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Moscow Kicks Off Preparations for Eurovision


The News Review:

– Moscow Kicks Off Preparations for Eurovision
– 12.12.08 . Five member juries in final Eurovision Song Contest 2009
– Spain: Yulia makes her Eurovision proposal
– The X Factor; Iraq: The Legacy; Outnumbered; Blondie; Peter …
– Yulia Valentayn speaks out to Oikotimes.com
– Channel One to hold national final for 2009 Eurovision
– The Netherlands: Eurovision party in Den Bosch!

Moscow Kicks Off Preparations for Eurovision
The Moscow Times Russia 
Belgrade Mayor Dragan Dilas handed over a giant key ring with Perspex symbols of each city that has hosted the Eurovision Song Contest to Luzhkov at a ceremony to kick off Moscow’s preparations for the contest which will be held at Olimpiisky Stadium and culminate with finals in the Luzhniki Stadium on May 16. The ceremony began with a short film about last year’s event set to Russia’s winning song “Believe” performed by Bilan. Clips showed Bilan crying waving a Russian flag and embracing Serbia’s 2007 winner Marija Serifovic. Speaking fluent Russian Belgrade’s mayor said he felt the “hospitality and friendship of Moscow and Russia.

12.12.08 . Five member juries in final Eurovision Song Contest 2009
Belgovision.com Belgium 
All members must be citizens of the country they are representing. The semifinals of the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 – in which there will still be 100% televoting to select nine finalists and the back-up jury’s point out the tenth qualifier – take place on 12th and 14th May. The final is scheduled for 16th May. Russia hosts the competition in the Olympiski Arena in Moscow following Dima Bilan’s victory at the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 in Belgrade. React to this news item.

Spain: Yulia makes her Eurovision proposal
esctoday.com Netherlands 
Yulia who entered the Spanish Eurovision selection EurocanciĆ³n 2005 with the uptempo song Arriba el mundo is set to repeat her experience in 2009 with Uh la la Yulia known as Russia before her participation in Eurocanción 2005 has had several hits in Spain such as Arriba el mundo – the entry with which the singer tried to represent Spain that year – or Viva la noche also related to Eurovision as it was one of the songs selected by TVE to enter the final heats of Operación Triunfo back in 2003. Uh la la is a soft theme far away from the Arriba el mundo uptempo tune. You can enjoy it on Yulia's official myspace page.

The X Factor; Iraq: The Legacy; Outnumbered; Blondie; Peter …
Times Online UK 
Alexandra keeps getting crisper –but might be punished for being somewhat Leona-like. Louis has finally worked out what to do with JLS – but no group has ever won. So “cutsie” schoolboy Eoghan Quigg could triumph despite being increasinglymore Junior Eurovision than international star. But with Beyoncéamong the mooted guest acts the show should be splendid even if theprobable winner isn’t. html”–>Iraq: The LegacyChannel 4 7pmThe journalist Peter Oborne returns to Iraq to find out whether it is now safefor Western forces to leave. He investigates whether British forces haveeffectively been driven out by Shia militias in thrall to Iran and whetherthe promises made to Iraqis who worked for the British Army have beenhonoured.

Yulia Valentayn speaks out to Oikotimes.com
oikotimes.com Greece 
com Looking to represent Spain in Moscow at Eurovision 2009 is Yulia Valentayn with her song "Uh la la". Here she talks exclusively to oikotimes. com about her flirtations with Eurovision her desire to be in Moscow in May and how she really wants your votes to make her dream come true. You present yourself for Eurovision this year were you waiting for this moment? I have written a song entitled "Uh la la" and I thought it would be suited for Eurovision. This is not the first time that you take part is it? No I took part in 2005 with "Arriba el Mundo" so you could say that I have a little bit of experience in the subject.

Channel One to hold national final for 2009 Eurovision
oikotimes.com Greece 
The broadcaster will also be responsible for the selection of the national entry. Channel One announced today during the insignia host city exchange that there will be a televised national final for the 2009 bidding. It is not a secret that Russia despite winning in 2008 is very interested to win again!The broadcaster selected the entries for the 1995 2005 and 2007 Eurovision representation. Only in 2005 though the entrant for Russia by Channel One came out of a national final show.
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The Netherlands: Eurovision party in Den Bosch!
esctoday.com Netherlands 
In order to make up for the big disappointment amongst the Dutch fans OGAE Netherlands and our partnersite 12points. tv are putting their hands together to organise a Eurovision party on December 20th. More than 25 former Dutch Eurovision representatives were about to make their appearance at the ‘Songfestival The Winners’ show. Due to low tickets sales and the withdrawal of the main sponsor the organisers had to cancel the event. The new date in April will be announced soon. The alternative party will take place in Den Bosch on December 20 as well. Location: De Azijnfabriek – Bethaniestraat 4 Den Bosch.

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