Efentix Efendi and TIX
Photos: Main – Sputnik / Murad Orujov, Inset – EBU / Andres Putting

The word on everybody’s lips is Efentix.

During Eurovision 2021, Azerbaijan’s Efendi and Norway’s TIX enjoyed their first date over socially-distanced drinks in a Rotterdam restaurant. And now it seems that their relationship is blossoming into something beautiful.

In a post-Eurovision interview with Sputnik Azerbaijan, the “Mata Hari” songstress spoke about the future of the pair’s relationship.

She revealed that if necessary, she will move to Norway to be with TIX… and also teased the potential of wedding bells!

Meanwhile, the “Fallen Angel” hitmaker is planning a visit to Azerbaijan where he will meet Efendi’s parents and try the local cuisine. As he told us on the turquoise carpet, he’s been diving into Wikipedia to learn more about Azerbaijani customs.

 

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Efentix: Efendi and TIX plan to reunite

Speaking to Sputnik Azerbaijan, Efendi retold the story of how Efentix came to be.

“To be honest, at first I was not serious about the attention of the Norwegian representative Tix. I didn’t understand what was happening. I went to Eurovision to win, not to meet someone.

I went there with completely different thoughts, but received a gift from fate. After the end of Eurovision, I found out that even before the start of the competition, he filmed various videos in Norway that were addressed to me. I did not know about it.”

I invited him to Baku, and he himself wanted to come to meet my parents. I don’t know if I will marry him. It all depends on the offer. When we parted, he put a gold bracelet on my arm and said: ‘wait for me and do not forget about me’.

We talk almost every day. I am a little worried, because the number of people infected with coronavirus is increasing every day. We communicate, inspire and support each other. If I get married, I’ll probably move to Norway. Where the husband is, there I am.

He really wants to fly to Baku, but he cannot do it. Their borders are closed. We will wait for the end of all this, or, as a last resort, we will intersect somewhere on neutral territory.”

 

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While reuniting may prove difficult in light of ongoing coronavirus travel restrictions, the pair are ready to take their relationship to the next level. Efendi is grateful that her parents understand the power of her burgeoning romance.

“Mom thinks that it would be better to support me than to forbid me. The forbidden fruit is always sweet, so you can make the wrong choice or go down the wrong path. Thanks to my parents that they are always with me and support me in any of my choices.

If necessary, I will move to Norway. It seems to me that in this life, if you want to achieve something, then you cannot do without difficulties, therefore I am ready for any obstacles. In my life I went through many difficulties and difficulties.

I have never been to Norway. I really want to see the northern lights there. It’s very beautiful there. I saw it all in the pictures and videos that Andreas sends me. He is now studying our culture, and I – theirs.”

Efendi says she wants to introduce TIX to Azerbaijani food and make him try some of the local delicacies including dolma, shabzi pilaf and dushbara. And while the couple get to know each other better, they’ll take a tour of Baku.

“First of all, I will show him Icherisheher, then Baku Crystal Hall, which hosted Eurovision in 2012. We will also definitely walk along Baku Boulevard and visit Gabala and Sheki.

I hope we will be able to do it all without cameras and press.”

We’re excited to see what the future holds for this iconic duo. Could a Eurovision wedding be on the cards?

Efentix: The love story of Efendi and TIX

This Eurovision power couple is more than just a showmance. 

The Efentix saga started coming to light during a wiwibloggs’ interview with the Norwegian star. Mid-interview, Efendi took to the stage for her first rehearsal of “Mata Hari”. TIX — real name Andres Haukeland — looked up in awe to sing along, telling our William he’s “totally crushing” on Efendi.

A few days later, the pair had their very first date over drinks between Eurovision rehearsals inside a restaurant in Rotterdam Ahoy.

Wiwibloggs’ own Suzanne Adams — who is known to peer around corners and to keep her ears to the ground — snapped the very first pic of Efentix on their date (with their translator at an adjacent table).

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And now, it seems things are getting serious between the two Eurovision 2021 stars. Perhaps we’ll see a Eurovision marriage at some point in the future… or maybe the pair will compete at Norway’s Melodi Grand Prix as a couple!

