbert