Malmö might be the capital of the Eurovision Song Contest these days, but not everything happens there. In Stockholm the ABBA Museum opened the 7th of May. A lot of efforts have been made in order to make the exhibition a special experience for the visitors.
Dutch entrant Anouk has an explosive career to look back on in her native Netherlands. Since her breakthrough, platinum sales and sell out concerts have become the norm. Upon the release of her Eurovision entry Birds however, Anouk has just broken quite a special record in the Netherlands which hopefully is an omen for her success in Malmö.
Christmas is getting closer, and with preparations for next year's Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö in full swing, there is one Christmas present both SVT and many of us had hoped to find under our tree - the news that ABBA would be reunited on stage for one last time at next year's contest.
Norbert Berger, known as one part of the popular German Schlager duo Cindy & Bert passed away. As it was announced tonight the 66-year-old singer did not recover from pneumonia and died in a hospital in Düsseldorf last Saturday.
The Danish duo that came 4th in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Oslo has recorded a Christmas song that is to be found on an album with both Danish and foreign songs about the upcoming celebration. Several Eurovision participants are included on the album.
The preview party in the Netherlands has turned out to become quite a big party with 23 of the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest participants confirmed and a former Dutch participant as host. The party takes place in Amsterdam, but all participants will be offered a visit to the capital, The Hague earlier today.
The film Mamma Mia based on ABBA’s music has recently beaten Harry Potter in being the biggest film success in United Kingdom. It is now close to reaching Titanic’s record as the worldwide film with the biggest commercial success ever in Great Britain.