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opening show 2015Handball Qatar – link to live streaming

The opening show for World Chanmpionship Men’s Handball 2015 in Qatar will be live streamed today at 17.00 CET.

Alexander is on of the 24 artists who will perform the official anthem “Live It”. You can read more about this unique project here

Link to watch online: http://www.qatar2015live.com/watch-live

Interview with Alexander Rybak from the photo session with girls from his Belarusian group “Milki”

Rybak’s “girls” arranged a white-red-white photo session.

“Belteleradiokompania” has stopped accepting applications on November 21 from the participants in the Eurovision 2015 national selection. 

We will find out at the beginning of December who will make it to the finals. For now, musicians have been furtively sending packages with documents and recorded songs to the organizing committee. Alexander Rybak openly plans to conquer not just Belarusians but all of Europe.

Onliner.by attended the music group photo session, and found out from the Eurovision 2009 winner what the song will be about and how they plan to surprise the jury and the audience.

Continue reading Interview with Alexander Rybak from the photo session with girls from his Belarusian group “Milki”

Malta 2015: How Franklin came to his Rybak song

Alex with Franklin

Alexander Rybak is back – Namely in Malta! Franklin Calleja who has already been present at the preliminary decision for Copenhagen will sing a Rybak-ballad next weekend with the aim to travel to Vienna in May 2015: “Still here” is a classical ESC-ballad which in the course of three minutes rises to a big climax. We certainly want to know how that the Rybak-Calleja-Connection came about.

Continue reading Malta 2015: How Franklin came to his Rybak song

Alexander Rybak announces the winners of the audition for his new Belarussian group

Congratulations to all the winners! 🙂

Recently Alexander held auditions in  four cities of Belarus – Mogilev, Grodno,  Minsk and Brest,  where he looked for talented girls for his new Belorussian group. The group will participate with a song composed by Alexander in Belorussian national selection  for Eurovision Song Contest 2015.  You can read more about Alexander’s project here. And  today Alexander announced the winners of the auditions on his official Facebook-page with a sweet video-message which you can watch by clicking on this picture.


The video is in Russian, so if you don’t understand it, here is the translation:

AR: Dear friends, Alexander Rybak from Norway, Oslo, is with you. I thank you. I thank all of you who came to the casting for my project. Me and my team got to listen to a lot of interesting voices. And if you didn’t win, if you didn’t go through, it doesn’t mean that you’re not talented. I just have my own concept and I chose girls for my act. So, the winners of the casting are: Tatiana Stakhovskaya from Minsk, Anna Ray from Minsk, Victoria Nazarko from Grodno, Taisiya Serikova from Gomel’ and Marina Putnikova from Gorky. I congratulate all of you. And I hope that you will please not only Belarus, but also the whole of Europe. Good luck!

Alexander Rybak – auditions in Belarus for the national selection of ESC 2015

Alexander Rybak will take part in the national selection for ESC in Belarus as a composer with the song “My accent”. The song will be performed by a girl band, and Alexander has been in Belarus for some days to have auditions in 4 cities across the country: Mogilev, Minsk, Grodno and Brest. There has been a lot of interest both for the auditions and from the media, and Alexander has been on several morning TV-shows, and radio shows, and given many interviews. Our Russians translators are the case. 🙂

Here  is an English version of the interview in the TV-show “Morning. Studio of Good Mood” on channel CTV.

Alexander Rybak Belarus

Winner of 2009 Eurovision Song Contest Alexander Rybak preparing Belarusian representative for 2015 competition

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Alexander Rybak – “Still Here” Lyrics and Video

We present to you the lyrics to “Still Here” composed by Alexander Rybak and performed by Franklin Calleja in the National Eurovision Song Contest Selection in Malta.

Franklin Calleja and Alexander Rybak

Continue reading Alexander Rybak — “Still Here” Lyrics and Video

Alexander Rybak will prepare the participants for the Belarusian national selection for “Eurovision 2015”

Alexander invites talented girls to the casting for competing  in the national selection for “Eurovision 2015”!

AR: Dear countrymen, you know that I’m a big fan of Eurovision and I’m a big fan of Belarus, so I invite you all to the local auditions for my song for the national selection. Good luck. Yours Sasha Rybak.

Article was published on sb.by 11.10.2014.

Author: Juliana Leonovich. Photo: “SB”

Translation by Sonya Luzina. English revision by Bita Janz.

Alexander Rybak is in an active searching process. No, the winner of “Eurovision-2009” has no plans to look for his ladylove. This time, all thoughts of the 28-year-old musician are dedicated entirely to his new projects: the other day, he announced the all-Belarusian casting for a new girl band. Newfound Norwegian Meladze (a famous Ukrainian composer and producer) and his team will personally tour around cities and villages to find the most beautiful and strong-voiced Belarusian girls. In addition to Rybak’s patronage, these girls are promised one more substantial stake: this spring, the new girl band will go to Vienna to conquer the sixtieth anniversary of the “Eurovision Song Contest 2015”. 

