News of the Eurovision Song Contest 2004 at February 2004
The song with which David DOr will act at the Eurovision Song Contest 2004 was declared
Israel has named a song with which David DOr will act on May, 12 at Istanbul. The choice has been made during teletranslation by voting procedure. DOr has executed four songs - Bou Malachim , Freedom , Yamim Tovim and Lehaamin. Both jury and televiewers participated at voting. By the results of voting, the Lehaamin has won. The song has received about 66 % of voices of televiewers and about 60 % of voices of jury. By the way, according to the singer, this song he liked more than others.
The representative of France on the Eurovision Song Contest 2004 has been named
France 3 has named the representative of France on the Eurovision Song Contest 2004. Jonatan Cerrada had become this singer. The song with which he will act on May, 15 at Istanbul, will be named later.
Jonatan Cerrada - the 18-years Belgian (is more exact Wallonian - he was born at Wallonia - french-speaking area of Belgium) with the Spanish roots. Despite of his youth, he has already had time to win telecompetition A la recherche de la nouvelle star . Also his first single - Je voulais te dire que je tattends is on the second place in the official French list of the most sold hits. Besides, singers first album - Siempre 23 has beesn released already.
In more detail about the singer you may read on a web-site eurovisionfrance.com
The representative of Denmark on the Eurovision Song Contest 2004 has been named
On February, 7 the final of the Danish competition Melodi 2004 has been carried out. Tomas Thordarson with a song Sig Det Løgn had become the winner.
The final of the Danish competition is similar to the Finnish final of the Euroviisut . It passed in two stages, like a Euroviisut . In total there were ten participants, all songs was singing on the Danish language. During the first stage five songs, which have taken part in the second stage have been selected (not by jury, as at Finland, but by randomly chosen televiewers). During the second stage the winner - Tomas Tordarson has been named. Voices were distributed as follows:
|Points|| ( % )|
|1|| Tomas Thordarson|| Sig Det Løgn||60||30|
|2|| Zidididada|| Prinsesse||46||23|
|3|| Neighbours|| Solens sang||40||20|
|4|| Ditlev|| Hvor end du går hen||28||14|
|5|| Petsi Tvørfoss|| Mest når det er regn||26||13|
|6|| Kaare Thøgersen|| Lykkelig I Nat||-||-|
|7|| Claes Wegener|| For Jeg Kan Li Dig||-||-|
|8|| Mathias Kryger|| Lonnie, Kom Nu Hjem||-||-|
|9|| Nanna Larsen|| Kys Mig En Gang Til||-||-|
|10|| Jan Klausen|| Stjerner Blinker I Dit Navn||-||-|
Now Sig Det Løgn will be translated on English language (in English it sounds as Say its a lie ). With the English version Tomas Tordarson will act on May, 12 at Istanbul.
The representative of Estonia on the Eurovision Song Contest 2004 has been named
The Estonian competition Eurolaul 2004 has come to the end. Female group Neiokösö had become the winner of competition. Girls acted with song Tii.
On February, 7 the final of competition Eurolaul 2004 has been carried out. 10 applicants have taken part at it. At the first time for all time of participation of Estonia on the Eurovision, the choice of the winner has been made by televiewers by televoting. However, just in case there was also a reserve jury. Group Neiokösö was the first with a huge separation. Results of voting:
|Voices|| ( % )|
|1|| Neiokösö|| Tii||8 696||44,68|
|2|| Kerli Köiv|| Beautiful Inside||3 638||18,69|
|3|| Slobodan River|| Surrounded||2 080||10,69|
|4|| Maarja|| Homme||1 320||6,78|
|5|| Charizma|| Ill Give You a Mountain||1 157||5,95|
|6|| Charlene|| Whatever You Say||759||3,90|
|7|| Ewert Sundja|| Dance||640||3,29|
|8|| Zone & Cardinals|| Turn the Tide||581||2,99|
|9|| Airi Ojamets|| I Wanna Stay||393||2,02|
|10|| Hatuna & Sofia Rubina|| Whenever Blue||197||1,01|
The group Neiokösö consist of nu Taul, Triinu Taul, Astrid Böning, Diana Pöld, Kadri Uutma and Peeter Jögioja (drums). The text of song Tii has been written on the southern version of the Estonian language - on Vöru dialect. The text has composed by Aapo Ilves, music - by Priit Pajusaar and Glen Pilvre.
