Safura had to flight to Athens on 7th May but turmoil in the Greek capital forced the Azerbaijani participant to called of her trip. The Azerbaijani artist was poised for intensive promotion in the Greek capital, with numerous high-rated TV and radio shows lined up to receive her. Among others, Safura would’ve appeared in various shows on ERT, Greek public broadcaster, MAD TV, ALTER TV, MEGA Channel, STAR Channel, and ALPHA TV. Safura was also about to meet with the Greek Eurovision representative George Alkaios.
Safura and team were sorrowed from the tragic events taking place in Athens. Greece was a very important country in singer’s promo tour schedule but social and political situation made this trip impossible. Safura sends all the best wishes to her Greek fans and hopes that all conflicts will be solved in near future. Safura hopes to visit the Greek islands after Eurovision 2010 for her summer holidays. For now Safura is getting ready to proceed with her promo tour. She will visit Switzerland, Poland and Russia. Check Safura’s updated schedule and all news about tour at www.eurovisiontalents.com
Source: Konstantin Hudov (Euromedia)
The Maltese representative in the 55th Edition of Eurovision Song Contest taking place in Oslo Norway, namely Thea Garrett will be leaving for her destination tomorrow morning with the local press invited to see her off as she makes arrives at 11am. During her time in Oslo, the artist will be rehearsing at least twice during the first week before three dress rehearsals which will follow in the second week.
Thea Garrett had won the Malta Eurosong 2010 competition with overwhelming support from both the professional hailing from European countries as well as the public despite being quite the unknown and relative newcomer to the competition. In Oslo she will be joined by Jes Sciberras who will be playing the part of the seagull, three backing vocalists being Pamela, Jackie Pace Delicata and Nadine Axisa, composer Jason Paul Cassar and lyricist Sunny Aquilina. Recent omens have been quite positive and fans across Europe are seeing Malta as a qualifier within the 8-10th region. The team of ESCflashmalta.com will be bringing you images, video and reports from Oslo to keep you updated on the happenings LIVE.
Eurovision fever has started as today the Maltese contingent heads for Oslo to start the run up for the final night. Tonight Bla Agenda will put you in the mood by presenting the whole contingent and other guests in an animated discussion that will surely interest all those Eurovision fans, and maybe even those who claim to hate Eurovision but watch it none the less.
Thea Garrett will be present to singer he song, along with her backing vocalists Nadine Axisa, Pamela and Jackie Pace Delicata. Also present will be Jason Cassar and Sunny Aquilina, who composed and wrote the lyrics to My Dream respectively. There will also be Jes Camilleri who will accompany Thea on stage. Other personalities are Head of Delegation Joe Dimech, past committee chairmen Robert Cefai and Gaetano Abela, and also Joe Grima.
Source: Press Release