We’ve all seen the footage of Didrik Solli-Tangen winning Norway’s Melodi Grand Prix. Now a documentary from Norwegian TV takes us beyond the competition. Divided into four parts below, the documentary is full of interviews with Didrik and his family and never-before-seen footage of his life leading up to Eurovision. Check it out! Didrik is […]
Â From Sweden’s ABBA to Finland’s Lordi to Norway’s Alexander Rybak, the Scandinavians know what it takes to win Eurovision. This year they’re fielding an impressive roster of candidates. Denmark offers mainstream pop, Iceland throws down ecstasy-induced euro-dance and Finland has gone native with a traditional folk melody. The act that proves itself the best […]
“My Heart Is Yours” — Didrik Solli-Tangen (Eurovision 2010, Norway)
On Saturday, Norway will choose its Eurovision representative when NRK broadcasts the finale of Melodi Grand Prix 2010. And while only Norwegians can vote this weekend, everyone can vote in Wiwi’s poll below! Check out all eight finalists and then cast your vote. Voting ends Friday, February 7 at midnight. Start voting, Europe! xoxo, Wiwi […]
Seriously, Wiwi needs you to tell him. The Norwegian broadcaster NRK released the following three videos “to get you in the mood” for Oslo 2010. Apparently they are clues about what’s gonna go down. The first features a 32-year old man named Matt performing some bizarre white-men-can’t-dance number over and over in different countries. It […]
Alexander Rybak traded in his Eurovision fiddle for a ukulele during a recent performance of his single Funny Little World. Alexander wasn’t laughing when he nearly fell off the stage while walking down a tiny staircase. Check it out at the 1:40 mark.
By now, Alexander Rybak must realize that there are drawbacks to having your winning Eurovision song played on the radio constantly. Namely that people get totes sick of hearing it. Despite its dominance at this year’s song contest, Rybak’s FairtytaleÂ is only ranked sixth in Wiwi’s ongoing poll to determine which Eurovision song people are still […]
Shortly after winning Norway’s Melody Grand Prix contest, violinist Alexander Rybak vomited. He reveals this and other juicy tidbits in the video below (don’t worry, the interview has English subtitles). He says that he no longer has contact with the woman he sings about in Fairytale, and he reports feeling sad that he doesn’t have […]