Interview with Ivi Adamou (Cyprus 2012)

Our next interview we would like to share with you is the interview with Cyprus's Ivi Adamou who will represent the sunny country of Cyprus with the song "La La Love" in Semi Final 1 at Number 12 in Europe's biggest Music Contest. 

Watch below the interview we did earlier today :)

Interview with Ralph Siegel (composer of San Marino 2012)

San Marino at the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 is represented by Valentina Monetta. Her entry to Eurovision is composed by Ralph Siegel who over the years has brought us a lot of nice songs at Eurovision but also in the German-speaking Charts. Amongst the biggest successes is his winning song at the Eurovision Song Contest 1982 - Nicole with "Ein bisschen Frieden". Lilian and JP had a quick interview with the composer right after the Press Conference of San Marino which you can watch below.

Interview with Izabo from Israel (Eurovision 2012)

Israel is represented at the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 by Izabo with the song "Time". It competes in Semi Final 1 and below watch the interview with band we did earlier this morning.

Baku 2012 - Day 2

Monday - 14 May 2012:

Last night we finished the first day of the single rehearsals and left the Press Centre at 2200 hours for some food outside at the boulevard of Baku. Very nice atmosphere.  Then home.
In the photo see the Christal Hall at night time. Impressive. More pics on JP's Facebook Album.

And today after along trip by public transport and loads of walking in the hot sun with 35 degrees C I made it and when I reached my team we also received a phone call to interview Izabo from Israel which we are working on right now and you find it a bit later on in this blog.

Watch below a little video clip from the Baku and The Chrystal Arena by night:

We keep you posted on the developments here in Baku from Eurovision 2012.


Greetings and First Impressions from Baku

Saturday 13 May 2012 - Welcome to Baku!!! 
The Home of the Eurovision Song Contest 2012.

Hello dear Eurovision friends to the very first Blog of JP from Radio International from the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 which is the 57th Song Contest in its history. It all kicked off in 1956 in Switzerland with the host national also winning the Contest with Lys Assia who performed "Refrain" in Lugano.

In 2011, Azerbaijan won the Eurovision Song Contest with Eldar & Nigar singing "Running scared" which took the Eurovision Song Contest to Baku and that is where we are right now reporting with an international team to the world.

Me made it to Baku and together with our Facebook photo album we would like to bring you as much as possible of coverage from Eurovision 2012.  Don't forget to check here regularly.

Please ind below a little video clip with the first impressions of Baku.

Enjoy the upcoming videos and interviews as well.

Eurovision 2012 - Iceland: Interview with Greta & Jonsi

(Sat 13 May 2012) And our very first interview in Baku done in the Press Centre right after the Press Conference Lilian, Roger and JP had the pleasure to interview the Icelandic representative to the Eurovision Song Contest: Greta Salome & Jonsi who perform the song "Never Forget" in Semi Final 1 at Number 2. Jonsi has represented Iceland previously in 2004 with the song "Heaven".

But now enjoy the interview with our friends from Iceland.