What do you think? Will the Efentix romance last? Let us know in the comments down below.

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Rena
Rena
4 months ago

Guys you should watch the video with this interview! I changed my mind when saw how she talks about him, her emotions, she’s sincere and her eyes are glowing when she speaks about him! It feels like real love! In the text we couldn’t see her emotions and some details were deleted in the text, +some problems with translation made misunderstanding

Jay
Jay
4 months ago

Strange she can’t speak English at her age

Azaad
Azaad
4 months ago
Reply to  Jay

I’m not an Efendi fan but I’m sure her English is still far better than your Russian or Azeri.

Sophie
Sophie
4 months ago

The bracelet is from Tiffany’s with the pricetag of 2100.00 dollars. Who gives those kinds of things to people they hardly know?

Sanja
Sanja
4 months ago

Something became very strange in this story. I don’t know what Tix’s intentions are, either it was only the show, or he is a gentleman and therefore doesn’t talk about Efendi to the press since he came home. And she is bubbling about the things that, if they were serious, should stay between only the two of them. It’s not that I don’t like her, I want Efentix to be real, but I don’t like Efendi’s behaviour. She acts like a girl very much in love, that is cute, but she is a grown woman, and they are both famous.… Read more »

Last edited 4 months ago by Sanja
Alex
Alex
4 months ago
Reply to  Sanja

Yesterday Efendi participated in the program and the hosts started asking her about Tix and she said that she didn’t want to talk about it because she had already said a lot about this. But the host made her tell something. The host said: it’s your was time being in our program after Eurovision so we want to hear it from you.

Last edited 4 months ago by Alex
Rena
Rena
4 months ago
Reply to  Sanja

Totally agree!

Cunami
Cunami
4 months ago
Reply to  Sanja

Tix is really acting like a gentleman. He has already achieved Efendi, why shout about it further? And she just answers the questions of journalists. She’s in love, why shouldn’t she act like a girl in love? On the contrary, if there were no serious intentions, then she would not have said all this and would not have behaved this way. Have you seen her eyes at the interview? Her eyes are shining! She made herself a manicure with wings and the letter A. She constantly says that he studies a lot of information about the Azerbaijani culture. Why does… Read more »

Last edited 4 months ago by Cunami
HBK
HBK
4 months ago

She can’t even speak English… c’mon!

Alex
Alex
4 months ago

Of course Efendi would move to Norway, TIX is crazy popular there and one of the most successful songwriters/producers.

However, she won’t like the Norwegian culture.

Anyway, i don’t think it will last but it’s cute.

Alex
Alex
4 months ago

In Russian, the word “predlozheniye” can be translated as 1) offer 2) proposal of marriage. And in this context, she talks about getting married. Her move to Norway depends on his proposal to get married. If they get married, she will move to Norway. And in the following sentence, she emphasizes his intention to propose to her by giving her a gold bracelet. He shows her with this gesture or gift that his intentions are serious. This is how a wrong translation can represent a person as a gold digger. Before posting the article, It would be better to ask… Read more »

Cunami
Cunami
4 months ago
Reply to  Alex

The fact that your message has so much minuses says a lot about how stupid people are.

Rena
Rena
4 months ago

If they’re not in love my heart would be broken! I hope everything she said is truth, but.. idk it still doesn’t feel like she takes it seriously

Ria van de Velde
Ria van de Velde
4 months ago

They are so cute together. I wish them a lucky life in Norway or in Baku. And I hope they can meat each other soon.

Rey
Rey
4 months ago

Seems like Efendi is just using TIX for money and fame.

Jonas
Jonas
4 months ago
Reply to  Rey

TIX started this.

Rey
Rey
4 months ago
Reply to  Jonas

I know, he most likely is attracted to her and hoping for a relationship, but Efendi isn’t into him and now only thinks that if she’d be with him, she could advance her career since TIX is famous in Norway and has the connections in music business.

Jonas
Jonas
4 months ago
Reply to  Rey

There is no way for you to know that.

Rey
Rey
4 months ago
Reply to  Jonas

I meant “I know” as I know that TIX started this, as I was agreeing with you, not that I know how they themselves feel for each other.

