EIDSVOLL: She has been a smash hit with the band KEIINO and established herself as one of the country’s most popular artists. Alexandra Rotan herself has no doubt that the ability to dream big has been important to her now living solely on music. Therefore, the chairman of the jury for the Dream Scholarship 2023 hopes that young artists and cultural practitioners will make the trip to the application portal by Tuesday 15 November at 12.00 and give themselves the chance to become one of 50 scholarship winners in 2023.Continue reading
Football songs that are made solely to be there, tend to be a bit small, full of bragging and nationalistically charged words.
For someone who for 28 years has had a strained relationship with the football song “Alt for Norge”, first and foremost due to Jørn Lande’s affected and pompous “heavy ballad vocals” full of emotion, it is liberating to hear the new version with Alexandra Rotan, from Keiino, as a vocalist.Continue reading
When I was asked to make a new version of “Alt for Norge”, I immediately thought that this was an opportunity I could not say no to. It’s a song we all have a relationship with, and I hope we can create new football memories with the new version. I believe in gold for women this summer, says Rotan.Continue reading
Fred René Buljo known from the group KEiiNO ran away with honor and glory after being awarded the prize “Sámi of the Year” by Ávvir.
– This is a confirmation that what has been done means something to the Sami community and that it has been worth it.
Ambassador for the Sami culture
With the celebrity status, one can easily call Buljo an important ambassador for Sámi tradition and culture – a role he takes with a big smile.Continue reading
Teenager Fred Buljo never showed up without a hat
– I was young and afraid of what others would think, says Buljo. Now he tells how he experienced losing hair.Continue reading
Published May 13th, 2022, by Sjur Tveito, Nettavisen.noTranslated by Karina Brandt, May 16th, 2022 The artist Alexandra Rotan is inContinue reading
“Alt for Norge” (Everything for Norway), elected the championship song of all time, was once the men’s national team’s official song for the World Cup in 1994. Now that our best women are going to the European Championships, a new version of the song which was originally written by Ivar Dyrhaug and Torstein Flakne.Continue reading
KEiiNO witnesses to the natural disaster that has taken several lives: – Absolutely horrific
KEiiNO artists Alexandra Rotan (25), Tom Hugo (42) and Fred Buljo (34) were in Brisbane when the floods hit.Continue reading
Recently, the Omikron variant of the coronavirus has led to an explosive increase in the number of cases of infection. It is also noticeable in the celebrity world – almost every week a number of newly infected celebrities appear.
Now it is the band KEiiNO that is experiencing problems related to the corona. On Instagram, it appears that all three – Tom Hugo (42), Fred Buljo (34) and Alexandra Rotan (25) are infected.Continue reading
“New year – new me!”, Rotan declares on his Instagram story.
– I took a chance and dyed my hair dark. Would go into the new year with a new look, says the artist to VG.
– I like it very much! Still a little unfamiliar with looking at myself in the mirror, but I like it. I have always loved dyeing my hair and trying new things. Gets bored quickly, she elaborates.
– I hereby change the expression to «brunettes have more fun»!Continue reading
That’s why she lied to her parents before the “Battle of the Stars”
Good Evening Norway (TV 2): Artist Alexandra Rotan (25) did not dare to tell her parents what she actually did the day before the final in «Battle of the Stars». Now she reveals her lie.Continue reading
Battle of the Stars finalist Alexandra Rotan: Does not receive KEiiNO salary abroad
The recent silver winner reveals that the band project is running a deficit internationally. Next autumn, she will start a solo career.
This weekend, Alexandra Rotan congratulated her “Battle of the Stars” rival Bjørn Tomren on the victory – apparently just as jubilantly happy, after ten weeks of exposure in prime time on NRK.
Exposure is also a key word for the band she is known as a third of, the Melodi Grand Prix institution KEiiNO.
In a recent application to the Norwegian Cultural Council for the Statens kunstnerstipend, Rotan says that the band does not make money outside the home country’s borders.Continue reading