- 3.05.10 Azerbaijani representative at the Eurovision 2010 Safura Alizadeh’s video clip Drip Drop is demonstrated on the European TV channels, which are working with Azerbaijan’s Public Television. Turkey’s TRT, as well as Hungarian, Georgian, Finnish and Ukrainian public televisions already broadcasted the video clip, spokesman for Azerbaijan Public Television Tahir Mammadov reported.
Azerbaijani conductor gives concert in memory of Polish state and public figures killed in plane crash16.04.10 On April 19, Azerbaijan’s young conductor, winner of international contests Eyyub Guliyev will give a concert together with the Polish Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra in memory of Polish state and public figures killed on April 10 in a plane crash near Smolensk, Russia.
- 15.04.10 Haydar Aliyev Foundation has published famous and known in many Eastern countries -“Gabusname” book in Russian language.
Eurovision.tv: Safura needs interpreter1.04.10 Safura Alizadeh, who will represent Azerbaijan in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 in Oslo in May, gave an interview to Eurovision.tv in Sweden. According to Eurovision.tv, when doing interviews, Safura still needs an interpreter, and even though she understands most of the questions, she prefers to answer in her own language, APA reports. Safura is well aware of that when she goes to Oslo, she will be faced with thousands of journalists asking her questions in English. But the problem of language doesn’t seem to bother her much. “I’m working on my English, and I hope that I will understand everything that people say in May. Now, I do understand most of the things people say, but it’s hard to speak sometimes, even though I could do it a bit if I had to. I’m not so nervous about that.”
- 29.03.10 “Planet Parni iz Baku” KVN theatre will give 4-day concert at Haydar Aliyev Palace. Chief of the theatre, actor Tahir Imanov told APA that they would perform in front of the audience with special show program: “People may watch interesting performances of favorite actors during 2-hour program.
- 11.03.10 “I will do my best at the Eurovision contest to bring victory to Azerbaijan. I am happy that I was selected for Eurovision”, said Azerbaijani singer Safura Alizadeh, who was selected on March 2, at a press conference on Thursday, APA reports.
Bosnia and Herzegovina may be excluded from the list of participants of Eurovision Song Contest 2010
Bosnia and Herzegovina may be excluded from the list of participants of Eurovision Song Contest 2010, as today European Broadcasting Union has warned, APA reports quoting esckaz.com.24.02.10 According to the statement issued by EBU Director General Ingrid Deltenre BHRT is facing severe debt of towards the EBU. Currently BHRT’s debts to the EBU total the equivalent of nearly 2.9 million Swiss francs. "Such a level of debt would not be tolerated by the EBU or BHRT’s fellow EBU Members under normal circumstances, and it is only the very difficult situation in Bosnia-Herzegovina that has made us so patient" is said in the statement.