Rey
Rey
4 months ago
Reply to  Rey

Oh I see why my message could be misunderstood, I was meant to write “I know.” with a dot.

Cunami
Cunami
4 months ago
Reply to  Rey

How can you know what she thinks, feels? Her eyes are shining, she becomes sad when she says that he cannot leave the country because of the quarantine, she touches the bracelet all the time when she talks about him, she is so in love that it is noticeable to the blind.

Sot
Sot
4 months ago
Reply to  Jonas

Yes and at first Efendi cringed sooo much but when she realised she could milk that as a love story she changed her mind, that’s how I interpret this…

Cunami
Cunami
4 months ago
Reply to  Sot

And I thought she, like any girl in a similar situation, especially an Azerbaijani, was embarrassed and did not understand what was happening (as she herself said). You, of course, know better.

Hannah
Hannah
4 months ago

Why did you click on it in the first place?

Lollipopmonster
Lollipopmonster
4 months ago

I have some gold too in my safe …..does that mean that I have a chance to marry Efendi? ….she seems to be a “material girl” – LOL

Nora
Nora
4 months ago

Efendi has no inconvenience to leave her homeland, where she is loved and appreciated enough. Nevertheless, in Azerbaijan they sincerely wish good luck to this couple!

Cunami
Cunami
4 months ago

The “material” person are you and those who put pluses on your comment. You don’t even know what was really discussed in the interview, but you already think that you understood everything. She doesn’t need your gold. And in general, she doesn’t need anyone except Andreas.

Grace
Grace
4 months ago

They are cute together. If their relationship is real and this is not made up for publicity or something like that, I wish them good luck.

Umbar
Umbar
4 months ago

This wiwibloggs article only contains parts of the actual interview and once u read the whole interview it puts the norway comment into a lot more perspective. She is talking about taking it slow first. Some things may still be lost in translation like the ‘offer’ comment. Here’s the actual interview/article
https://media.az/showbiz/1067820702/nezhdannaya-lyubov-samiry-efendi-pevica-gotova-vyyti-zamuzh-i-pereehat-v-norvegiyu/

Erik
Erik
4 months ago
Reply to  Umbar

Disappointed I had no use of my knowledge in Turkish languages here :-/

Cunami
Cunami
4 months ago
Reply to  Erik

What? What does the Turkish language have to do with it? Do you not distinguish Turkish languages from others? This is the Russian language in which the interview was done. If you don’t understand it, how can you think that you understand her intentions?

Vytautas
Vytautas
4 months ago

If necessary I will move to Norway. I guess she meant: If I could I would move to Norway.All the respect I had for TIX now is vanished because he either A) is dumb af if he thinks Efendi is not a gold digger, or B) is very likely an integral part of this PR. Either way, that’s obvious it’s not looove.

Cunami
Cunami
4 months ago
Reply to  Vytautas

She meant: If he proposes to me, I will go to Norway.

Cunami
Cunami
4 months ago
Reply to  Vytautas

I take my words back, she never said anything like that! To all the journalists’ questions about moving to Norway, she answered “I don’t know. You need to ask him.” So thanks to the journalists who again made up nonsense, putting a person in a bad light.

Micky
Micky
4 months ago

This is so cute, I wish both of them nothing but the absolute best! <3

Last edited 4 months ago by Micky
Micky
Micky
4 months ago
Reply to  Micky

Yeah downvote me for shipping a relationship, seems fair

Umbar
Umbar
4 months ago
Reply to  Micky

there are a lot of toxic ppl unfortunately. I got downvoted for providing the link to the full interview which provides context to Efendi’s comments and proves the hateful comments in this section wrong. Toxic ppl dont like being proven wrong lol

Micky
Micky
4 months ago
Reply to  Umbar

Yeah dude it’s kinda unfair how people saying “It’s all fake” get a million upvotes and people saying “best of luck with your relationship” get downvoted… Not that I rly care I just wanna give my opinion the rest can do whatever they want lol

Doris
Doris
4 months ago

That would change from the 12 points respectively to Sweden and Russia.
And finally 12 points from Norway goes to … Azerbaijan !
And finally 12 points from Azerbaijan goes to….. Norway !

