Lukashenko’s Fairytale

Lukashenko’s Fairytale
Young Liberals of Norway (in Norwegian) made a statement on Eurovision winner Alexander Rybak’s visit and apparent tribute to Belarus in its current form. Rybak who was born in Belarus, but brought up in Norway won the Eurovision Song Contest this year and was initially cheered on by most of Belarusian diaspora. However, in May Rybak went to Belarus and performed for the...

Eurovision Winner with Belarusian Roots

In the middle of many bad news for Belarus, there are some news that make many Belarusian proud. And that is the Norwegian victory in the Eurovision Song Contest is also connected to Belarus. The 23-year old Alexander Rybak was born in Minsk, of Belarusian parents who moved to Norway when Rybak was 5.  The Charter ´97 News Center Eurovision 2009´s Official...