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Georgia’s Eurovision entry exits over lyric


The News Review:

– Georgia’s Eurovision entry exits over lyric
– Squabbles mar Russia’s Eurovision song contest
– ur vote goes for Azerbaijan: Eurovision song contest Germany …
– Putin song dropped from Eurovision contest
– Bulgaria Musical Experts Judge New Version of Eurovision Song

Georgia’s Eurovision entry exits over lyric
Hollywood Reporter
n Wednesday the Georgian Public Broadcaster which is in chargeof selecting the country’s entry announced that Stephane & 3Gwould not change the controversial title line in the song “We Don’tWanna Put In” as suggested by the European Broadcasting Union thecontest’s organizer. Earlier this week the EBU warned Georgia that the song which manysaw as an intended pun on the last name of Russia’s prime ministerVladimir Putin should not be performed at the contest citing aclause in the rules stipulating that song lyrics should not containpolitical messages. Levan Kubaneishvili head of the Georgian Public Broadcaster saidin a letter to Eurovision executive director Svante Stockseliusthat his company “disagrees with [EBU’s] decision and considers itgroundless” the Russian wire service RIA Novosti reported. Georgian authorities speculated that EBU’s ruling could have beenprompted by pressure from Moscow but provided no evidence.

Squabbles mar Russia’s Eurovision song contest
USA Today
Times correspondent Megan K. Stack says Russia got off to a bad start itself with Russian nationalists when its jury picked a Ukrainian singer and Russian reality show star to represent the country. She plans to sing — in her native tongue — a.

ur vote goes for Azerbaijan: Eurovision song contest Germany …
Trend News Agency
His hit songs were performed in U96 and Bro’Sis music projects. As a composer and producer Christensen has worked with Right Said Fred N’Sync Tom Johns Sara Brightman and other super stars. At the Eurovision song contest he will be accompanied with scar Loya from California who has just started his music career. He is going to release his first album soon. He has toured all over the world with the Broadway musical singers. They will sing a composition “Miss Kiss Kiss Bang”. Christensen and Loya gave an interview to.

Putin song dropped from Eurovision contest
United Press International
“No lyrics speeches gestures of a political or similar nature shall be permitted” a Eurovision spokesman told the British broadcaster. Georgia was invited to rewrite the lyrics of the song or choose another one to perform. Relations between Russia and Georgia which went to war last year over the region of South ssetia have been tense for several years and Georgia initially declined to participate in this year’s Eurovision competition. The country later changed its stance and said it would compete with a song selected by a public vote and jury the BBC said. © 2009 United Press International Inc.

Bulgaria Musical Experts Judge New Version of Eurovision Song
Novinite.com
Photo by Yuliana Nikolova. The new version of the notorious song “Illusion” selected to represent Bulgaria at the “Eurovision 2009” contest finals in Moscow was judged Thursday by some of the country’s esteemed musical experts.
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