Last edited 4 months ago by Doris
Han
Han
4 months ago

Its already lasted longer than I anticipated

Micky
Micky
4 months ago
Reply to  Han

No surprises here: two rich people doing business

Ron
Ron
4 months ago

Either her interview was horribly translated or she’s as entitled, obnoxious and ignorant as this interview sounds. “It depends on the offer?” “I went to Eurovision to win?” Girl, please.

Jess
Jess
4 months ago
Reply to  Ron

I don’t see what’s wrong with those statements? They haven’t been together long and a lot of cultures follow specific rituals for suggesting marriage, plus literally every contestant goes to eurovision with hopes of winning. It’s pretty rude to make assumptions about a woman for saying what anyone else would say.

ROXELANA
ROXELANA
4 months ago
Reply to  Ron

What is wrong with the sentence “I went to Eurovision to win”. You may didn’t like her song, or thought that it could not win, that’s completely fine, but what is wrong about her going to Eurovision with the aim to win?

Ron
Ron
4 months ago
Reply to  ROXELANA

In the context of everything else she said, it came across as obnoxious and arrogant especially considering the fact that she got the third worst result for Azerbaijan in the contest and there were 19 artists who apparently had a better shot than her for a victory.

Shan
Shan
4 months ago

“It all depends on the offer. When we parted, he put a gold bracelet on my arm..”

GOLD DIGGER ALERT!

Cunami
Cunami
4 months ago
Reply to  Shan

First, learn the Russian language in which the interview was made, and then yell something. You didn’t even think about the fact that the interview was translated incorrectly.

poe-tay-toe-chips
poe-tay-toe-chips
4 months ago

I can’t believe this is apparently legit. It sounds more like a fanfiction someone wrote. Rivals to fake dating to lovers lmao

Fast Food Music Lover
Fast Food Music Lover
4 months ago

Wait… So this IS a thing? I never took them seriously because I thought they kinda manufactured the relationship to fish for votes lol. Good for them, I guess. I ship!

Last edited 4 months ago by Fast Food Music Lover
Jo.
Jo.
4 months ago

love at first translation

Una
Una
4 months ago
Reply to  Jo.

So funny.

Cunami
Cunami
4 months ago
Reply to  Jo.

I doubt that what Andreas was doing when he first watched her video was translation.

ESC Stan
ESC Stan
4 months ago

But would it be fair, if he kept her down here? Lol. In all seriousness, totally cute couple and story, but marriage talk already? I know some cultures treat marriage differently, but it seems hugely fast to be talking about that so soon.

Rae
Rae
4 months ago
Reply to  ESC Stan

TBF I thought TIX was the overly intense one in this whole thing, to the point it made me cringe sometimes…but maybe they’re both over the top and extra? This could just be how they roll lol.

Cunami
Cunami
4 months ago
Reply to  ESC Stan

Maybe this is that love when you are ready to get married on the very first day of meeting.

hhhhurricane
hhhhurricane
4 months ago

no you don’t understand, efentix working out would singlehandedly provide me with a lifetime’s worth of serotonin <333 also like can the comments chill WOULD IT HURT YOU TO BELIEVE IN TRUE LOVE GODDAMMIT

CyxCy
CyxCy
4 months ago
Reply to  hhhhurricane

It’s hard to believe in true love when the info -with photo- is posted on a social network before they’ve even started the first drink of their first date.

CyxCy
CyxCy
4 months ago

Bah … If it’s true, so much the better for them, if it’s a marketing idea, so much the better for their managers, but in any case, as a famous group of comedians said in France in the one of their sketches: “ça ne nous regarde pas”. 

Yeah yeah fire
Yeah yeah fire
4 months ago

“I will marry him if he makes a good offer” and then proceeds to talk about the gold bracelet hahah

Cunami
Cunami
4 months ago
Reply to  Yeah yeah fire

It is precisely such thoughts that an incorrect translation can generate, especially if you have not seen with your own eyes how it went on in an interview.

