A few days ago I attended the presentation party of an online music website with Loreen and Alaska as guest stars. After seeing these two artists who are somehow related to the Eurovision Song Contest performing together got me thinking about how different is to be a fan now as it was in the 90s.
Being a true lover of rock music it was quit an ordeal to witness the final in the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix in the mid Jutland city of Herning Saturday the 26 of January. The songs were good yes, but where were the rock songs?
In the third out of four blogs about the 42 songs competing at the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest Mihai Trăistariu, former participant, has been listening to Latvia, Lithuania, FYR Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montegro, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland and Portugal.
Mihai Trăistariu continue sharing his opinion about this year’s 42 participating songs. In part two of four he looks at Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland and Israel.
Time has been running fast lately and it is hard to believe that I will be in Moscow in a bit less than two weeks. There is so much to do before leaving that I can imagine suffering from stress before getting on the plane. A postpone for a couple of weeks would be fine with me.
He represented Romania at the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest where he came 4th with the song Tornerò. He would have liked to give it another go in Moscow, but new rules for the national final kept him out. Instead he is now a guest blogger on EuroVisionary giving his opinion about the songs competing to win the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest.
Mihai Trăistariu, who represented Romania at the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest will, as a guest blogger on EuroVisionary, be sharing his opinion about this year’s 42 participating songs. In part one of four he looks at Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia and Cyprus.