Posts by Hans

Copenhagen: From the stone age to international capital – the story about the 2014 Eurovision host city

A journey through wars, plague, terror bombardment, Hans Christian Andersen and Kierkegaard and bad as well as good times. Welcome to the history of Copenhagen. EuroVisionary bring you the story of the 2014 Eurovision host city. The first traces of human activity in the area we now call Copenhagen date back to the stone age,… Read more

Emmelie de Forest – Only Teardrops

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First Emmelie captured the hearts of Denmark and later she moved on to the European ones as she won the Eurovision Song Contest. During her stay in Malmö Emmelie de Forest released her debut album. One can only qoute Julius Caesar by saying the famous words: Vini, Vidi, Vici; I came, I saw, I conquered.… Read more

It was hard to be a rock`n`roller in Herning

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? Please don’t read me wrong, I have nothing against pop… Read more

Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2013: Interview with Emmelie de Forest after her victory

EuroVisionary caught up with Emmelie de Forest shortly after her victory in last night’s Danish final. The TV viewers had just awarded her and her song Only Teardrops with the honour of representing Denmark at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in May. When asked how she felt after winning the Danish final Emmelie de Forest… Read more

Review: Julio Iglesias – 1

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After becoming #4 in the 1970 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Gwendolyne, Julio Iglesias has been traveling the globe for more than 40 years, selling more than 300 million albums, earning 2600 gold and platinum records, making him the most loved Spanish singer ever. He has now released this double album called 1. "This album is… Read more

The story about Baku

"If we dont get the oil from Baku, the war is lost". Who said that? Well if you want to find out keep reading this article where we bring you the story of the city that will be hosting the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest.  The history of the city of Baku dates back a long, long time… Read more

Review: Peter Jöback – Livet, Kärleken och Döden – La Vie, L’Amour, La Mort

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After two unsuccesfull attempts to win the Swedish Melodifestivalen, Peter Jöback now moves in a new direction with this release. It’s an album containing 11 French songs with newly written Swedish lyrics plus 3 new songs under the double titel Livet, Kärleken och Döden, La Vie, L’Amour, La Mort. (Life, love and death in English).… Read more

Review: Michael Ball – Heroes

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"I’d rather stick needles in my eyes!", Michael Ball said about plans for a return to the Eurovision song Contest, where he in 1992 sung the UK entry One Step Out Of Time to a second place. Despite that, we can still enjoy his new album. This review is about the spring release of Michael Ball’s… Read more

The Story about Düsseldorf

With the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest starting in just a few days it’s time to take a closer look at this year’s host city; Düsseldorf. What’s the history behind the city and where are they today? EuroVisionary has delved into the history books. Close to where the river Düssel sheres it’s waters with the mighty… Read more

Review: Cliff Richard – Bold As Brass

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Why is it that as pop and rock singers grow old, many of them turn to Jazz and Swing music? I don’t know, but I know that most of them should have stayed away as they can’t handle it. I therefore hesitated buying sir Cliff`s new album, where he recorded a handful of tunes from… Read more

Oslo, The Plain of the gods

The Norwegan capital, Oslo, was founded in the year 1048 by king Harald Harderåde. Later excavations however suggest that people have been living in the area much longer. During the reign of king Håkan the 5th Magnusson, Oslo experienced  a boom with many new important buildings being built such as Akershus fortress and the Maria… Read more

Mike Tramp & The Rock `N`Roll Circuz

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The return back home to Denmark by Mike Tramp, formerly known as Michael Trempenau, has so far resulted in this “come back” album: Mike Tramp & The Rock `N`Roll Circuz. A lot of things have happened since 1978, when he represented Denmark at the Eurovision Song Contest. Mike Tramp was the lead singer in the… Read more

Bamses Venner – Levende Lys

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If you want to find out why the Danes are often called “the happiest people in the world”, this compilation CD from Bamses Venner provides a very good starting place. Laid back pop music, with a twist of rock`n roll, reggae and buggy rock are the trademarks of Bamses Venner, and has been since the… Read more