Sisi
Sisi
4 months ago

Wait what? This was real?! I thought it was just a publicity thing

acp
acp
4 months ago
Reply to  Sisi

It probably was publicity, (and lets remember how the Azeri public gave 10 points to TIX because they are very active on YouTube and they are commenting like crazy in every video about them) but maybe they started to like each other and continue with the flow

Kirby
Kirby
4 months ago

Awwwww… pero qué historia más tierna!!!!

Mexican eurofan
Mexican eurofan
4 months ago
Reply to  Kirby

La verdad me hace volver a creer en el amor jaja <3

Marion
4 months ago

OMG!!! I’m so very happy for them. They’re so cute and adorable together. Loooove this!!!!

Last edited 4 months ago by Marion
Yeah yeah fire
Yeah yeah fire
4 months ago
Reply to  Marion

Yikes

Cunami
Cunami
4 months ago
Reply to  Yeah yeah fire

Have you just looked at yourself in the mirror?

Micky
Micky
4 months ago
Reply to  Marion

Why was this downvoted

Colono
Colono
4 months ago

An empty arena as a first date location.. Groundbreaking.

FanESC
FanESC
4 months ago

“Is it true ?” as Yohanna would say, lmao’

Anhel
Anhel
4 months ago

Well, if that isn’t the cutest Eurovision news I’ve read. I hope they do get together and will be happy.

Sot
Sot
4 months ago

Sad news: Verka Serduchka (every true eurofan knows him) developed a serious illness and I think he’s still in the hospital. Fortunately, things look good and he’ll be out soon, at least I hope so…

Nils
Nils
4 months ago
Reply to  Sot

Oh man, not Verka … :–(

Darren
4 months ago
Reply to  Sot

Best wishes to Verka

Jonas
Jonas
4 months ago
Reply to  Sot

Verka Serduchka is a fictional character. Andriy Danylko is the real person.

Sot
Sot
4 months ago
Reply to  Jonas

Yes but if I said “Andriy Dalynko is sick” everyone would be like “who’s that?”

Jonas
Jonas
4 months ago
Reply to  Sot

It took me two short sentences to explain it, but okay.

rebelle
rebelle
4 months ago

The negativity in this comment section makes me sick! I wonder if you would be thinking in the same way if she is from a Nordic or Western European country! She indicated multiple times that she worked so hard for a VERY long time to become a contestant at Eurovision and that she came to Rotterdam to become a champion. Please remember that she was not the one who started it in the first place. As a person who understands Azeri Turkish, I saw her confusion and sincerity when TIX was asked by the reporters. Besides, why it is so… Read more »

WannaEatMySpaghetti
WannaEatMySpaghetti
4 months ago

She will need to learn at least English.

acp
acp
4 months ago

I’m surprised by the attitute ESC fans have towards Efendi. If an artist from Russia or another country said those racist things it would have definitely recieved much more blackash. It’s kinda unfair.

Michael
Michael
4 months ago
Reply to  acp

She was getting quite a bit of backlash until the TIX/Efendi ship distracted the fandom. That’s probably why her team agreed to play along.

acp
acp
4 months ago
Reply to  Michael

Yes, I completely agree with you

Melissa J
Melissa J
4 months ago

This has been so sweet to watch unfold, I’m hoping they can have their privacy now and just enjoy the relationship. Wishing these two the best

Jenny
Jenny
4 months ago

TIX has connections in music business and Efendi is hungry for being a famous singer.

Sadly that nationalism doesn’t really sell in Europe, so it’s a pipe dream of it’s own.

Azaad
Azaad
4 months ago
Reply to  Jenny

To be honest, I think if she’s willing to marry a Norwegian she’s not so much an ethno nationalist and is probably just anti Armenian, and whilst I would never want to defend racism, she’d probably get the VAL treatment if she went on social media to defend Armenians.

Jenny
Jenny
4 months ago
Reply to  Azaad

There is no need for her to defend Armenians, but maybe gloating their deaths isn’t the way to go.

It’s like someone would support BLM but not Stop Asian Hate -movement.

Azaad
Azaad
4 months ago
Reply to  Jenny

Oh yikes, yes gloating over Armenian deaths is disgusting, as it would be to gloat over Azerbaijani deaths.

