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Turkey’s Eurovision video subject of discussions


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– Turkey’s Eurovision video subject of discussions
– ‘Jewish Eurovision song contest’ dedicated to Gilad Shalit
– Israel’s Eurovision Song Contest Entry “There Must Be Another Way …
– Riverdance stepping out for the last time
– Georgia’s Eurovision entry exits over lyric

Turkey’s Eurovision video subject of discussions
Hürriyet
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‘Jewish Eurovision song contest’ dedicated to Gilad Shalit
European Jewish Press
Hosted by the Jewish communities of Brussels and Antwerp the song contest is organized by the World Bnei Akiva youth movement in cooperation with the World Zionist rganization. Around 500 youths and Jewish community members will participate in the event which is the highlight of Bnei Akiva activities in Europe. The performers lyricists and composers are all Jewish teenagers from Sweden Denmark Norway Italy Germany Austria Switzerland Holland Belgium and France. Every year there is a theme for the contest.
Related from Recollets: France at odds with Israel over Shalit

Israel’s Eurovision Song Contest Entry “There Must Be Another Way …
About – News & Issues
The 54th annual competition will take place May 12-16 2009 in Moscow. However fans of the contest are starting to generate buzz about various entrants. ne of the most intriguing is this year’s song from Israel. “There Must Be Another Way” carries a message promoting peace and reconciliation in the Middle East.

Riverdance stepping out for the last time
Walesnline
Karen Price finds out why the world-famous Irish dancing show is bowing outA PERFRMANCE which has traditional Irish step dancing at its core doesn’t really sound like a recipe for global success. But 15 years after it was introduced to the world during the interval of the Eurovision Song Contest when it received a standing ovation Riverdance is now one of the biggest stage sensations. It’s been seen by more than two million people in the UK alone and in excess of two billion people from around the world have watched televised performances. h and it brought a certain Michael Flatley stardom before he left the show reportedly over creative differences with the producers. But while those behind the scenes say Riverdance is now at the height of its popularity they have taken the decision to bring the dancing to a halt. Therefore the 40-strong cast are now on their UK farewell tour which arrives in Wales next week.

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.

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