Elena Gheorghe, Eurovision’s Next Top Model 2009 As of May 17 at midnight, Wiwi’s readers had cast 1,720 votes to determine who should win Eurovision’s Next Top Model. Eurovision front-runner and teen singing sensation Safura has jumped into a commanding lead with 39% of all votes. Last week she was in fifth position with only […]
If you choose a bad egg, you end up with yolk all over your crotch. It’s a lesson officials at NTU, the national broadcaster of the Ukraine, have learned all too well. After internally selecting Vasyl Lazarovichâ€”the pervy guy with a penchant for coming on to womenâ€”to represent the nation at Eurovision, the broadcaster realized […]
The Ukraine chose its Eurovision representative for a second time tonight, overturning the results of a previous internal selection that had Vasyl Lazarovich heading to Norway.Â Twenty-three-year old Alyosha will be flying the Ukrainian flag in Oslo. What do you think? Is Aloysha’s song “To Be Free” likely to do better than Vasyl’s “I Love […]
The Orange Revolution that gripped Ukraine in 2004 pales in comparison to the upheaval unfolding this evening in Kyiv. For reasons still undisclosed, NTU—Ukraine’s public broadcaster—has stripped Vasyl Lazarovich of his Eurovision title and will restage its national selection contest tomorrow. The move comes just weeks after the Feb. 14 election of president Viktor Yanukovych, […]
Vasyl Lazarovich must think he’s a cassanova. Why else would he sing the saccharine ballad I Love You? Its overly sentimental-maudlin-mawkish lyrics include such doozies as: “You, so beautiful to me, my endless melody, you are my destiny” and the rather repetitive chorus “I love you, I love you, I love you….” YUCK! And did […]
“Sweet People” Lyrics — Alyosha (Eurovision 2010, Ukraine)
Ukrainian broadcaster NTU has announced that Vasyl Lazarovich will represent the Ukraine in Oslo. The selection of a baritone singer known for subtlety and understatement is a remarkable departure for the Ukraine. Last year, the country sent the apparently over-sexed Svetlana Loboda (a.k.a. the “stripper in a hamster wheel“) to Moscow and her performance quickly […]
Ukraine, this year’s Junior Eurovision host country, has just selected its representative. Eleven-year old Andranik Aleksanyan won with Try Topli, Try Surmy. So far Russia is the only other country to have chosen its JESC contestant.