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A secretive Alexander says he is ready for a change

A summary of an interview in the local news paper in Nesodden – AMTA, published 26.7.20 and in addition some info found on several accounts on Instagram.

In a short interview with the local news paper Amta in Nesodden Alexander, who by now lives at Aker Brygge, reveals that he has some certain plans and that there may be some changes this autumn. What these changes are he won’t tell yet, but in first instance this means he will spend more time in Nesodden for a while.

” It is not certain that I will be living in Oslo from this autumn to put it that way, Alexander says.

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Alexander Rybak – A Fairytale in Moscow – 5 years anniversary


Once upon a time, 5 years ago when we were younger, the Fairytale started. Alexander won the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 in Moscow with a record high number of points and he won our hearts. Today, 5 years later, his record is still standing and our Fairytale Fiddler is still capturing our hearts. We celebrate by looking back on some golden moments from 2009, which were never published here before 🙂

Article published before the  start of 1st Semi-Final on 12.05.2009

Author: Nina Skyrud Photo: Trond Reidar Teigen Source: rb.no


Translated by Tessa Lande. English revising by Katie Anderson.



Whatever happens, Alexander has already won.
Whether Alexander Rybak wins Eurovision or not, he has already won the hearts of all on behalf of himself, Norway and all those who stand out in the crowd.
He had already jumped through the screen in Kjempesjansen with his own song “Foolin'”. And made viewers gasp for breath, thinking: Wow, what is this?It is incredibly rare to experience a top-trained classical musician with such a natural and heartfelt ability to communicate. He was not an old fellow when he closed his ears to the skeptics’ attempts to get him to limit himself to a career as a classical violinist. He wanted to perform the music as he felt it, both his own and others. Because when Alexander Rybak plays Rolf Løvland’s “Secret Garden”, It’s hard to remember to breathe.
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Alexander at Hellviktangen 13.09.2013

Source: amta.no
Author: Felicia Øystå
Photos: Felicia Øystå

Found by Ulli Cologne. Translated by Tessa Lande. Revision by Katie Anderson.


Alexander Rybak is still a big hero in Nesodden.

The Kulturist held a late summer concert on Friday night with both Alexander Rybak and the band “Folk Ford”. Continue reading Alexander at Hellviktangen 13.09.2013

Alexander in TV-show “Den store Skoledugnaden” (The great school voluntary basis) 1.5.12

Alexander took part in the popular Norwegian TV-show “Den store Skoledugnaden” (The great school voluntary basis). The idea of this show is to invite a former school pupils, who became Norwegian celebrity, to help their schools.

Alexander and several of his school mates came to their school in Nesodden to make some repairement. See what they did there!;)

And the same video with subs on Dailymotion

Recording by Venche M. & Tessa La. English translation by Tessa La, Hildebjørg Ha, Laila Solum Hansen. Subs by Sonya L. Russian translation by Sonya Luzina, Zhanna Sergueeva and Sophia Khodorovskaya. Romanian translation by Laura Ser. Slovak translation by Danka Čolláková. German translation by Simone Schmidt/Susanne Berlin.

The opening of “Tangenten” – rich on content. March 24th 2012

Article published on www.nesodden.kommune.no 27.3.2012 by Mette Marit Bratlie.

Link to original article with more photos from the opening: http://www.nesodden.kommune.no/Artikkel.aspx?AId=6877

Article found by Ulli Cologne. Translated by Marianne Saietz

The opening of “Tangenten”- rich on content.

In bright sunshine and beautiful spring- weather, “Tangenten” opened its doors to the public on Saturday March 24th.
“Tangenten” was officially opened with a great cultural content by local artists of Nesodden.

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Alexander, Igor and Natalia Rybak. Interview in Nesodden, Norway. 7-15.09.2011

2 interviews with Alexander and his parents were taken by independent journalist Evgeniy Diakonov during September 2011. He uploaded 2 parts of this great interview in January 2012 and was so nice to add our English subs to his videos! 🙂

Igor and Natalia Rybak at their private house in Nesodden.

English translation by Zhanna S. and Maria Jitkova. Subs by Julia B.

and the same video at Dailymotion: http://dai.ly/x7RR3K

Alexander Rybak in Nesodden.

English translation and subs by Julia B. 

and the same video on Dailymotion: http://dai.ly/wPJC3z