Continue reading Alexander Rybak will prepare the participants for the Belarusian national selection for “Eurovision 2015”

What I Long For – Alexander Rybak

Alexander took part in the  Norwegian TV-show “The Hit” on October 10th 2014, where famous artists compete with songs written by amateurs. If you want to read more about the concept of the show, you  can find it here. Alexander chose a wonderful song “What I Long For”  written by Elisabet Mjanger. Unfortunately, Alexander didn’t win the duel, but he did his best and made a great performance which we can enjoy now! 🙂

The song is also available on:

 iTunes | Spotify | Amazon | Deezer  | Google Play | Wimp 


This is what I long for more in life, that’s what you bring.
Passion, full compassion. You’re the one who takes me in.
I’m jumping around. Diving in. Coming around.

Continue reading What I Long For — Alexander Rybak

Alexander Rybak gives voice to the Norwegian version of “How To Train Your Dragon 2” and contributes with a song. Watch the trailers.

Article was published on VG on 20.05.2014.

Found by Ulli Cologne. Translation by Tessa Lande. Revision by Anni Jowett.


Make success: Alexander Rybak

Rybak with new overseas success

Alexander Rybak (28) is once again  a voice actor in the second film about the Viking boy “Hiccup” in “How To Train Your Dragon 2”. This time, Rybak also has a song in the movie.

While the credits of “How to Train Your Dragon 2” run, you will in Scandinavia, Russia and several other European countries hear Rybak’s latest single “Into a Fantasy”.  Continue reading Alexander Rybak gives voice to the Norwegian version of “How To Train Your Dragon 2” and contributes with a song. Watch the trailers.

Alexander in the 5th episode of HGVM – Sigvart Dagsland’s Day

Sigvart Dagsland’s day in “Hver gang vi møtes 2014”

A shortened version of the 5th episode of the TV-show “Hver gang vi møtes”, which was broadcast on TV2 on 29.03.2014. Below the episode video, you’ll find  Alexander’s brilliant performance of Sigvart’s song “Kan Eg Gjørr Någe Med Det” with intro and lyrics in different languages. Enjoy! 🙂

Upload, English translation and subs by TessaLa. English revision by Anni Jowett and Katie Andersson

Kan Eg Gjørr Någe Med Det – with intro and review HGVM  

Upload, English translation and subs by Hilde M. English revision by Anni Jowett.


Alexander made a gift for  his fans all over the world – a new music video called “5 To 7 Years”!

“This is a Music Video I made for my 600.000 +++ fans on Facebook. So share it with all your friends. I love each and every one of you. Alex”

Produced by Alexander Rybak
Music & Lyrics by Alexander Rybak
Guitar, bass and programming by Knut Bjørnar Asphol
Drums by Martin Hystad
Mixes and Mastered by Knut Bjørnar Asphol
Directed, Shot and Edited by Joakim Kleven


Alexander Rybak at Allsang på Grensen. 04.07.2013

 Alexander Rybak and Superbarna”Dyrene i Afrika”

Recording by Hilde M.

Alexander Rybak & Katrine Moholt “Du ska få en dag i mårå” 

Recording by Venche M.

Annsofi’s performances on MGP-2013 semifinal in Florø on 26.01.2013

Annsofi performed at the Norwegian selection for Eurovision 2013, 2nd semi-final with the song composed by Alexander Rybak “I’m With You” (he wrote both music and lyrics). She did great and made it to the final! Congratulations! Here you can watch how it was:)

Presentation of the artist and the first performance

Recording by Venche M. English translation by Laila S.H. Revision by Anni Jowett. Subs by Julia B. Russian translation by Zhanna Sergueeva.

Continue reading Annsofi’s performances on MGP-2013 semifinal in Florø on 26.01.2013

Alexander Rybak’s interview for KP.RU. Nov. 13th 2012

Alexander gave very long and interesting interview to the Russian publishing house “Komsomolskaya Pravda”  during his visit to Moscow, Russia 6-9 November 2012, that was published on 13.11.2012. In this interview he told about many subjects: his new video and stalker girl, his attitude to Russia, his audience, his ex-girlfriend, his dreams, his musical idols, his traditions, his favorite sports and many others. He also played a lot of music live.

Rocording by Sonya Luzina. English translation and subs by Zhanna Sergueeva. English revision by Lillian Llewellyn.

Article from the press-conference of Alexander Rybak in Moscow 07.11.2012

Article published on paparazzi.ru  on 07.11.2012. Link to original article here

Text by  Alice

Translation by Sonya Luzina

Александр Рыбак посвятил клип сумасшедшей фанатке и хочет спеть с Бурановскими Бабушками

Alexander Rybak dedicated his video to his crazy fan and he wants to sing with “Buranovskiye babushki”

The delusional fan from Israel has been stalking Alexander Rybak for a few years. The musician answered her insinuations with a video, in which he appears in a straight jacket, showing to the woman that she sent the boy to the mental hospital.

Alexander asks the fan “don’t call me anymore” in the chorus of the song.  And, by the irony of fate, the lady called him exactly during the presentation of the video

Continue reading Article from the press-conference of Alexander Rybak in Moscow 07.11.2012

Leave me alone

Music: Alexander Rybak / David Erikssen

Lyrics: Alexander Rybak

Information on how to buy the single in your country can be found here


1. English original text

2. German translation

3. Polish translation

4. Slovak translation

5. Croatian translation

6. Romanian translation

7. Czech translation

8. Portugese translation

9. Norwegian translation

10. French translation

11. Dutch translation

1. English lyrics

It started with a call, I stupidly answered.

You said you got my number from one of the dancers.

You waited right outside, you had something of mine.

But then I saw your eyes. Your crazy eyes.

Continue reading Leave me alone