News for tag: backstage

  • Tonight is decision time in Europe, and Aram MP3 from Armenia is just now getting prepared for the Grand Final of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest. He was the first contestant to rehearse in the B&W Hallerne almost two weeks ago, and in between he has had a lot of time to enjoy Copenhagen and meet the other singers.

  • The Eurovision Song Contest unites people. Dilara from Azerbaijan, Emma from Italy and the French TWIN TWIN are a very good example for it. The singers had a lot of fun racing for the Eurovision Song Contest trophy. Whatch the video about their excitement of being the winner of the biggest music TV show and holding the trophy, well, not the original one but a well-produced copy of it.

  • Softengine are a fresh promising band from Finland. In fact they are all aged 17-19, being the youngest male participants this year. So imagine their excitement about being involved in Europe's largest music show. Actually, don't imagine it: we asked the guys themselves and gossiped their instagrams.

  • The members of the Latvian band Aarzemnieki - meaning 'foreigners' in English - are literally everywhere in Copenhagen. There is no party without them, and even when you meet them on the streets, they are always singing, playing their instruments, and having fun. Check out our special feature about them!

  • On this Tuesday Morning, the three girls of the German band Elaiza were again first to rehearse at the B&W Hallerne in Copenhagen. They were in a happy mood, enjoying the experience to be part of Europe's Favourite TV Show.

  • The Spanish contestant, Ruth Lorenzo, was last to rehearse today in the B&W Hallerne in Copenhagen. She performed her classy ballad Dancing In The Rain in a vocally excellent manner, surrounded by 'rainy' light effects.

  • The French participants TWIN TWIN arrived yesterday in Copenhagen. Today, before their first rehearsal, they were hanging out backstage, very relaxed, in a good temper. Of course, they brought a souvenir with them – a magnetic moustache!

  • The United Kingdom, represented by Molly, was the second of the automatic finalists to take to the stage in the B&W Halelrne today for her first rehearsal, with Children Of The Universe.

  • Elaiza have already written their very own success story on home ground, in Germany: They won the wildcard for the German selection out of more than 2000 applicants, they won the national final against some of the most famous acts, and right now their song Is It Right is all over the radios and TV sets in their country. Today they are rehearsing at the B&W Hallerne for the first time, to prepare for the next step of their careers: The Grand Final of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest.

  • One of the trademarks of Tinkara Kovač and her song, Round And Round, is the flute - a key element of both the arrangement and the stage performance. Today the Slovenian delegation had their second rehearsal at the B&W Hallerne in Copenhagen, which was very convincing both in terms of vocals and visuals.

  • Paula Seling and OVI are back to the Eurovision stage! After their phenomenal success in the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest, they are now aiming for something more, as they told us before going to their soundcheck. Be sure to watch their performance, which features a circular piano, and an exciting projection of Paula!

  • Teo from Belarus always seems to be in a good mood: As soon as he arrived backstage at the B&W Hallerne in Copenhagen today, he and everyone surrounding him already had a smile on their faces. The title of his song, Cheesecake, refers to a nickname given to him by his girlfriend - which according to the lyrics annoyed him so much that he broke up with her!

  • Eurovision.tv met Donatan & Cleo and their beautiful Polish girls before their second rehearsal and found out how they spent time afterwards and their plans for the next week. Very friendly and in a good mood, Donatan also told us that they were satisfied with the stage performance during the first rehearsal.

  • The Shin is an experienced live band, usually playing jazz and folk music. For their Eurovision Song Contest performance, they are joined by Mariko Ebralidze, a young singer with a strong and colourful voice. Today they have their second rehearsal in the B&W Hallerne in Copenhagen.

  • Moj Svijet - 'My World' in English - is the title of the Montenegrin entry in the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest. Sergej Ćetković is one of the most popular singers in Southeastern Europe, and his experience shows during his stage performance. Apart from excellent vocals, the stage act also features a figure skater!