Tix please consider what woman you want to marry.

ROXELANA
ROXELANA
4 months ago
Reply to  Azaad

No one gloated over any deaths.

Giolo
Giolo
4 months ago
Reply to  ROXELANA

Just asking. Why dislikes? Did Efendi really enjoy Armenians’s deaths? I am not denying it, I just ask for some proof

Jenny
Jenny
4 months ago
Reply to  Giolo

I replied you some IG posts from her, but it’s currently waiting for approval because I put some links there. Anyway you’ll be able to see her IG posts if you have an account.

Giolo
Giolo
4 months ago
Reply to  Jenny

Ok thank you very much

Michael
Michael
4 months ago
Reply to  Jenny

If she somehow achieves a big European hit, courtesy of TIX, those comments will come back to haunt her, and if she’s forced to acknowledge them, she’ll alienate someone. She’s almost better off staying in Azerbaijan.

Jenny
Jenny
4 months ago
Reply to  Michael

Very true, these days it’s harder to hide deep and dark things from the public. Although she isn’t really hiding them that much..

Han
Han
4 months ago
Reply to  Jenny

She lives in a dictatorship that takes Eurovision very seriously. She was their representative for over a year. How much if a choice did you have in putting those things are twitter and Instagram. The government probably put huge pressure on her to do these stunts.

Azaad
Azaad
4 months ago

On a barely related note, I always thought that a great plot for a Eurovision movie would be a star crossed lovers romance between the Armenian and Azerbaijani contestants.

Una
Una
4 months ago
Reply to  Azaad

Good point: it is time for a new Eurovision movie. This time a movie made by Europeans with a plot crossing many countries. I sign up for the research part!!

Azaad
Azaad
4 months ago
Reply to  Una

To be honest I would prefer an American made ESC movie as opposed to a British one. Will Ferrell’s wife is Swedish and he’s a genuine fan of the contest.

Nils
Nils
4 months ago
Reply to  Azaad

And Will Ferrell handled it with unexpected grace and love. Never change a winning team.

Azaad
Azaad
4 months ago
Reply to  Nils

I don’t know if I’d call it a winning team but Ferrell certainly had good intentions.

Una
Una
4 months ago
Reply to  Azaad

I was thinking about a pan-European production.

Azaad
Azaad
4 months ago

Wait, this is….real? I mean Tix seemed genuinely infatuated (if a bit OTT about it) but this sounds like it could be a viable relationship. I will say that they do seem to genuinely like each other if just as friends.

Finnish
Finnish
4 months ago

So this wasn’t a publicity stunt?

Una
Una
4 months ago
Reply to  Finnish

It must be a publicity stunt. My impression is that state’s control is huge in Azerbaijan and that people cannot just talk freely. She must have permission to talk about these things.

Princess Diana
Princess Diana
4 months ago
Reply to  Una

Lmao where do you get such information? State really doesn’t care about what people say or do, it’s not North Korea we’re talking about. Break your stereotypes.

Jenny
Jenny
4 months ago
Reply to  Princess Diana

Isn’t it weird how “Princess Diana” always comes to defend Azerbaijan over anything.. just like KESC aka KRM aka MYY..

One might wonder..

ROXELANA
ROXELANA
4 months ago
Reply to  Jenny

And it’s really weird that you hare hating on everything related to Azerbaijan.

Last edited 4 months ago by ROXELANA
Jenny
Jenny
4 months ago
Reply to  ROXELANA

Not really, I think we all deserve human rights.

Sot
Sot
4 months ago
Reply to  Jenny

Well, she has herself said she’s Azerbaijani so no surprise there…

Una
Una
4 months ago
Reply to  Princess Diana

“Freedom of speech” does not really exist in that country. There are many reports out there from Azeri and foreigners as well that depict that sad reality. On the side, the (state) broadcaster has its rights for Eurovision and they do control their image and narrative very carefully.

Princess Diana
Princess Diana
4 months ago
Reply to  Una

As a matter of fact I am Azerbaijani (yikes, this is why I am always “defending” Azerbaijan) and I’ve mentioned that a bunch of times. And I want to show you that things are not like the way you think they are.