Songs, which will take part on the Cyprian National Final, has been named
Cyprian telebroadcasting company CyBC has named songs, which will take part on the Cyprian National Final. Its list:
|1|| Millionaire||George Platon||George Platon|
|2|| Stronger every minute||Mike Konnaris||Mike Konnaris|
|3|| Cold||Konstantinos Koundouros||Konstantinos Koundouros|
|4|| I need love|| Chrysanthos Chrysanthou||Paris Meletiou|
|5|| Come to me||Eleni Skarpari, Andreas Skarparis||Michalis Pittas|
|6|| Me||Peter Andre||Aristos Moschovakis|
|7|| Vision of dreams||Lefki Stylianou||Lefki Stylianou|
|8|| Burning fire||Michalis Roussos||Michalis Roussos|
|9|| Analyse your love||Vaggelis Evaggelou||Nikos Evaggelou|
|10|| Tell me||Lia Ioannidi Scorpion||Lia Ioannidi Scorpion|
The National Final will be carried out on February, 25, 2004. As the guests on it are invited the representative of Cyprus on the last Eurovision 2003 - Stelios Constantas, the representative of Israel at present Contest - David DOr and Marianda Pieridi. The winner of the Final will be defined by televoting.
The representative of Belarus at the Eurovision Song Contest 2004 was named
On February, 1 BTRC has summed up the National Final. The duet Alexandra and Konstantin became the winner. They executed a song Мой Галилей with which, obviously, will go now to Istanbul on Eurovision Song Contest 2004 as representatives of Belarus.
The Belarus televiewers might vote both by phone, and by Internet (apparently, the second way has not inspired them ;-). Results of voting:
|1|| Duet Alexandrа and Konstantin|| Мой Галлилей||2 304||7,63||7||5,93||2 311||7,62|
|2|| Natalia Podolskaja|| Любовь не остановить||2 163||7,16||50||42,37||2 213||7,30|
|3|| Maxim Sapatkov|| Пусть тает снег||2 109||6,98||10||8,47||2 119||6,99|
|4|| Irina Dorofeeva|| Не надо бояться любви||2 062||6,83||5||4,24||2 067||6,82|
|5|| Alexandra Gajduk|| Я храню надежду||2 037||6,75||2||1,69||2 039||6,73|
|6|| Corriana (Ekaterina Kachina)|| Свобода||1 998||6,62||10||8,47||2 008||6,62|
|7|| Alexander Soloduha|| Не переживай||1 993||6,60||3||2,54||1 996||6,58|
|8|| Polina Smolova (Soroko)|| Песня о любви||1 971||6,53||6||5,08||1 977||6,52|
|9|| Anna Bogdanova|| Просто слова…||1 961||6,49||6||5,08||1 967||6,49|
|10|| Yana (Tatyana Lipnitskaja)|| Скажи мне||1 950||6,46||4 ||3,39||1 954||6,45|
|11|| Janet (Janet Buterus)|| Лель||1 943||6,43||5||4,24||1 948||6,43|
|12|| Natalia Tamelo|| Дождись||1 937||6,41||0||0,00||1 937||6,39|
|13|| Olga Molchanovа|| Я пытаюсь||1 926||6,38||6||5,08||1 932||6,37|
|14|| Dmitry Starovojtov and band MiLR|| С прекрасным светом||1 924||6,37||3||2,54||1 927||6,36|
|15|| Adelina Petrosyan|| Говорят||1 919||6,35||1||0,85||1 920||6,33|
You may read an interesting interview with musicians on page http://www.borisovcity.net/a_k.htm (on Russisn language).