Grandmother of Alexander Rybak, in Vitebsk, told about her grandson to the reporter of “Vitbichy”
Source: vitbichi.by Text and photos: Natalya Drozdova
Translated from Russian by Mónika Menyhért
I went to visit the grandmother of Sasha Rybak, a charming Norwegian guy with Belarusian roots, who wasn’t famous when waking up that day, but he was when falling asleep on the night of his triumphant victory with the piercing song Fairytale at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2009 in Moscow. Maya Borisovna watched her grandson’s performance on television exactly in this apartment on Chernyakhovsky Avenue in Vitebsk, along with her sister Natasha, and … she is thinking back now:
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Alexander and MILKI were guests in the talk show “Good evening Vitebsk” 20. 07.15. The show was recorded when Alexander was in Vitebsk earlier this month to perform at the annual Slavic bazaar.
In the beginning of the video there are some glimpse of Alexander’s visits in Vitebsk, among others the beautiful performance of Kupalinka in 2009. His first performance in Belarus 🙂
Video recorded by TessaLa
“Kotik” and “Fairytale”
Unfortunately, there were problems with a sound (echo) at the concert, so it was decided to close the video. Sorry for that.
Thanks to Lesya Kozhevnikova for the recording
Alexander performed at the Grand Opening of the 24th Slavic Bazaar in Vitebsk, Belarus, on the 9th of July, where he sang the song “Made in Belarus” together with other Belorussian artists – Alyona Lanskaya, Teo and Ruslan Alekhno.
Alexander’s performances in the Slavic Bazaar in Vitebsk in July 2014
Alexander performed at four events during the festival, and he was also a jury member in the contest “Pop song performers”. Below you’ll find videos of his performances. 🙂
“Into A Fantasy” at the Opening Ceremony of the festival 11th of July.
“Roll with The Wind” at International Song Contest “Vitebsk 2014″ the 12th of July.
“Strela Amura” at the Slavic Bazaar 12th of July 2014 . Video recorded på Catalina Balan.
“Kiss and Tell” at the “International Song Contest “Vitebsk 2014″ 13th of July.
The article published on 11.07.2014 on gorodvitebsk.by
Author: Karina Shlapakova.
Found by Ulli Cologne. Translation by Zhanna Sergueeva. English revision by Anni Jowett.
Alexander Rybak at the presentation of his new video in Vitebsk
On July 11 a charity presentation of the animated movie “How to Train Your Dragon 2” attached to the release of the new video of Alexander Rybak took place in Vitebsk .
Continue reading Article and video: Alexander Rybak at the charity presentation of his new video in Vitebsk, Belarus
Alexander comes to Vitebsk (Belarus) to one of the most popular music festival and song contest “Slavyansky Bazaar”. Since July 10th to July 13th he will both perform at various shows and will be a jury member of the contest. Here is his full schedule for the next days and information about TV-broadcasts:
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Recording by Sonya Luzina. Russian translation by Sveta Plyasun. English translation and subs by Julia B.
Alexander Rybak took part in the Slavinskya Bazaar in Vitebsk, Belarus 11-12 of July 2012. Here we have gathered pictures from his visit, taken by the people mentioned below.
Pictures by Alexander Klimov, Elena Snetkova, Evgeniy Krasnook, Larisa Kudryavtseva, Tatiana Fedotkina, Michael Sadchikov, Vitaly Pyvovarchyk, Dmitry Korobeinikov
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Article published on kp.ru 13.07.2012.
Text by Sergey Andrianov. Photos by Evgeniy Krasnook.
Link to the original article: http://kp.ru/daily/25915/2868951/
Translation by Sonya Luzina. English revision by Lillian Llewellyn
Rybak arrived at his sister’s place on the outskirts of Vitebsk in the evening before the festival opening concert, with flowers! He bought roses and lilies for his niece Uliana and brought a CD with his songs for his half-sister Julia (she’s daughter of Sasha’s dad Igor Rybak from his first marriage). And he brought his violin, of course.
Continue reading Alexander Rybak taught his niece to play the violin at the “Slavic Bazaar”
Article published on http://naviny.by/, 12.07.2012, 19:18
Link to the original article here. Text: Anastasia Solonovich. Photo: Alexander Klimov.
Found and translated by Zhanna Sergueeva. English revision by Anni Jowett.
Chronicles of the “Slavic Bazaar”. Alexander Rybak invited Europe to Belarus.
The Norwegian with Belarusian roots Alexander Rybak has become the first guest of the project “Star hour” on the XXI International Festival “Slavic Bazaar in Vitebsk”. However, some journalists used the allotted time for questions to switch the attention of Rybak on themselves.
Known for his sense of humour Alexander Rybak wins us over with his sincerity and innocent jokes, and the musician always communicates with the journalists very politely, and if teasing , then it is good-naturedly. Continue reading Article: “Chronicles of the “Slavic Bazaar”. Alexander Rybak invited Europe to Belarus”, 12.07.2012
Newsclip published on www.tvr.by 12.7.2012
Link to original clip here ( 04.54 – 05.24 )
Recording, english translation and subs by Sonya Luzina.
Article published by Fotis ( Greece ) on www.oikotimes.com 13.7.2012. Link to original Oikotimes-article here. The text is taken from a longer article published on www.festival.vitebsk.by 13.7.2012. Link to original article, written by Vera Medvetskaya here.
Video from Alexanders rehearsals and meeting with fans, recorded by Victoria13Lapeho
Found by Sonya Luzina
Slavianski Bazaar 2012
The festival is symbolic. Symbolically that children’s musical contest winners from different years opened the 1st part of the Festive ceremony: Martin Jordan (Bulgaria), Sasha Nehaj (Belarus), Kasia-Bell (Poland), Maria (Romania) and Arina Doronina (Russia). They are the future of the festival. “We’ll be stars”, – sang Arina, and this is a sincere thank to “Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk”.
Continue reading Article+video: Slavianski Bazaar. July 13th 2012