Feb 10, 2009

NORWAY's Fairytale Fiddler Alexander reveals BIG tour with Bettan (Bobbysocks)

Alexander Rybak, is creating a real stir in Scandinavia- since winning his qualifing rou
nd for Norsk Melodi Grand Prix last saturday with his own song called 'Fairytale' He is all of 22, born in Belarus his family moved to Norway where he won a Norwegian TV talent contest 'Grand Chance' (Kjempesjansen) in 2006.
Alexander has become the Top favourite to win Norsk MGP on 22nd Feburary, he certainly has a terrific tune & style that would make a top 5 placing for Norway in Eurovision this year again. We hope Alex will take the Norway MGP crown this year. Although his calender will be full as in March he's excepted to join Elizabeth Andreassen's Big Spellmann tour.

Elisabeth is one half of Bobbysocks ( who won ESC 1985 ) she is known as Bettan today. She gained permission from Abba's Benny Andersson to record a Norwegian version of his classic folk song 'Klinga Mina Klockor' As in keeping with Benny's original she gathered together
a female choir of likes of Guri Schanke & Monica Hjelle for the recording.

See Terrific Clip of 'Klinga minen Klockor' Here on Norsk Tv. She is delighted to take Alexander on the road with her as her 'Spelemann' ( this is the title of her new Album of traditional folk music )

Here is young Alex's big kiss of joy at winning thu to the MGP Final with fellow norsk competitor 'Ovi' - Way to go Alex - GOOD LUCK

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