ROXELANA
ROXELANA
4 months ago
Reply to  Princess Diana

Bunlar kafayi Azerbaycan ve Türkiyeyle bozmuslar.

Last edited 4 months ago by ROXELANA
Khazar
4 months ago
Reply to  ROXELANA

Beyinleri yok bunlar?n çünki. Haha

Princess Diana
Princess Diana
4 months ago
Reply to  Princess Diana

I literally got disliked because I said I’m Azerbaijani. This is so funny 😀

poe-tay-toe-chips
poe-tay-toe-chips
4 months ago
Reply to  Una

There is actually an online database run by journalists around the world to record the amount of press freedom in each country. Out of all the countries that participate in Eurovision, Azerbaijan ranks the lowest in press freedom. Azerbaijan ranks 167 out of 180 countries, making its press one of the least free on the planet.

poe-tay-toe-chips
poe-tay-toe-chips
4 months ago

In comparison, Norway ranks #1 in press freedom

Khazar
4 months ago
Reply to  Una

What a stupid comment that you wrote: ‘that people cannot just talk freely’. I can’t You dont have any idea about Azerbaijan. It isnt North Korea for you. Wake up

Teddy
Teddy
4 months ago
Reply to  Finnish

The contest is over and they both finished right hand side, they don’t really have much to gain other than a few wiwibloggs articles lol. TIX is already massive in Norway without this

Last edited 4 months ago by Teddy
Yinloveyang
Yinloveyang
4 months ago
Reply to  Teddy

One day he will be massive outside im just waiting for this…cant believe people in czechia voted for a woman from Moldova…. the only thing i cared about her was her mic drop on the stage.

Last edited 4 months ago by Yinloveyang
Nick
Nick
4 months ago

well, Kateryna already met Gjon’ parents in Rotterdam (she said it on insta), doesn’t it mean they’re engaged? lol
sorry,im joking of course, I just find Efendy and Tix relationship really cute

Azaad
Azaad
4 months ago
Reply to  Nick

Kateryna and Gjon are just friends though?

Nick
Nick
4 months ago
Reply to  Azaad

I think so, I don’t really know the nature of their relationship, I only know they been communicated for long time through zoom, there some very adorable vids out there of them chatting online, then they finally met in Rotterdam and now they write each other very cute and tender messages, Gjon calls her ‘my Kate’ she calls him ‘my baby’ and both them saying they can’t wait for the colab …aww
they probably close friends and I think its adorable 🙂

Joe
Joe
4 months ago
Reply to  Nick

She stole him from Barbara. 🙁

Bonny
Bonny
4 months ago
Reply to  Joe

what do you mean ‘stole’, I know Gjon is a diamond but don’t think someone could stole him for real hehe he looks genuinely enjoy Kateryna’ present in his life, when I saw him suddenly came to her livestream last week and left comment “I love you my Kate, can’t wait to see you soon” and she was glowing after seeing it I was a bit shocked lmao I think smt beautiful is coming out of this amazing friendship or more…. haha and there is a really cute video of them from last year on zoom when they both find… Read more »

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CyxCy
CyxCy
4 months ago
Reply to  Joe

It’s not forbidden to have a lot of friends. And true friends are more precious than gold bracelets.

Nick
Nick
4 months ago
Reply to  CyxCy

true, they all could be dear friends if they want it, no need to be jealous of someone relationship, I love how Eurovision can brings such different people together, this is amazing 🙂

Craigeemac
Craigeemac
4 months ago

I have just put $100 on them with the bookies, them to represent San Marino as a duet next year ?? Okay Okay, I am joking about the $100 bet, but seriously Efentix for San Marino next in Italy 2022! Someone start a petition ??

ROXELANA
ROXELANA
4 months ago
Reply to  Craigeemac

Lol Valentina may join them

Han
Han
4 months ago
Reply to  ROXELANA

Threesome I like it

fionn
fionn
4 months ago

ok but why is she so…..non-feminist? like why should she move to norway if they get married, maybe he should move to azerbaijan ahaha. also she shouldn’t need her mothers permission….

