|Norway - Alexander Rybak
"That's How You Write A Song"
TAlexander Rybakat's How You Write A Song
| Alexander was born in Minsk, Belarus and raised in Oslo from the age of 5. He learned to play violin at an early age, and it was not long before he started performing on stage. The first recognition came in 2006 with his participation in Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation’s talent competition Kjempesjansen (The Big Break). He entered with his own jazz inspired composition, Foolin, and won.
In 2009 Alexander Rybak became known across Europe after winning the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Moscow, Russia for Norway with the song Fairytale. His victory marked the highest recorded score in the history of the Contest at that time with a total of 387 points. Fairytale entered the Top Charts in many European countries, and the follow-up album, Fairytales, was released in 25 countries.
Before became known, Alexander has been touring both at home and abroad and has been involved in a series of different musical projects. In 2016 he appeared at the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest Stockholm participating as part of the interval act.
This year he participated in the National Final of Norway with a song that wrote and composed, That’s How You Write A Song, and won.