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* Eurovision Song Contest 2006 at esctoday.com | your daily Eurovision…
* ABBA Says No Reunion, At Any Price
* Pass notes: L’entente cordiale | Special reports | Guardian…
* BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Arts | Digging the dancing queens
* Squatter sells £850,000 house for a song
* Celebrities Promise a Star-Studded Event for The Breathing Life…
* Eurobodalla council positions decided » ABC South East NSW » Local…

Eurovision Song Contest 2006 at esctoday.com | your daily Eurovision…esctoday.com
” Esctoday. com: First of all, congratulations with your victory on Cyprus! Please tell me, how did you started this adventure?

“My managers always had the idea that I should take part in Eurovision for Cyprus but I was too young before. This year, in order to take part, you had to be 16 years old on 31st December 2003 and my 16th birthday was on 22nd December 2003, so I might be the youngest artist taking part?”

“Mike Connaris got in touch with my managers because he had heard about me and wanted to submit a song for the Cyprus entry for the Eurovision Song Contest and had to have a Cypriot artist. I was born in England because my father is British, but my mother and grandparents come from Pano Lakatamia in Cyprus, where I was christened, so I am half Cypriot. I lived in Cyprus for two and a half years when I was a little girl and have returned to Cyprus for holidays since I came to live in England because my family still lives there”… com: What do you hope to achieve with your participation on the Eurovision Song Contest?

“Firstly, I think that you are always learning in the music industry and I have already gained a lot from my participation so far and just taking part in the Cypriot preselection was a great experience. I was thrilled to win and am very proud and honoured to represent my Cyprus homeland and of course I want to win for Cyprus. Going to Istanbul and taking part in Eurovision will be the biggest thing I have ever done and I know that I will take a lot away from it whatever the result. After all ABBA were launched on their fantastic career from Eurovision and C?line Dion who has been one of my musical influences became noticed from Eurovision”. com: Do you often watch the contest?
“Ever since I can remember I have watched the Eurovision Song Contest.

ABBA Says No Reunion, At Any PriceBillboard
After 30 years, the Swedish supergroup might even have trouble remembering the words of its pop classics. The sight of the group’s outrageous stage outfits is enough to make its 58-year-old songwriter Bjorn Ulvaeus cringe nowadays. Thirty years to the day after ABBA won the Eurovision song contest with “Waterloo,” the bearded Ulvaeus is fiercely proud of its music — but the group will never strut its stuff again. Four years ago, ABBA was offered $1 billion to reunite. The answer was ‘No. ‘ But what if that figure doubled? “No, not even if you did that,” Ulvaeus said. “It is never going to happen again,” he continued.

Pass notes: L’entente cordiale | Special reports | Guardian…Guardian Unlimited
getElementById( ‘frameId693005′ ). It was also a crafty plan to further both nations’ colonial interests, mainly by solidifying British control of Egypt and French control of Morocco, while resolving a host of disputes in Africa and agreeing access rights to the Suez canal and the Straits of Gibraltar. And the thing about the fishing bait in Newfoundland?Before the entente, Britain and France clashed over fishing rights off Newfoundland, and had, how you say, bait procurement issues too. “The French fisherman, who formerly had great difficulty in procuring bait,” the Guardian intoned in April 1904, “will be granted facilities to procure bait.

BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Arts | Digging the dancing queensBBC News
5m) box office advance, so the musical opened as planned. Last month it celebrated its 1,000th performance at New York’s Cadillac Winter Garden Theatre – formerly the home of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats. Tuesday’s fifth anniversary performance at London’s Prince Edward Theatre coincides with the 30th anniversary of Abba’s Eurovision Song Contest win with Waterloo. Songwriters Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson are scheduled to attend, and there are unconfirmed rumours they will be joined on stage by former bandmates Agnetha Faltskog and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. If so, it will mark Abba’s first official reunion since the legendary band broke up in the early 1980s. However, the Scandinavian supergroup did reform briefly last year – to sing for a friend at her private birthday party.

Squatter sells £850,000 house for a songTelegraph.co.uk
He first moved into the house in 1969 and stopped paying rent in 1984. However, even before Mr Weiss received the title deeds, he had put the house on the market for £850,000. He says he will use the money to set up an independent record label and promote a single he has recorded with Carroll, 69, who entered the Eurovision Song Contest for Britain in 1962 with Ring-a-Ding Girl. Carroll also had Top 10 singles soon afterwards with Roses Are Red and Say Wonderful Things. Mr Weiss, who was a friend and next-door neighbour of the late comedian Peter Cook, paid £65 a month rent when he first moved into his one-bedroom house but stopped paying rent after a dispute with the landlord over repairs.

Celebrities Promise a Star-Studded Event for The Breathing Life…PR Newswire UK – PR Newswire UK (press release)
Rugby captain Martin Johnson, Jenny Agutter, Chris Eubank, Ulrika Johnson, Amanda Lamb, Lock Stock’s Nick Moran, GMTV’s Ben Shepherd, Caroline Feraday, Lesley Joseph and Footballers Wives Leila Rouad are a few of the stars who’ll be honouring some of the UK’s most inspirational young people at this years Breathing Life Awards. FEEDER, headliners at next days Carling Live, eighties pop icon Tony Hadley and Eurovision hopeful James Fox will provide musical entertainment alongside Irish boy band D-Side and sibling duo Lisa and Andy Scott Lee. The Awards sponsored by NEXT, recognise exceptional achievements of young adults and children who live with Cystic Fibrosis (CF), the UK’s most common and life threatening genetically inherited disease. 26 courageous people, some as young as 5 years, are nominated sport, art, academia and fundraising categories but the one thing they have in common is their determination while living with CF. The star-studded show hosted by David Bull will be televised live from 9pm on Freeview channel FTN and repeated on LivingTV. For the first time, British Telecom is sponsoring the live broadcast.

Eurobodalla council positions decided » ABC South East NSW » Local…abc.net.au
The other newcomers are Catalina Country Club chief executive officer John Rafferty, Narooma promoter Neil Mumme, Fergus Thomson of Belowra and Batemans Bay businessman Michael Corbin. The final make-up of the council sets the scene for plenty of lobbying in the lead-up to the mayoral election. Cr Pollock’s Eurobodalla First party has won three seats, as has Cr David Laugher’s EuroVision team, with the remaining three seats made up of representatives from the Greens, the Real People’s Party and the Community Action Group. Meanwhile, a challenge now seems certain to the result in the Snowy River shire. The decision to reject more than 370 pre-poll votes from the Jindabyne and Dalgety booths has now been raised in State Parliament with the Member for Monaro, Steve Whan, urging candidates and community members to lodge appeals. Mr Whan says he believes the election could have a different outcome if the votes are included. “On Friday, I highlighted in Parliament the fact that the mistake that was made in Snowy River which has seen the disallowing of 370 odd votes,” he said.

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