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Andrew Lloyd Webber’s kitsch crusade to save Eurovision

The News Review:

– Andrew Lloyd Webber’s kitsch crusade to save Eurovision
– Spain: Karina back to Eurovision?
– Israel: Legal dispute puts Ska’at out of Eurovision bid
– Christmas Day engagement for Bulgarian Eurovision stars ‘” live on TV
– B & H: Hari bids for Eurovision again?
– France prepares “A lovely surprise for Eurovision 2009”!
– Sakis and Jelena on Serbian peracija Trjimf

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s kitsch crusade to save Eurovision United Kingdom 
“I love it” beams the composer. “Everyone I know has Eurovision parties – I’ve held one myself and Richard Curtis’s are legendary! We all turn up in silly costumes and hats. ” So Lloyd Webber would seem the ideal choice to front Your Country Needs You a new BBC1 series starting on Saturday for which he has selected six unknown acts from which the public will choose by phone vote who will represent the UK at next year’s Eurovision. He has also composed the song the winner will perform at the contest.

Spain: Karina back to Eurovision? Netherlands 
com seacercaeurovision. com News. She is considering to do the backing vocals for Bayarte’s Sumando puntos if the song wins the Spanish national final and goes to Moscow. Bayarte is competing in the Spanish Eurovision selection EurovisiĆ³n 2009: El Retorno with a song specially made for the Eurovision Song Contest containing unique lyrics which are the titles of former Spanish Eurovision entries. Eurovision fans will remember Karina as she represented Spain back in 1971 at the Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin with the song En un mundo nuevo which after an exciting round of voting ended up in 2nd place just behind Severine from Monaco. The song went on to become a huge hit in Spain.

Israel: Legal dispute puts Ska’at out of Eurovision bid Netherlands 
Earlier this week it seemed that IBA was close to reaching an agreement which would have allowed Ska'at to be sent to Moscow a compromise between the singer and his former record company. Despite that the negotiations between the singer's manager and the record label have now ended in a complete failure. As a result the record company's legal advisors have sent the IBA a formal complaint stressing out that appointing Ska'at as Israel's entrant to the Eurovision Song Contest will be a breach of the court's temporary order that prohibits the singer from recording any materials what so ever. Since a solution to this dispute is now unlikely to be achieved soon it seems that Har'el Ska'at is out of the race for Moscow. IBA's board has decided recently to hold a televised national final in which the chosen artist will present 4 songs for the public and jury's selection. That leaves the IBA with litlle time for more deliberations on possible artists to chose from. A new name thrown into the race now is of Marina Maximillian Blumin Boaz Mauda's runner up in the Israeli Pop Idol 5.

Christmas Day engagement for Bulgarian Eurovision stars ‘” live on TV
Sofia Echo Bulgaria 
During the show Stundji real name Stoyan Yankoulov (42) presented an engagement ring to Elitsa Todorova (32). The two have been musical partners since 2003 and with their number Voda (Water) placed fifth in the 2007 Eurovision contest. The ring presented to Elitsa was concealed in a sleigh bell in a moment a BNT report described as a “Christmas miracle on BNT”. Both formally trained as musicians and both individually the holders of several national and international music awards Elitsa and Stundji continue to have a popular following outside the country with YouTube copies of Voda still attracting hits.

B & H: Hari bids for Eurovision again? Netherlands 
com 2006 entrant B & H: Hari bids for Eurovision again? Hari Varesanovic lead singer of Hari Mata Hari who came third at the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest for Bosnia and Herzegovina has admitted that he has sent a song to organisers of the country’s national final. MsoNormal {mso-style-parent:””; margin:0cm; margin-bottom:.
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France prepares “A lovely surprise for Eurovision 2009”! Netherlands 
com News. Bruno admits the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest experience with Sebastien Tellier has indeed stirred considerable interest among the French show business for the contest. The 2009 Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Moscow in May looks like it will attract many resounding names on a national as well as an international level. First Greece announced back in August that they are sending Sakis Rouvas the most popular pop artist in the country. The United Kingdom followed announcing that the British entry will be written by internationally acclaimed composer Sir Andrew Lloyd Weber Turkey will be sending Hadise who enjoys fame outside her country's borders as well and it seems we will be seeing another big name from France this time as Bruno Berberes has exclusively revealed to esctoday.

Sakis and Jelena on Serbian peracija Trjimf Netherlands 
com Live streaming Sakis and Jelena on Serbian peracija Trijumf Tomorrow’s Serbian peracija Trijumf will feature two Eurostars who will be performing together with the Academy students: Sakis Rouvas who will be representing Greece in the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest and Jelena Tomasevic who participated for Serbia in 2008. Tomorrow Monday 29th December Sakis Rouvas will perform his 2004 Eurovision Song Contest entry Shake it together with peracija Trijimf student Aleksandar Belov. Jelena Tomasevic will perform her hit song Kosava together with Danijel and Ana and Nina (two of the students) will perform ro the Serbian entry in the 2008 contest. Milena Vucic who is highly tipped to have entered the Montenegrin preselection for the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest with a song by Zeljko Joksimovic will also be on the same show to perform with Ana the song Luce. The show begins on 21. 00 CET on TV B92 and there will be live streaming.

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