Azaad
Azaad
4 months ago
Reply to  fionn

I mean, Norwegian public services are hard to beat. Maybe Efendi is a big believer in Scandinavian mixed economies.

Jonas
Jonas
4 months ago
Reply to  Azaad

Democracy would be good too…

fionn
fionn
4 months ago
Reply to  Jonas

it just seems strange, the way she said it was weird but maybe it’s just the translation

Melania
Melania
4 months ago
Reply to  fionn

Different culture, elders are revered. Its like asking a girls dad’s hand in marriage but on crack

Una
Una
4 months ago
Reply to  Jonas

The only thing they have in common is the oil.

Micky
Micky
4 months ago
Reply to  Una

Maybe Samira’s family want to invest and Tix as well, remember that both are wealthy

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Azaad
Azaad
4 months ago
Reply to  Jonas

True

rebelle
rebelle
4 months ago
Reply to  fionn

she sang at Eurovision about women empowerment. feminists also may want to get marry or move out for her/his loved ones! that does not make them less feminists.

Eyal
Eyal
4 months ago
Reply to  fionn

If I were a Norwegian I wouldn’t move anywhere.

Baby
Baby
4 months ago

Why is everyone calling it a publicity stunt, they arent kim and kanye or beyonce and jay z, literally what would they be getting out of it? Most people outside of the eurovision bubble propably dont even know about it

Darren
4 months ago
Reply to  Baby

Tix is big in Norway and has musical connections throughout Scandinavia and the US. Mata Hari is doing well in the Norwegian charts, Norway is Western Europe (rich, connected)
It’s naive to think this couldn’t be publicity.

ROXELANA
ROXELANA
4 months ago
Reply to  Darren

Is there a single article where you are not hating on anything related to her?

Darren
4 months ago
Reply to  ROXELANA

Yeah lots
Maybe you should read every article and see if I am hating her under every single one before you accuse me of things

ROXELANA
ROXELANA
4 months ago
Reply to  Darren

Lmao that’s exactly the reason why I was asking. I’ve never seen an article where you were not hating either on her or on her country.

Darren
4 months ago
Reply to  ROXELANA

Bae
This is a song contest, any comments I made where regarding her song. As I do with every country.
As for “hating on” her – grow up! Don’t even dare try to censor me with that nonsense.

ROXELANA
ROXELANA
4 months ago
Reply to  Darren

Btw, Mata Hari is not only doing well in the Norwegian charts.

Jesper Hjellnes
Jesper Hjellnes
4 months ago
Reply to  ROXELANA

I currently checked the Norwegian Top 50 on Spotify and Mata Hari is at #39. But I guess it doesn’t mean much since several Eurovision songs have been in the Spotify Top 50 since the ESC week

Stian F
Stian F
4 months ago

My only wish is that this relationship grows into another smash hit a la “Sweet But Psycho”, just for Efendi this time around. As a music producer it would be a great thing for TIX to get around in Europe making a bigger name for himself.

Ang
Ang
4 months ago

Tix was one of the artists this year whose personality I really liked. He seems a thoughtful, genuine guy but I wish he didn’t feel so insecure. I understand why he is, but I feel for him. I watched his interview on Norwegian TV where he cried & said he felt so alone. He really opened up about his feelings & why he was contemplating suicide. He didn’t want to die but he didn’t want to continue living like that. My heart broke for him. People I love have felt like that & I did all I could to help… Read more »

Marion
4 months ago
Reply to  Ang

That’s so very thoughtful and kind. There should be more people like you!

Denis
Denis
4 months ago

Fake or not, publicity stunt or genuine, it’s actually cute and adorable. At least it provides a nice pause way from Maltese delegations and selection failures talks.
if it is genuine and true, then good luck to the ESC-couple(who are we to deny love)? If it’s fake then at least it helped us through this post ESC depression.

Una
Una
4 months ago

Romance, marriage and babies coming out Eurovision (including a mention of the “conception of the second one”) have happened but I don’t know if this Edentix thing is real. I just find it very, very hard to believe it. However, it is a funny way to keep self in the news. Hahaha. I am here for it!!