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Eurovision News Review:

* Eurovision Song Contest 2006 at esctoday.com | your daily Eurovision…
* Diena offers services to Eurovision press
* TATU MANAGER ARRESTED DURING VIDEO SHOOT
* Save your hisses… for these sad songs
* Tatu shooed off of video shoot – again
* Pravda.RU:Riga Duma bans picket against introduction of Latvian…
* Farewell Concert for Lynn Chircop at Bay Street
* Estonian Prime Minister visited the venue
* Delighted to make a song and dance about award
* Showbiz bytes 16/05/03 – theage.com.au

Eurovision Song Contest 2006 at esctoday.com | your daily Eurovision…esctoday.com
You’re not? Doesn’t matter, I’ll tell you anyhow. Mainly it’s because of some dark and weird reason I was thinking about the crusades some time ago. Plus, there’s no real reason to participate in it. Like in the case of every contest it’s all about the victory. Some countries seem to forget that sometimes and then try to cheer themselves up by saying “We’re doing this just for fun and to introduce our culture blablablaah.

Diena offers services to Eurovision pressesctoday.com
Diena is willing to arrange interviews with interesting Latvian individuals and it’s possible to contact Diena journalists to ask questions about Latvia. Around 2,000 journalists will arrive in Latvia to report about the Eurovision Song Contest.

TATU MANAGER ARRESTED DURING VIDEO SHOOTNME.com
The teenage fans caused a ruckus, tussling to get close to the chart-topping pop duo, and the police received complaints about noise. Shapovalov had previously had two requests to film in Red Square turned down. The video was supposed to be screened during next week’s (May 23) Eurovision Song Contest, with Tatu representing Russia, but filming had to be ditched after the disturbance. Related items Tatu NME page News TATU MANAGER ARRESTED DURING VIDEO SHOOT VIDEO NASTY ALL THE THINGS THEY SAID! more news » Submit this story to:.

Save your hisses… for these sad songsIrish Independent
Poor taste on a massive scale ensures that Louis Walsh’s creations can invest in a fleet of Ferraris on a whim. But, compared to some Eurovision ‘classics’, Westlife’s no-brain ballads seem positively Dylanesque. A new survey this week of the most successful Eurovision songs makes horrifying reading, perhaps even for those who purchased the singles that made Dana and her Israeli transvestite namesake, Dana International, famous. British Hit Singles’ Top 20 bestselling Eurovision songs spans four decades but the flimsy quality of the tunes is all too familiar. And those are just the ones the average Europhile can remember. Anybody recall Izhar Cohen and Alpha-Beta’s 1978 winning entry, A Ba Ni Bi? What about Teach-In’s 1975 success, Ding-A-Dong? The most successful Eurovision-winning song will surprise many… Poor taste on a massive scale ensures that Louis Walsh’s creations can invest in a fleet of Ferraris on a whim. But, compared to some Eurovision ‘classics’, Westlife’s no-brain ballads seem positively Dylanesque. A new survey this week of the most successful Eurovision songs makes horrifying reading, perhaps even for those who purchased the singles that made Dana and her Israeli transvestite namesake, Dana International, famous. British Hit Singles’ Top 20 bestselling Eurovision songs spans four decades but the flimsy quality of the tunes is all too familiar. And those are just the ones the average Europhile can remember. Anybody recall Izhar Cohen and Alpha-Beta’s 1978 winning entry, A Ba Ni Bi? What about Teach-In’s 1975 success, Ding-A-Dong? The most successful Eurovision-winning song will surprise many. They may not remember the name of the band but they will almost certainly recall the song.

Tatu shooed off of video shoot – againCurlio.com
gif’>The duo will be representing Russia at the Eurovision Song Contest in Riga, Latvia on May 24th. They have also said they will.

Pravda.RU:Riga Duma bans picket against introduction of Latvian…Pravda
According to the request, about 5,000 were going to take part in the protest on May 23rd. The participants intended to hand the president, government and parliament an address titled “For the Free Choice of a Teaching Language!” that had already been signed by over 30,000 people who do not agree with the planned school reform. The Duma explained its decision with the conclusion of the state security services pointing out that law-enforcement structures “will have difficulty guaranteeing public security and ensuring rights and freedoms of other people ahead of the Eurovision contest. ” Latvian Education and Science Minister Karlis Sadurskis also spoke against the protest. “This action aims at splitting society and spoiling Latvia’s image internationally,” he believes. Political observers explain the Duma’s decision to ban the picket of Russian-speaking schoolchildren, teachers and parents with the fact that several thousands of foreign tourists and journalists are to arrive in Riga for the Eurovision contest due on May 24th. The Latvian authorities do not want foreign guests to witness domestic political problems, especially those related to Russian schools, observers believe… ” Latvian Education and Science Minister Karlis Sadurskis also spoke against the protest. “This action aims at splitting society and spoiling Latvia’s image internationally,” he believes. Political observers explain the Duma’s decision to ban the picket of Russian-speaking schoolchildren, teachers and parents with the fact that several thousands of foreign tourists and journalists are to arrive in Riga for the Eurovision contest due on May 24th. The Latvian authorities do not want foreign guests to witness domestic political problems, especially those related to Russian schools, observers believe.

Farewell Concert for Lynn Chircop at Bay Streetdi-ve.com
The concert, which kicks off at 4. 00 pm, will be held in the open air rotunda at Bay Street. The two hour long concert will see Lynn Chrircop singing live, together with some of this year?s participants in the song for Europe contest and past participants of the Eurovision Song contest. Before and after the concert, Lynn will have the opportunity to meet her local fans, sign autographs and take photographs with them.

Estonian Prime Minister visited the venueesctoday.com
ee News. Juhan Parts was welcomed in Skonto Hall by the main co-ordinator of last years contest and a board member of Estonian Television (ETV) Juhan Paadam, told the representative of ETV to Baltic News Service. Prime minister met 14 Estonians, who are helping with a preparations. Paadam introduced him the preparation schedule, stage building set and the possibilities of the technical equipment available on the venue. On Monday Estonian delegation including the representative Ruffus will arrive to Riga.

Delighted to make a song and dance about awardIrish Independent
But perhaps the relentless rain was in proportion to the acclaim the husband and wife team have received for their contribution to the international entertainment industry. The popular show which started as a seven-minute filler in the 1994 Eurovision song contest has now been seen by over 13 million people in 21 countries. Moya is no stranger to academic honours – last year she received an honorary doctorate from the University of Ulster. “It’s a great privilege. My brother Sean lectures here in electronic engineering and he always says he got his qualifications the hard way whereas I just went the easy route,” she joked. The pair are currently busy putting the finishing touches to the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics in Croke Park on June 21.

Showbiz bytes 16/05/03 – theage.com.auThe Age
Tatu, whose skimpy outfits and flirtation with lesbianism made headlines around the world, had an international hit with All the Things She Said, and became the first Russian band to break through the tough British singles chart. Shapovalov created Tatu in 1999 to be deliberately provocative and fill what he saw as a gap in the teenage band market. Russia chose the duo to represent the country at the Eurovision Song Contest later this month in Riga, Latvia. Theatre bosses have extended Denise Van Outen’s West End run by a month to meet public demand, it was announced today. The star’s one-woman show Tell Me On A Sunday was due for a?16-week stint but a further four have now been added. The musical – written by Don Black and Andrew Lloyd Webber – will now continue to August 23 at the Gielgud Theatre in London. An album from the show, which was first staged in 1981 but has now been expanded, is being released.

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