GreenJolly – Orange Revolution 2004 Mastermind

Eurovision Song Contest 2005 participant

The alternative guide to Croatia

The News Review:

– The alternative guide to Croatia
– The Tees mouth
– Latvia relish Euro chance
– LIFESTYLE: Ten Points For Good Neighbourliness.

The alternative guide to Croatia
BBC News – May 21, 2004
The band Put (that’s right Put) sang Don’t Ever Cry (My Croatian Sky) which was a song about the the effects of civil war. The country’s last entry came from 16-year-old Claudia Beni who sang Vise Nisam Tvoja which in English means I Can’t Be Your Lover. She also released a song called Croatian Women Love You written for the national football team competing at the 2002 World Cup. Croatia failed to make it past the group stages but at least they could look forward to a warm welcome back from their female fans.

The Tees mouth
BBC News – May 21, 2004
I’m off to Istanbul for a few days but I’ll be back in time to speak to you next week. Well you enjoy yourself. I enjoyed the sights and sounds of Istanbul on the Eurovision Song Contest. It looks a splendid place. I just hope they’re not playing the same music they had on Saturday night. It makes me quite ill just thinking about it. Hope not! See you then Robbo.

Latvia relish Euro chance
BBC News – May 21, 2004
One of those Skonto players was veteran defender Mihails Zemlinskis who won over 90 caps for Latvia. In attack alongside Southampton’s Marian Pahars Latvia will look to striker Maris Verpakovskis who plays for Dynamo Kiev and scored six goals in the qualifying stages. Latvia might be attending their first major football tournament but the tiny Baltic state does have experience of winning a major European event. Two years ago of course Marija N triumphed in Eurovision Song Contest victory with “I Wanna”.

LIFESTYLE: Ten Points For Good Neighbourliness.
Free with registration – Europe Intelligence Wire – – May 21, 2004
Their beautiful picturesque villa is situated in the leafy tranquil Spanish area of Sa Punta which I’m told is a few hours north of Barcelona. To be honest my geography has never been the best (which I blame on the fact that geography at school centred more around rock and cloud formation than the location of countries). In fact it was only thanks to the Eurovision Song Contest on.

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